Debate recaps from GA and OH, a look at ‘meme stocks’: 5 Things podcast

On today’s episode of the 5 Things podcast: White coaches challenge owners on NFL diversity woes

Columnist Nancy Armour explains. Plus, Georgia governor candidates hit the debate stage, U.S. Congressional candidates do the same in Ohio, the death toll rises in Nigerian flooding and trending news reporter Anna Kaufman looks at “meme stocks.”

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Taylor Wilson:

Good morning. I’m Taylor Wilson and this is 5 Things you need to know Tuesday, the 18th of October, 2022. Today, a look inside an NFL owners meeting and pushback on the league’s diversity woes, plus debates around the country as midterms heat up and more.

Here are some of the top headlines:

  1. At least four people are dead and six missing after a Russian war plane crashed yesterday in Russia. The crash also set off a fire in a nine story apartment building.
  2. Opening statements may begin as early as today in the trial of Danny Masterson, former star of the sitcom That 70s Show. Three women say he raped them two decades ago. The trial’s key figures are all current or former members of the Church of Scientology.
  3. And Australia is dropping recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The move reverses a previous government’s recognition.

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