Beyond the Brick: This Week’s News from around the Web

  1. Audio tapes of Donald Trump making lewd comments about women in 2005 surfaced October 8, the day before the second Presidential debate.
  2. The second Presidential debate was Sunday, October 9. Check out the highlights of this historic and controversial debate.
  3. President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia won the Nobel Prize in Peace (see our interview with Colombian teacher Sandra Bush about the peace referendum) and music legend Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  4. The world’s longest reigning monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, died at 88.
  5. A pair of storms is expected to hit Western Washington throughout this weekend, bringing with it possible damage from wind and rain.