Start your day here: Biden's plan to push the spending bill forward; the latest in the 'Rust' shooting; NPR's Halloween favorites

Published October 28, 2021 at 7:51 AM EDT
Joe Biden, wearing a dark coat and dark pants, smiles while walking up a ramp in front of a large American flag. Two security agents stand on either side of the frame.
Alex Brandon
President Biden walks on stage to speak at a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday.

Good morning,

Here's what we're following today:

President Biden leaves for Europe: He will attend the G-20 summit in Rome and the U.N. climate summit COP26 in Glasgow. But first, he plans to announce the outlines of a revised spending proposal that he thinks Democrats can agree to.

The Rust shooting: Although no charges have been ruled out, authorities cautioned against jumping to conclusions about the events on the set of the film Rust that left cinematographer Halyna Hutchins dead.

Halloweekend: A roundup of our favorite movies, books and a few trick-or-treat safety tips.

🎧 Also, on Up First, our daily podcast, data is expected to show the U.S. economy has slowed.

— The Morning Edition live blog team

(Carol Ritchie, Rachel Treisman, Nell Clark, Scott Neuman, Manuela López Restrepo and Chris Hopkins)