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

Accused sniper held without bail in cop shooting

MILFORD Pa. - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and held with the handcuffs of a Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of slaying, was held without bail.  Full Article 

Wall St. rallied broadly as BOJ ramps up stimulus 10:49am EDT

NEW YORK - The Dow industrials hit a record high on Friday as stocks rallied on Wall Street after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program, just days after the Federal Reserve wound down its own package of U.S. economic incentives.

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A Turkish policeman stands guard outside the gate of a camp that hosts Peshmerga fighters in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, October 30, 2014.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Kobani unites a people divided by borders

ARBIL Iraq - Cloaked in Kurdish flags, thousands of people lined the roads to cheer on a military convoy headed for what was -- until recently -- an obscure Syrian border town, now the focus of a global war against the militants of Islamic State.  Full Article 

An anti-government protester films events with his cell phone outside the parliament building in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Burkina president resigns after violent protests

OUAGADOUGOU - Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore announced his resignation and called for a 90-day transition to "free and transparent" elections in the West African country.  Full Article | Slideshow: Unrest in Burkina Faso 

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda points to a placard showing BOJ policy decisions during a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo October 31, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

BOJ shocks markets with more easing

TOKYO - The Bank of Japan surprised global financial markets by expanding its massive stimulus spending in a stark admission that economic growth and inflation have not picked up as much as expected after a sales tax hike in April.  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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Colonial history complicating Ebola fight in Guinea: UN Ambassador Power

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power says that efforts in Guinea by France and other countries to replicate the Ebola missions in Liberia and Sierra Leone require better communication and control.

Day Of The Dead

A model is pictured during a Quinceanera Magazine Catrina fashion show at a press reception ahead of the 15th annual Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, festival at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Images of the celebration of Dia de los Muertos, when, according to beliefs, the dead return to to visit their loved ones.  Slideshow