An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City, October 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

NEW YORK - A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City after treating Ebola victims in West Africa tested positive for the virus, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease.  Full Article | Full Coverage 

Ground offensive against Islamic State months away in Iraq: U.S. 12:14am EDT

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE Florida - Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start waging any kind of sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State and any similar effort in Syria will take longer, officials at the U.S. military's Central Command said on Thursday.

A woman sits under a yellow umbrella as pro-democracy protesters gather on a main street they occupy at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Hong Kong protesters to vote on key proposals

HONG KONG - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week.  Full Article 

A woman salutes at a makeshift memorial in honour of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo outside of The Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote Armoury in Hamilton, October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Parliament gunman planned to travel to Syria

OTTAWA - The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital had a criminal record and recently applied for a passport, planning to travel to Syria after undergoing a "radicalization process".  Full Article | Video 

A destroyed T-72 tank, which presumably came from Russia, is seen on a battlefield near separatist-controlled Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

Charred tanks in Ukraine point to Russia

HORBATENKO, Ukraine - The burnt-out remains of dozens of tanks and armored vehicles near this small village bear witness to the ferocity of a battle that turned the tide of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.  Full Article 

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the end of the trading day, in New York, April 27, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Why men are more emotional about money

The sexes respond differently to the pain of losing money and the joy of making it. Men tend to speed ahead as "left-lane" investors, while women stay calm, says financial adviser Manisha Thakor. Here's her advice on how both genders can invest without getting sidetracked.   Video 

Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff greets her supporters during a campaign rally in Duque de Caxias near Rio de Janeiro October 22, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Tough campaign may yield Rousseff win

MATEUS LEME, Brazil - President Dilma Rousseff looks positioned to narrowly win a second term on Sunday thanks to a slight rebound in the economy and her success in portraying her rival as an elitist who would take Brazil back to a more heartless era.  Full Article 

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New York doctor tests positive for Ebola: official

Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed reports that a New York doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus, adding "there's no reason for New Yorkers to be alarmed." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).