Top 5 On the Go: Thursday October 15

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...


It's the evening of Thursday, October 15 and these are the top stories you need to know right now on AOL.com.



1. Few signs of improvement for Lamar Odom after collapse
Lamar Odom spent a third day on life support in a Nevada hospital. Doctors said he had experienced a series of strokes.

2. US analysts knew Afghan site was hospital
A report today revealed that American analysts had been collecting intelligence on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan before it was destroyed in a military attack. The Pentagon initially claimed the attack was to protect U.S. troops.

3. NOAA: Thanks to El Nino, the US looks pretty wet this winter
Forecasters said today the El Nino coming this winter is going to drench much of the United States, including drought-stricken California.

4. Does Hillary Clinton want Julian Castro as her running mate?
Hillary Clinton revealed the name of one person she's seriously considering to be her running mate. Julian Castro is the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and previously served three terms as the mayor of San Antonio, Texas.

5. Government: No benefit hike for Social Security next year
More bad news for Social Security recipients. The government announced today there will be no cost-of-living increase in benefits next year.

To dive deeper into these stories click on the headlines in this article page. Check back every weekday to hear audio versions of the top stories on AOL.com.

See photos from the top stories below:

14 PHOTOS
Top 5 on the go October 15, 6pm
See Gallery
Top 5 On the Go: Thursday October 15
SAN ANTONIO, TX - OCTOBER 15: Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton acknowledges supporters at a 'Latinos for Hillary' grassroots event October 15, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. The event was part of the campaign's ongoing effort to build an organization outside of the four early states and work hard for every vote. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)
SAN ANTONIO, TX - OCTOBER 15: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro introduces Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton at a 'Latinos for Hillary' grassroots event October 15, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. The event was part of the campaign's ongoing effort to build an organization outside of the four early states and work hard for every vote. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)
US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro speaks at the National Fair Housing Training and Policy Conference at the Housing and Urban Development Department in Washington, DC, on September 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 15: Lamar Odom's daughter Destiny Odom, (L) son Lamar Odom Jr. (2nd R) and Liza Morales (R) exit through a back door after visiting Odom at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center on October 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
CRYSTAL, NV - OCTOBER 14: Signs for the Dennis Hof's Love Ranch is seen October 14, 2015 in Crystal, Nevada. Former NBA player Lamar Odom was found unconscious during a visit at the brothel and has been hospitalized at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 27: Lamar Odom, #7 of Laboral Kutxa Vitoria competes with Earl Calloway, #11 of Unicaja Malaga during the 2013-2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Date 8 game between Laboral Kutxa Vitoria v Unicaja Malaga at Fernando Buesa Arena on February 27, 2014 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. (Photo by Rafa Rivas/EB via Getty Images)
This combo of images provided by NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration), shows the three-month temperature, left, and precipitation forecasts for the U.S. Forecasters say this winter El Nino is about to leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California. NOAA on Thursday issued a winter forecast, heavily influenced by one of the strongest El Ninos on record. (NOAA via AP)
This combo of images provided by NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration), shows the three-month temperature, left, and precipitation forecasts for the U.S. Forecasters say this winter El Nino is about to leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California. NOAA on Thursday issued a winter forecast, heavily influenced by one of the strongest El Ninos on record. (NOAA via AP)
These false-color images provided by NASA satellites compare warm Pacific Ocean water temperatures from the strong El Nino that brought North America large amounts of rainfall in 1997, left, and the current El Nino as of Oct. 1, 2015, right. Warmer ocean water that normally stays in the western Pacific, shown from cooler to warmer as lighter orange to red to white areas, moves east along the equator toward the Americas. Evidence is mounting that the El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California, potentially easing the stateâs punishing drought but also bringing the risk of chaotic storms like those that battered the region in the late 1990s. In the clearest warning yet that Southern California could be due for a deluge, meteorologists said in a report last week that the already strong El Nino has a 95 percent chance of lasting through the winter before weakening in the spring. (NASA via AP)
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015 file photo, injured Doctors Without Borders staff are seen near their hospital after it was hit by a U.S. airstrike. Days before the Oct. 3 U.S. air attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on the facility â which they knew was a protected medical site â because they believed it was being used by a Pakistani operative to coordinate Taliban activity, The Associated Press has learned. (Médecins Sans Frontières via AP, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015 file photo, the Doctors Without Borders hospital is in flames in Kunduz, Afghanistan, after being hit by a U.S. airstrike. Days before the Oct. 3 U.S. air attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on the facility â which they knew was a protected medical site â because they believed it was being used by a Pakistani operative to coordinate Taliban activity, The Associated Press has learned. (Médecins Sans Frontières via AP, File)
The repaired gate of a Doctors Without Borders hospital is shown in Kunduz, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. The cause of the damage that took place Thursday was unknown at the time of photographing. Taliban fighters took control of the key northern city late last month, leading to a protracted battle with Afghan forces supported by U.S. airstrikes. During the fighting, a U.S. air attack hit the hospital, killing at least 12 Doctors Without Borders staff and 10 patients. (AP Photo/Najim Rahim)
Detail of several Social Security Cards and cash money symbolizing retirement pensions financial safety
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE
SHOW CAPTION +
HIDE CAPTION
Read Full Story

People are Reading