Nobel Peace Prize: Here’s the announcement from the committee:
“for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011”— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 9, 2015
Obama in Oregon: The president will meet with the families of the victims of last week’s mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon. After the shooting, Obama called for tighter gun-control laws, adding: “This is something we should politicize. It is relevant to our common life together, to the body politic.”
Walter Scott settlement: His family will receive $6.5 million in compensation from the city of North Charleston, South Carolina. The unarmed black man was shot to death by a local police officer as he fled in April. The council’s vote was 10-0.