Things you should know today: 10/30/17

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Manafort, Gates indicted in first charges from Russia probe

Andrew Harnik
Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort leaves his home in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in Washington. Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, have been told to surrender to federal authorities Monday, according to reports and a person familiar with the matter. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, had an indictment filed in federal courts in Washington on Monday accusing both with charges of conspiracy against the United States and funneling millions of dollars through foreign companies and bank accounts.

Severe storm leaves about 700K without power in Northeast

A woman walks by a food stand and a tree that were toppled by a storm in Freeport, Maine, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. A strong wind storm has caused widespread power outages. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

More than 700,000 people lost power and hundreds of schools are closed in northern New England after a severe storm hit early Monday morning with soaking rain and hurricane-force wind gusts.

Health law sign-ups start, and some see a ‘hostile takeover’

Cliff Owen
Elizabeth Stone, 29, outside of INOVA Fairfax Hospital Center where she underwent an autologous stem-cell transplant in 2013, in Fairfax, VA, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. Stone was diagnosed with lymphoma in her mid-20s, and with treatment has kept the cancer in check for five years. She doesn’t qualify for subsidized premiums, but without the ACA she questions if any insurer would have covered her. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Premiums push even higher as sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act begins. The Trump administration is cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process, giving people fewer choices and leaving many uninsured.

What The Cast Of Stranger Things Looks Like In Real Life

See where all of your favorite Stranger Things characters came from and what they look like when they aren’t in Hawkins.

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