Pro-democracy protestors watch formal talks between student protest leaders and city officials on a video screen near the government headquarters in Hong Kong October 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Hong Kong protests to continue after talks fail

HONG KONG - Hong Kong protesters planned to continue agitation to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.  Full Article 

U.S. government probes medical devices for possible cyber flaws 1:25am EDT

BOSTON - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency told Reuters.

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

New safeguards if traveling from Ebola-hit areas

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 

Ben Bradlee (L), a former Washington Post executive editor and Bob Woodward, a former Washington Post reporter have a discussion about the Watergate Hotel burglary and stories for the Post at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California April 18, 2011.  REUTERS/Alex Gallardo

Former Washington Post editor Bradlee dies

WASHINGTON - Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post newsroom with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon in the Watergate scandal, died at age 93.  Full Article 

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 

A suspected victim of human trafficking prays at a government shelter in Takua Pa district of Phang Nga October 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Feeding Asia's slave trade

PHANG NGA Thailand - Testimonies from Bangladeshi and Rohingya survivors provide evidence of a shift in tactics in one of Asia’s busiest human-trafficking routes.  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 

An image of a robotic pilot is taken from Reuters video.

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