Top 5 On the Go: Wednesday, October 28

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

top 5 on the go
It's the evening of Wednesday, October 28 and these are the top stories you need to know right now on

1. Republicans square off in third debate
The presidential candidates faced off in their third GOP debate tonight with Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio possibly outshining the party's front-runners.

2. Boehner voices few regrets, no second thoughts on way out
Speaker John Boehner, who has served on Capitol Hill for nearly a quarter-century, defended a budget deal that he pushed through the House as his final act in Congress.

3. Chicago council passes Emanuel budget with property tax hike
Chicago passed a new budget today that includes a massive $543 million tax hike in an effort to close some gaps in its finances.

4. Sheriff fires deputy for tossing student across classroom
A South Carolina sheriff said the police officer who was caught on video throwing a student onto the floor was fired today.

5. Study: Mammograms haven't cut rate of advanced breast cancer
A new report released today suggests mammograms have not prevented the most dangerous forms of breast cancer from spreading.

To dive deeper into these stories click on the headlines in this article page. Check back every weekday at 9pmET to hear audio versions of the top stories on

See photos from the top stories below:
top 5 on the go - oct. 28
See Gallery
Top 5 On the Go: Wednesday, October 28
BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 28: Presidential candidates Ohio Governor John Kasich (L-R), Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz (R-TX), New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) take the stage at the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorados Coors Events Center October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. Fourteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the third set of Republican presidential debates. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, right, listens as Ben Carson speaks during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson, left, and Donald Trump talk before the start of the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Graphic shows screenings for cancer since 1975.; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
Nurse Assisting Patient Undergoing Mammogram
Cars sit in the parking lot Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Columbia S.C. The Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Tuesday after Senior Deputy Ben Fields flipped a student backward in her desk and tossed her across the floor for refusing to leave her math class. Federal help was sought by Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, who called what happened at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, "very disturbing" and placed on Fields leave. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
In this image taken from video, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott speaks during a news conference regarding Deputy Ben Fields in Columbia, S.C., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Fields, who flipped a disruptive student out of her desk and tossed her across her math class floor was fired. Lott called his actions "unacceptable," and said videos recorded by her classmates show the girl posed no danger to anyone. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2015, file photo, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlines his 2016 proposed budget before the City Council in Chicago. The City Council easily approved the budget plan Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2015, that includes a massive property tax hike and other fees to help close a shortfall and improve the city's underfunded pension system, votes many aldermen called the most difficult of their political careers. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, shakes hands in Council chambers before outlining his 2016 proposed budget to the City Council Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, in Chicago. In his speech Emanuel called for a phased-in $543 million property tax increase, along with $45 million more for schools. He also called for other fees, including for garbage collection and ride-sharing services. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners