Wreckage from Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo is shown in this still image captured from KNBC video footage from Mojave, California October 31, 2014. REUTERS/KNBC-TV

Virgin Galactic spaceship test flight ends in fatal crash

LOS ANGELES - A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one crew member and seriously injuring the other.  Full Article | Video 

Kurdish peshmerga forces enter Syria's Kobani after further air strikes 6:21pm EDT

SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD - A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish forces in Turkey rolled late on Friday across the border into Syria to help Syrian Kurds defend the besieged town of Kobani that has become the focus of a Western-backed war against Islamic State insurgents. | Video

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he speaks at a campaign event for U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, who is running for Governor of Maine, while at the Portland Expo in Maine October 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Larry Downing

Republicans have edge in midterm turnout war

WASHINGTON - A daunting reality looms for President Barack Obama's Democrats ahead of congressional elections: Voters from the Republican Party are much more fired up.  Full Article | Video 

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power speaks during a Reuters Newsmaker panel discussion, "The Ebola Crisis: How it Arose and What you Need to Know," in New York October 31, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Ebola: How it arose and what you need to know

At a Reuters Newsmaker event and panel in New York, U.S Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power said current federal rules balance the public's fear with science.  Video 

Eric Matthew Frein exits the Pike County Courthouse with police officers after an arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2014.  REUTERS/Mark Makela

Suspect in Pennsylvania ambush denied bail

MILFORD Pa. - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and wearing the handcuffs of the Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of killing, was held without bail after on first-degree murder and other charges.  Full Article 

People embrace as they stand near ballot boxes during a parliamentary election at a school gym in the village of Semyonovka near Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukraine’s vote proves Putin wrong

More than 40 percent of the vote in this past weekend’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine went to two liberal, pro-European parties, one headed by President Petro Poroshenko.  Commentary 

California state worker Albert Jagow (L) goes over his retirement options with Calpers Retirement Program Specialist JeanAnn Kirkpatrick at the Calpers regional office in Sacramento, California October 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Max Whittaker

How to get out of debt

Financial adviser Eric Brotman offers strategies for cutting debt from student loans and elder care -- and how to avoid money woes in the first place.  Video