The Monday Catchup

Morsi is the second Egyptian head of state to face criminal charges in the last three years.

Morsi is the second Egyptian head of state to face criminal charges in the last three years.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over Halloweekend:

The Lead Story: Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi went on trial today, in what amounted to his first public appearance since being removed from power in early July. Morsi proclaimed himself the legitimate ruler of of Egypt and his case was adjourned until this January. The country is still being run by a military-led government.

Everything Else:

In an attempt to guide the education of young Palestinians, Hamas has begun introducing its own textbooks.

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has been rejected clemency by the U.S. government. So I hope he likes working for the Russian Facebook.

Buzzfeed let an Australian draw a map of the United States and it’s hilarious.

A huge trove of art — thought to have been looted by Nazis — was discovered in a Munich apartment in 2011, says German magazine Focus.

SNL brought on Scandal star Kerry Washington to address criticisms of a lack of diversity on the show.

Been polishing your resume? See what recruiters look at in the six seconds they look at your credentials.

The Long Read: After losing the first 2012 presidential debate to Mitt Romney, President Obama told his closest advisors that he feared the worst. “I don’t know if I can do this,” said the President. Check out an excerpt from Double Down, the sequel to Game Change by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.

The Weather: Looks like rain on Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the high 40s/low 50s throughout the week.

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