HEADLINES: Catch Up On the Rest of the News 10/28/2022

ELON CRASHES TWITTER HQ: Ahead of Elon Musk’s looming takeover of Twitter, the billionaire tech mogul showed up Wednesday at the company’s San Francisco headquarters carrying a bathroom sink emblazoned with the phrase: “Entering Twitter HQ – let that sink in!” A day earlier, Musk issued a statement reassuring users and advertisers that his plan to loosen content restrictions on Twitter will not turn the platform into a “free-for-all hellscape.” Read more.

PRAYING FOOTBALL COACH WINS BIG: Joseph Kennedy, who was fired by a Washington State school district in 2015 after he refused to stop praying with players on the field before games, must be reinstated as Bremerton High School assistant football coach by March, according to a joint stipulation filed Tuesday. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in June that Kennedy’s public prayers were protected by the First Amendment. Read more.

GDP REPORT DROPS: The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6% annual rate in the third quarter due largely to a positive balance of trade and increased prices, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Sluggish consumer spending, commercial real estate investment, and home sales reflected the growing impact of inflation and repeated interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. Read more.