AP Top Stories October 26 P

Here's the latest for Monday, October 26th: Trump back on campaign trail with 8 days to go; Early vote total exceeds 2016; US stocks tumble toward worst day in a month amid virus woes; and Susan B. Anthony headstone covered in plexiglass.

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- This is AP News Minute. With eight days to go before election day, President Trump hit the campaign trail Monday with a focus on the must-win state of Pennsylvania. The president planned to hold three rallies in the state, while his democratic rival Joe Biden stayed close to home, making an unannounced stop at a campaign field office in Chester, Pennsylvania to greet voters.

- The number of people casting an early ballot in the presidential election now surpasses those who voted early during all of 2016. That's more than 58 million people voting with still over a week to go before election day.

- Stocks slumped in Monday trading on Wall Street, deepening last week's losses, as a troubling climb in Coronavirus counts threatens the global economy. Coronavirus counts are spiking in much of the United States and Europe, raising concerns about more damage to the still weakened economy.

- People putting their "I voted" stickers on women's suffrage leader Susan B Anthony's headstone will see something new this year-- a plastic cover. Her headstone, in a cemetery in Rochester, New York, now has a shield to prevent further degradation to the marble from the stickers' glue, and the cleaners used to remove the stickers.

- Ed Donahue, the Associated Press, with AP News Minute.