U.S. Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer (L) and Customs Border Protection (CBP) Supervisor Sam Ko conduct prescreening measures on a passenger arriving from Sierra Leone at O?Hare International Airport's Terminal 5 in Chicago, in this handout picture taken October 16, 2014. REUTERS/U.S. Customs Border Protection/Melissa Maraj/Handout via Reuters

U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region

NEW YORK - The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.  Full Article 

Yahoo ekes out third quarter revenue gain despite display ad weakness 9:48pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc reported a modest increase in revenue during the third quarter, exceeding lackluster Wall Street targets, as the Internet company's online display advertising business continued to struggle. | Video

Ambulances arrive to transport people injured in a suicide bombing in the centre of Ramadi, western Anbar province, August 31, 2014. REUTERS/ Ali al-Mashhadani

Iraq's Anbar a key battleground with ISIS

BAGHDAD - Radical jihadists have long been engulfing a strategically vital target: Iraq’s western Anbar province and its road to Baghdad.   Full Article | Video 

The Swedish corvette HMS Visby is seen in the search for suspected "foreign underwater activity" at Mysingen Bay, Stockholm October 21, 2014. REUTERS/Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency

Sweden's hunt for undersea intruder goes on

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's military is working on two new observations that could be evidence of suspected "foreign underwater activity" near the country's capital, a senior naval officer said.  Full Article 

A McDonald's restaurant is pictured in Encinitas, California September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Tough rivalries, China scandal hit McDonald's

McDonald's - which has not given investors many reasons to sing "I'm lovin' it" - said quarterly profit dropped by nearly one-third and warned that global restaurant sales will fall again in October.  Full Article 

An in-game screenshot of Minecraft is seen in this undated publicity image. REUTERS/Microsoft/Handout

Go ahead - let your kid play that video game

NEW YORK - If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.  Full Article 

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Robots to fly planes where humans can't

Researchers in South Korea are developing a robotic pilot that could potentially replace humans in the cockpit. Unlike drones and autopilot programs which are configured for specific aircraft, the robots' humanoid design will allow it to fly any type of plane.  Video 

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at age 93

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the paper's coverage of Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, dies at age 93. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.