NATION: An abortion ban in Alabama has been blocked by a federal judge, per the New York Times.
IN OTHER NEWS...
Sexual assault claims against police officer
A woman says a Spokane Police officer sexually assaulted her while investigating a domestic dispute. (Spokesman-Review)
Ceasefire in Syria
In the final hours of a 150-hour ceasefire, Syrians wait for the worst. (Washington Post)
The Seattle Sounders are headed to the MLS Cup Final after a 3-1 victory against LAFC. According to the Seattle Times:
Seattle will play the winner of Wednesday’s Eastern Conference final between Atlanta United and Toronto FC in the MLS Cup at noon PT on Nov. 10. If Toronto wins Wednesday, the Sounders will host the Cup for the first time in franchise history.
Veni, vidi, Vindman
Some Republican lawmakers are defending the Army's Lt. Col. Alex Vindman from attacks on conservative media after he testified against President Trump's use of the Ukraine call. (Politico)