Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange while waiting for the IPO of Shell Midstream Partners LP in New York October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Dow at record high on rally

NEW YORK - The Dow industrials hit a record high as stocks rallied on Wall Street after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program.  Full Article 

Fired-up Republicans have edge in midterm turnout war 3:45pm EDT

WASHINGTON - A daunting reality looms for President Barack Obama's Democrats ahead of U.S. congressional elections on Tuesday: Voters from the Republican Party are much more fired up.

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Virgin Galactic ship crashes during test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight in the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.  Full Article 

A worker is decontaminated during an Ebola training session held by Spain's Red Cross in Madrid October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Judge eases limits on nurse who treated Ebola

FORT KENT Maine - A Maine judge imposed limited restrictions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and rejected a bid by state officials for more stringent measures.  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 

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

Frein appears in court after $10 million manhunt

MILFORD Pa. - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt for the suspected killing of a Pennsylvania trooper, was held without bail after facing murder charges in court.  Full Article 

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 

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"Kim Jong Un" brings Halloween humor to Hong Kong protests

Halloween has come to Hong Kong, wth characters like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and a Maoist red guard bringing humor to pro-democracy protesters occupying the central business district. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)