Things you should know today: 10/23/18


Weary migrants still far reaching US border

Central American children traveling with a caravan of thousands of migrants rest on a plastic tarp as their parents set up camp in a public park after arriving to Huixtla, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 22. Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

A group of migrants from Central America has gained more and more members as it heads north toward the U.S. border, numbering about 7,000 as it travels through Mexico. President Donald Trump has speculated there are terrorists among those in the caravan.

Dangerous category 4 Hurricane Willa closing in on Mexico coast

This GOES East satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Willa in the eastern Pacific, on a path toward Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, Oct. 22. (NOAA via AP)

A decree of “extraordinary emergency” was issued for areas of southwestern Mexico as Hurricane Willa heads toward an afternoon landfall Tuesday, Oct. 23. Officials are evacuating 7,000 to 8,000 people in low-lying farmland and resort towns.

MoviePass to be jettisoned by parent company

This Aug. 23 file photo shows Movie Pass debit cards and used movie tickets in New York. The parent company of MoviePass says that it plans to spin off the discount movie ticket subscription service into a separate public company. Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. said Tuesday, Oct. 23, that the new subsidiary will be called MoviePass Entertainment Holdings Inc. and be a film production, marketing and exhibition company. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., the parent company of MoviePass, is dropping the monthly subscription service. MoviePass, which will now be its own company, has struggled because of service outages and unprofitability.

BYU ranked 57th best college in nation

A new report from WalletHub ranked the best American colleges and universities based on a variety of factors, including tuition costs, career placements and student selectivity. BYU ranked 57th overall, ahead of University of Utah (146th) and Utah State University (492nd).

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