Quickly catch up on the day's news

(CNN)Here's what you might have missed Thursday on CNN:

--The FBI's background report on Brett Kavanaugh dropped earlier today. But don't focus on what Sen. Chuck Grassley or Sen. Chuck Schumer have to say about it. Whether Kavanaugh gets confirmed all comes down to five senators. Here's how they might vote.
--A reporter and critic of the current Saudi leadership has been missing since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday afternoon. Now, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Turkey has been called in.
-- Seven Russian intelligence officers were charged in a US indictment alleging the use of cybercrimes to distract from state-sponsored sports doping.
    -- A man killed in a car explosion over the weekend in Allentown, Pennsylvania, intentionally carried out the blast that also killed his 2-year-old son and another man, officials say.
    -- Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was sentenced to 28 years in prison for the death of a man during a hit-and-run incident on the set of the movie "Straight Outta Compton."
    -- Elon Musk just got some homework. Due date: October 11.
    -- New research suggests high-population cities have longer-lasting flu seasons, while lower-population cities have shorter but more intense seasons. No one wins here.
    -- It might be a good week to try going meatless. A salmonella outbreak caused a recall of 6.5 million pounds of beef and a deadly listeria outbreak forced a recall of 89,000 pounds of ready-to-eat ham.
      -- The secret's out: We all know the only reason we're going to Costco is for the $1.50 food court hot dogs.
      -- It's the case of two Michelle Williamses. Actress Michelle Williams and singer Michelle Williams look nothing alike, but that doesn't stop them from being mistaken for one another.