Tea Party hangover

WASHINGTON - Since 2010, Republicans have harnessed anti-establishment energy to win control of Congress. Now that insurgent fervor threatens the party's ability to govern effectively.

U.S. program to train, equip Syrian rebels not ending: U.S. official 8:55am EDT

LONDON - The U.S. military program to train and equip Syrian rebels is not "ending" but is instead being refocused, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, ahead of an announcement on overhauling the troubled U.S. effort.

Debris is seen in the water from the El Faro search area in this handout photo provided by the US Coast Guard, October 6, 2015. REUTERS/US Coast Guard/Handout via Reuters

On a collision course with a hurricane

NEW YORK/MIAMI - New data raises questions about how the ill-fated El Faro cargo ship navigated its path during Hurricane Joaquin.  Full Article 

Flowers are placed on the grave of an unidentified migrant, who drowned at sea during an attempt to cross a part of the Aegean Sea from the Turkish coast, at the Saint Panteleimon cemetery of Mytilene, on the Greek island of Lesbos, October 7, 2015. REUTERS/Dimitris Michalakis

No place left to die

LESBOS, Greece - Buried beneath low mounds of earth on Greece's Lesbos island, lay Afghan, Iraqi and Syrian refugees who drowned this summer in the Aegean Sea trying to reach Europe. No one can say where the next bodies will be buried.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Wided Bouchamaoui, president of Tunisia's Employers' Organisation (UTICA) and a member of Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet, smiles in her office in Tunis, Tunisia October 9, 2015. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Tunisian mediator group wins Peace Prize

OSLO/TUNIS - Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping build democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring, an example of peaceful transition in a region otherwise struggling with violence and upheaval.  Full Article | Video 

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Minnesotans treated to rare light show

The Aurora Borealis is visible in Minnesota, in a rare example of the natural phenomenon appearing so far south. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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