Afternoon Shots: November 8

DC’s mayoral race heats up, ramen burgers reach Washington, and things to do this weekend.

By: Benjamin Freed

Life imitates The Newsroom: CBS News retracts and apologizes for a recent 60 Minutes report about the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya. [Post]

Double Down, the gossipy new book about the 2012 presidential campaign, is full of obscure adjectives and obnoxious alliteration. [New York Times]

DC residents who want a mayoral candidate “with some integrity” opt for scandal-ridden Council member Vincent Orange. [Capital Comment]

Metro is working on the Red, Blue, Orange, and Yellow lines this weekend, and is running on a weekend schedule on Monday, Veterans Day. [WMATA]

Loudoun County officials pass a resolution urging the Washington Redskins, who play in Maryland, to become the “Virginia Redskins.” [WJLA]

Recount in Virginia attorney general’s race could hinge on uncounted ballots in Fairfax County. [Post]

Stunt food alert: Ramen burgers have reached Washington. [Best Bites]

Synth-pop band Grouplove tonight at American University, a 26-stop “Beerathon” starting tomorrow at noon, and other things to do this weekend. [After Hours]

Happy hour of the day: Mintwood Place (1813 Columbia Rd., NW) recently expanded its happy hour menu. Also, did we mention there's a “Beerathon” tomorrow?