Morning Must Reads: November 8

In the news: Iran's nuclear program; Obama's ACA rollout apology; election aftermath; Twitter's rising stock; a super typhoon in the Philippines

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • “After years of fruitless negotiations, Western and Iranian diplomats are on the verge of an agreement that would freeze Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for an easing of some economic sanctions…” [NYT]
  • “Saudi Arabia, having largely abandoned hope that the United States will spearhead international efforts to topple the Assad regime, is embarking on a major new effort to train Syrian rebel forces…” [Foreign Policy]
  • Polio Epidemic Could Follow Syrian Refugees to Europe [National Journal]
  • Another Stunning Reversal In President Obama’s Talking Points On Obamacare [TIME]
  • “The Senate passed a historic piece of gay rights legislation Thursday that would ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees, another milestone victory for a gay rights movement that has been gaining favor in the courts and electoral politics…” [WashPost]
  • Rules to Require Equal Coverage for Mental Ills [NYT]
  • Bill de Blasio’s Campaign Manager on Dante, Weiner, and What Joe Lhota Did That Was ‘Beneath Him’ [New York]
  • Virginia Triggers GOP Circular Firing Squad [Politico]
  • “Twitter Inc. jumped 73 percent in its trading debut, as investors paid a premium for its promises of fast growth. The stock rose to $44.90 at the close in New York from the initial public offering price of $26, delivering the biggest one-day pop for an IPO that raised more than $1 billion since Ltd. debuted in 2007…” [Bloomberg]
  • “Regulators moved Thursday to banish trans fat, the artery-clogging ingredient long used to make french fries crispy and pastries flaky, from the American diet…” [WSJ]
  •  The Seduction of George W. Bush [Foreign Policy]
  • Super typhoon Haiyan closes in on Philippines among strongest storms ever [WashPost]