Auston Matthews Is a Force to Be Reckoned With: Here’s What We’re Reading

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Here’s what we’re reading today.

1. Auston Matthews outscores Gretzky, Lemieux, Crosby, Ovechkin — combined — in NHL debut

“Auston Matthews became the first player in NHL history to score four goals in his regular-season debut as the Toronto Maple Leafs fell 5-4 to the Ottawa Senators in overtime on Wednesday night.”

2. Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

“Bob Dylan, the poet laureate of the rock era, whose body of work has influenced generations of songwriters and been densely analyzed by fans, critics and academics, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.

It is the first time the honor has gone to a musician. In its citation, the Swedish Academy credited Mr. Dylan with “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.””

3. New app offers side-by-side look at Hillary and Donald’s career

“The digital team of Hillary Clinton’s campaign has launched an in-site app aimed at comparing the record of the Republican and Democratic Presidential nominees. A new “Way Back When” feature on will randomly generate a date and then, on a split screen, tell what both Trump and Clinton were doing that year.”

4. Accused New York, New Jersey bomber makes first court appearance

“The 28-year-old was laying under a sheet as his court-appointed lawyer, Peter Liguori, stood beside his bed in hospital scrubs. He did not speak aside from answering “yes” to several questions from Union County Superior Court Judge Regina Caulfield about whether he understood the charges and wished Liguori to represent him.”

5. Heavy marijuana use may raise risk of osteoporosis, bone fractures

“While marijuana remains the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, it is becoming increasingly legalized, making it more important than ever to identify the potential harms of the drug. Now, a new study finds that regular, heavy marijuana use may reduce bone density, increasing the risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures.”

Photo: Toronto Star