The Morning Dispatch: Judgment Day

Happy Tuesday! Tune in to a special edition of Dispatch Live tonight at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. Sarah, David, Steve, and Jonah will be breaking down the early election results, and what conclusions we can—and can’t—draw from them. Details here!

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • At least 22 people were killed and 22 more were injured in a terror attack on Kabul University in Afghanistan. The shootings, which Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani denounced as a “despicable act of terror,” have been claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.

  • Several people were injured and several more are believed to be dead in what Austria’s interior minister Karl Nehammer called “an apparent terror attack” in Vienna’s Inner City district. One attacker was killed in the exchange of gunfire and the other is “on the run,” according to Nehammer.

  • President Donald Trump alluded to plans to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci—the leading federal infectious disease expert—after the election. Following chants from a Florida crowd to “Fire Fauci,” Trump responded, “Don’t tell anybody, but let me wait until a little bit after the election.” Joe Biden fired back during a campaign event in Ohio: “Elect me, and I’m going to hire Dr. Fauci, and we’re going to fire Donald Trump.”

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