What We're Following This Morning

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Republican debate: As my colleagues noted last night, the presidential debate in Milwaukee was substantive, but it left much of the field unchanged though “a couple candidates managed to boost their fortunes.”

The road to dialogue in Myanmar: The National League for Democracy is seeking talks with the government in Myanmar after the opposition’s apparent landslide victory in the parliamentary election. But a government spokesman says a meeting is possible only after the final results are declared. Update: More here

A mega-merger: Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest beer-maker, has formally agreed to buy SABMiller, the world’s second-largest, for $105.5 billion. As David reported when the deal was announced: “A partial list of the beers the deal will bring under the same roof would fuel a raucous weekend on any college campus: Bud, Bud Light, Corona, Michelob, Stella Artois, Becks, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Coors, Coors Light, Grolsch, Icehouse, Keystone, Milwaukee’s Best, Blue Moon, Foster’s, Pilsner Urquell, Peroni, Miller Lite, and High Life.”

Refugee crisis: There are seven children among the at least 14 people who died when a boat carrying migrants and refugees to Greece capsized off the Turkish coast. Twenty-seven people were rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard.

Weather on Veterans Day: