Five Things You Should Care About... This Week!

Here is this week's edition of "Five Things You Should Care About... This Week!" with reporter Christiana Lilly! Follow her on Twitter at @ChristianaLilly. Listen to the podcast below and read a full-recap after the jump!

5. Terror attack in New York City

- A man drove his van into a bike path in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring a dozen others

- Officially deemed an act of terrorism

- New York City's annual Halloween parade continued on that evening

4. Robert Mueller's investigation amps up

- Mueller was hiring to investigate the Trump campaign's link to Russia

- Paul Manafort, former campaign adviser, has been charged with tax fraud, money laundering

- Other high ups have been indicted and asked to testify

3. GOP releases their plan for tax reform

- One of Trump's big goals has been an overhaul of the tax system -- many say it is too complicated and taxes are too high

- Tax would go down for a lot of Americans, but there are some downers in the plan

- Wouldn't be able to write off your student loans or mortgage as much as before.

2. "House of Cards" is out

- In the slough of sexual harassment allegations, Kevin Spacey is now one of them, Netflix is putting a stop to the show while they investigate

- An actor says when he was 14, Spacey made sexual advances towards him

- Actors from "House of Cards" says he made work miserable

1. Astros win the World Series!

- Houston Astros beat the LA Dodgers to win the franchise's first ever World Series

- After everything that Houston has been through, this is a welcome piece of news 

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