- Deportations hit a record high.
- September's jobs report comes out.
- The Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo wins the Nobel Peace Prize; the Chinese government cries blasphemy.
- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shuts down an expensive construction project.
- Barack Obama signs a bill to reduce the number of documents classified as secret…
- …and vetoes a bill that would have made it easier to accept out-of-state notarizations.
- The Mexican town of Ascensión fires its police force.
- I pay dead people.