October Snow: The Northeast received an early taste of winter over the weekend, The New York Times reports. A fall snowstorm left more than three million people without electricity Sunday.
Pig Case: The U.S. Supreme Court this week will take up a case between the pork industry and California over what to do with pigs that cannot or refuse to walk when they come to a slaughterhouse, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Fast and Furious: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. will appear before the House Judiciary Committee in December to testify about the botched gun operation called Fast and Furious, Politico reports. “I am looking forward to Eric Holder coming to testify in front of House Judiciary,” Committee member Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said. “I expect that the questions will come fast and furious."
Law Firm Allegations: Former Nixon Peabody partner David Tamman is alleging in a suit he filed last week that the firm made him a scapegoat in a Securities and Exchange Commission probe of a former client, The Am Law Daily reports. The firm said in a statement that it "has acted completely appropriately in cooperating with the SEC on this issue."
Population Milestone: A newborn in the Philippines is one the babies who symbolically brought the world population to 7 billion people, the Associated Press reports.