Canada's parliament attacked, one suspect dead

OTTAWA - At least one gunman entered Canada's parliament buildings and many shots were fired just outside the room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators.  Full Article | Video 

U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors 5:45pm EDT

NEW YORK - U.S. health officials imposed fresh constraints on Wednesday on people entering the country from three countries at the center of West Africa's Ebola epidemic, mandating that they report their temperature daily and stay in touch with health authorities.

Suspected victims of human trafficking are seen at a government shelter in Takua Pa district of Phang Nga October 17, 2014.  REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Abductions, prison ships feed Asian slave trade

PHANG NGA Thailand - When Afsar Miae left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to look for work last month, he told his mother, "I'll see you soon." He said he expected to return that evening.  Full Article 

Iraqi volunteers from the Yazidi sect gather during a training camp at the Serimli military base, which is controlled by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), in Qamishli, northeastern Syria on the border with Kurdistan August 16, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Why the world shouldn’t write off the Iraqi Army

With proper reconstitution, which will require assistance from the United States, the Iraqi Army can get its verve and capability back and go on the offensive.  Commentary 

The moon is pictured behind a ferris wheel on the pier in Santa Monica, California after a total lunar eclipse, also known as a "blood moon", October 8, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Throw out the 60-40 rule in retirement?

Forget the conventional wisdom about being conservative with your investment portfolios after age 65 – here’s what you should be doing instead.  Video 

University of North Carolina fans celebrate on the court following North Carolina's win over Duke University during their NCAA basketball game in Chapel Hill, North Carolina March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

Fake classes helped athletes play at UNC

A report into an academic fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina found that for 18 years two academic advisers ran a program of fake classes that helped many athletes at the school remain eligible to play sports.  Full Article 

Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff takes part in a TV debate in Sao Paulo, October 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Candidates battle for key prize: their hometown

BELO HORIZONTE Brazil - President Rousseff and Senator Neves are fighting for votes in their hometown of Belo Horizonte - a critical battleground in a race that has gone down to the wire.  Full Article