Today's edition of quick hits:* Mosul: "Iraq's special forces entered the outskirts of Mosul on Tuesday and were advancing toward its more urban center despite fierce resistance by ISIS fighters who hold the city, an Iraqi general said."* Alabama: "At least seven workers were injured Monday when an explosion occurred along the Colonial Pipeline in rural Alabama, not far where it burst last month, authorities said."* That must've been an interesting chat: "Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey met Monday to discuss reviewing as swiftly as possible the newly discovered emails that could be related to their probe of Hillary Clinton's private server, officials told NBC News."* A case to watch: "The Republican National Committee, accused last week of scheming to suppress minority turnout on Election Day, was ordered to give Democratic leaders any evidence of deals with Donald Trump's campaign for his supporters to stand watch at polling places."* Related news out of Nevada: "Democrats are alleging in court that the Republican National Committee violated a longstanding agreement not to conduct poll monitoring activities, and denied the activities to a judge."* New Jersey: "After more than three years since the infamous lane closure scandal known as 'Bridgegate,' which has continually dogged New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the fate of two of his former allies is officially in the hands of jurors who have begun deliberations."
* A very rare look at the residence: "President Barack Obama likes to say the White House is the 'people's house.' Now, the people are getting a look at the rooms where he lives. Exclusive photos published Tuesday by Architectural Digest are giving the public its first glimpse of private areas on the second floor of the White House."Anything to add? Consider this an open thread.