News on a school bus hijacking, fallout from the government shutdown and “South Park.”


News to know

A 22-year-old man armed with a knife hijacked a school bus this morning in Arkansas. There were 11 elementary school students and the driver on the bus when the man took control, and no one was hurt. A woman who witnessed the hijacking called police, and cruisers chased the bus before 10 miles before the driver gave up.

Quote of note

"The tea party’s favorability rating has fallen across most groups since June, but the decline has been particularly dramatic among moderate and liberal Republicans. In the current survey, just 27 percent of moderate and liberal Republicans have a favorable impression of the tea party, down from 46 percent in June." - Statement from the Pew Research Center on the fallout from the government shutdown.

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