A look at some of the biggest headlines today.

Impeachment bombshells highlight Trump’s power grabs

President Donald Trump seems to sense a chance to leverage expansive, uncheckable power everywhere he looks.

Senate beginning preparations for an impeachment trial

While senators await the House of Representatives to move into the public phase of their impeachment inquiry, aides and members are beginning to prepare for a likely Senate trial.


What Voyager 2 has learned since entering interstellar space

On November 5, 2018, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft became the second human-made object to cross into interstellar space. Now, scientists have shared the initial science gained by Voyager 2’s historic crossing.

Ahead of his sexual assault and rape trial, sources say Harvey Weinstein is combative and maintains innocence

Weinstein’s impending criminal trial, which is set to begin January 6, has depleted him, members of the former film executive’s small inner circle told CNN. The 67-year-old is physically weaker, but they don’t describe an otherwise changed man.

Microsoft tried a 4-day workweek in Japan. Productivity jumped 40%

A growing number of smaller companies are adopting a four-day workweek. Now the results of a recent trial at Microsoft suggest it could work even for the biggest businesses.

US begins formal withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The move is the first step in a year-long process for the US to fully vacate the landmark agreement to reduce planet-warming gas emissions, which nearly 200 nations have agreed to.

Singapore banning PMDs like e-scooters

(CNN) – Singapore has banned the riding of e-scooters on sidewalks in the city-state from Monday, November 4 after a growing number of accidents involving the motorized devices, including at least one fatality. Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min said in parliament Sunday that there would be an advisory period until December 31, involving warnings for riders.

Uber lost more than $1 billion in the third quarter, but revenue growth improved

Uber is still reporting steep losses but its revenue growth is showing some promise.

Alex Thomson’s $7.7 million racing yacht damaged in collision

Two years in the making, a revolutionary $7.7 million racing yacht is currently stricken in the Atlantic after colliding with a submerged object.

US notifies UN of Paris climate accord withdrawal

The United States has formally notified the United Nations of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. The notification begins a one-year process of exiting the global climate change accord, culminating the day after the 2020 US election. The agreement brought together 188 nations to combat climate change.

Turkey ‘captures sister of dead IS leader in raid’

The sister of former Islamic State group (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been captured in northern Syria, Turkish officials say. The 65-year-old, named as Rasmiya Awad, was detained in a raid on Monday near the town of Azaz, officials said. Turkish officials, cited by several media outlets, said the arrest could yield valuable intelligence about IS.

Recalled US ambassador felt ‘threatened’ by Trump

A recalled US ambassador at the centre of the Trump impeachment inquiry said she felt threatened by a cryptic remark the president made about her on a call. Ex-envoy to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told Congress she was “very concerned” by President Donald Trump’s comment in the phone call with Ukraine’s leader.

Lewis Hamilton’s ‘most impressive season’ in Formula 1

After clinching his sixth world title, Lewis Hamilton talked in abstract rather than concrete terms about the scale of his achievement. “I am working on a masterpiece,” he said, “and I haven’t quite finished it yet. I am trying to understand.

California Illegal Pot Seizures Top $1.5 Billion In Value

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities seized more than $1.5 billion worth of illegally grown marijuana plants in California this year – an amount an industry expert said is roughly equal to the state’s entire legal market – as part of an annual eradication program, officials said Monday.

Man Fatally Stabbed In Chicken Sandwich-Related Altercation At Popeyes

One person has died following an altercation over a chicken sandwich at a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill, Maryland, according to local reports. Prince George’s County Police confirmed to HuffPost that officers responded to a call around 7 pm Monday regarding a fight at the Popeyes and discovered an adult male suffering from stab wounds in the parking lot.

Apple Commits $2.5 Billion To Combat California Housing Crisis

Apple on Monday said it will put up $2.5 billion toward easing California’s housing crisis. The sum from Apple eclipses pledges by fellow Silicon Valley giants Google and Facebook for addressing the lack of affordable housing in a region where affluent tech workers have helped drive up the cost of homes.

Ex-Facebook head says company ‘profits partly by amplifying lies’

Facebook’s former head of Global Elections Integrity Ops left after six months on the job – and now she’s speaking out about the problems she faced when trying to fix the company’s political ad problems. In an op-ed in the on Monday, Yaël Eisenstat, who joined Facebook after working with the CIA and the White House, says she tried to sound the alarm at the company leading up to the 2016 election.

Chrissy Teigen is now a YouTuber

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Longtime fans of Chrissy Teigen will remember that before she was a social media star, she was a WordPress food blogger and lowkey chef.

Why Facebook just changed its company logo

Facebook, the company, just changed its logo and is putting the new design all over its products to show that they are different than Facebook, the app. The new logo, unveiled Monday, features a new, generic looking, all-caps design.

Boomers getting mad at everyone saying ‘OK Boomer’ makes it even funnier

Boomers are doing what they do best: Shouting on the internet. The youth – and by youth I mean anyone who understands how to rotate a pdf – are firing back at disgruntled Olds with an all-encompassing “OK, Boomer.”

Seth Meyers’ Netflix special gives fans a way to skip the Trump jokes – if they want

Seth Meyers’ first-ever comedy special Lobby Baby hits Netflix Nov. 5, and it’s a gamechanger. The revolution is not in the Late Night host’s jokes or performance, but courtesy of stand-up comedy’s ongoing disruptor: Netflix. A little over halfway through Lobby Baby, Meyers addresses the elephant in the room and prepares the audience for a set of jokes about Donald Trump.