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(CNN)The World Food Programme just won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for “acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon.”

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)1. Kidnapping plotThirteen people have been charged in an alleged domestic terrorism plot to overthrow several state governments and kidnap state officials, including Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Several suspects associated with a militia group called the “Wolverine Watchmen” were allegedly gathering intel on local law enforcement and training to attack the Michigan capitol building. Whitmer thanked FBI agents for foiling the plot and called out President Trump for “giving comfort to those who spread fear and hatred and division.” Trump and some conservative supporters have long criticized Whitmer for her stricter-than-average approach to coronavirus restrictions. There has been a nationwide increase in vigilante and militia activity in the wake of widespread protests and general political uncertainty, and concerns loom that militia groups will try to intimidate voters as the election nears.Gov. Whitmer: After kidnapping plot, they're attacking meGov. Whitmer: After kidnapping plot, they're attacking meGov. Whitmer: After kidnapping plot, they're attacking meJUST WATCHEDGov. Whitmer: After kidnapping plot, they’re attacking meReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Gov. Whitmer: After kidnapping plot, they’re attacking me 01:47Read More2. Coronavirus The US is averaging more than 45,000 new Covid-19 positive tests a day, more than double what it saw in June. It’s an ominous increase that’s stoking even more concern for a potentially devastating winter. The CDC predicts deaths in the US could reach 233,000 by the end of this month, and projections from the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation show more than 2,900 Americans could die daily by January. Vaccine efforts are revving up around the world to prevent such tragic outcomes. China just joined the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative, which aims to provide global access to effective Covid-19 vaccines. More than 75 high-income countries have committed money to the project. The US, which severed its ties to WHO, and Russia are not among them. See the 11 states that set new Covid-19 daily case recordSee the 11 states that set new Covid-19 daily case recordSee the 11 states that set new Covid-19 daily case recordJUST WATCHEDSee the 11 states that set new Covid-19 daily case recordReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

See the 11 states that set new Covid-19 daily case record 02:013. White House House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing a new bill that would give Congress a role in determining whether the US President must be forced out of office if he or she is incapable of doing the job. The measure stands virtually no chance of becoming law. But President Trump’s erratic behavior following his coronavirus diagnosis and the secrecy surrounding his recovery have led to increased discussion among his opponents about whether he is fit to carry out his duties. Meanwhile, Trump has said he will not participate in the next debate after the Commission on Presidential Debates changed next Thursday’s debate to a virtual format due to the President’s Covid-19 diagnosis. It’s not clear what happens next. An in-person debate could be scheduled after Trump’s required quarantine period is over, or Joe Biden could end up doing the next debate solo, in a town hall format.No, Trump and Biden won't be the first. See 1960's 'virtual' presidential debateNo, Trump and Biden won't be the first. See 1960's 'virtual' presidential debateNo, Trump and Biden won't be the first. See 1960's 'virtual' presidential debateJUST WATCHEDNo, Trump and Biden won’t be the first. See 1960’s ‘virtual’ presidential debateReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

No, Trump and Biden won’t be the first. See 1960’s ‘virtual’ presidential debate 01:184. Stimulus After publicly calling for a halt to bipartisan stimulus negotiations this week, President Trump now says he is, in fact, interested in a large-scale deal. Congress is still seemingly far away from reaching a stimulus package that satisfies everyone. Rep. Pelosi has rejected piecemeal bills from the GOP to address specific problems, including one yesterday to revive the struggling airline industry. Democratic leaders want a comprehensive stimulus deal instead. As both sides struggle to come to an agreement, the economy remains in anxious limbo. First-time jobless benefit claims — an indication of general unemployment numbers — remain about four times as high as they were before the pandemic.America's job recovery is at a crossroadsAmerica's job recovery is at a crossroadsAmerica's job recovery is at a crossroadsJUST WATCHEDAmerica’s job recovery is at a crossroadsReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

America’s job recovery is at a crossroads 01:115. Hong Kong Activists are accusing Hong Kong’s government of colluding with China to surveil and apprehend fugitives fleeing the city to escape increasing political crackdowns. The claims arose after 12 Hong Kongers were caught trying to reach the self-governing island of Taiwan. Most of them were on bail or facing charges related to last year’s anti-government unrest. They are now being detained in China and could face serious national security charges. Activists have concluded that Hong Kong knew of their escape and deliberately let the fugitives be apprehended by authorities in mainland China, thereby exposing them to harsher penalties. Several prominent political activists have fled the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong over a national security law that criminalizes sedition, secession and subversion.Activists are fleeing Hong Kong, once a safe havenActivists are fleeing Hong Kong, once a safe havenchina coast guard hong kong protesters taiwan Watson pkg intl ldn vpx_00014504JUST WATCHEDActivists are fleeing Hong Kong, once a safe havenReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Activists are fleeing Hong Kong, once a safe haven 03:22BREAKFAST BROWSEA fly is the breakout star of the vice presidential debate We really will find amusement in anything, won’t we? Merchandise got a fly makeover after the VP debateMerchandise got a fly makeover after the VP debatefly mike pence debate merchandise vice president moos pkg ebof vpx_00010819JUST WATCHEDMerchandise got a fly makeover after the VP debateReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Merchandise got a fly makeover after the VP debate 02:19Dollar General to open new stores targeting wealthier shoppersThe new stores will feature goods priced around $5. So, Five Dollar General?People are buying more pizza during the pandemic …… But it also costs more for restaurants to make them and maintain a clean facility, so it’s a win/lose deal. How beer delivery saved this Seattle pizza chainHow beer delivery saved this Seattle pizza chainHow beer delivery saved this Seattle pizza chainJUST WATCHEDHow beer delivery saved this Seattle pizza chainReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

How beer delivery saved this Seattle pizza chain 01:32’The West Wing’ cast is reuniting This headline is very confusing if you forget that “The West Wing” is a TV show. There have been sightings of a hairy, venomous caterpillar in VirginiaAll together now: NO MORE SCARY BUGS IN 2020! TODAY’S NUMBER57 millionThat’s how many people watched the vice presidential debate, according to Nielsen.Watch the key moments from the vice presidential debateWatch the key moments from the vice presidential debateWatch the key moments from the vice presidential debateJUST WATCHEDWatch the key moments from the vice presidential debateReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Watch the key moments from the vice presidential debate 03:24TODAY’S QUOTEThe whole time these entities knew that by pressing the ‘go’ button, kids would get very sick and their lives would be forever changed. But the potential profits seemingly outweighed the known risks, and greed, money and power won out.Corey Stern, attorney for plaintiffs suing three investment banks for their alleged role in underwriting a deal for Flint, Michigan, to change water sources, leading to the ongoing water crisisFlint residents line up for miles to get bottled water (2019)Flint residents line up for miles to get bottled water (2019)Flint residents still need bottled water 2019 orig vstan JM_00005305JUST WATCHEDFlint residents line up for miles to get bottled water (2019)ReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Flint residents line up for miles to get bottled water (2019) 02:27TODAY’S WEATHERAnother storm approachesHurricane Delta is on track to slam southwest Louisiana today at or near major hurricane strength around the same spot Hurricane Laura hit just six weeks ago. Follow the storm’s path here.Hurricane Delta strengthens as it heads toward Louisiana coastHurricane Delta strengthens as it heads toward Louisiana coastHurricane Delta strengthens as it heads toward Louisiana coastJUST WATCHEDHurricane Delta strengthens as it heads toward Louisiana coastReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Hurricane Delta strengthens as it heads toward Louisiana coast 03:12Check your local forecast here>>>AND FINALLYHey Siri, tell me about parakeets If Siri were a person, she would be EXTREMELY confused by this talkative parakeet’s many, many questions for her. (Click here to view.)

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