Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange while waiting for the IPO of Shell Midstream Partners LP in New York October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Dow at record high on rally

NEW YORK - The Dow industrials hit a record high as stocks rallied on Wall Street after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program.  Full Article 

Army chief takes power after Burkina president bows to protests 2:42pm EDT

OUAGADOUGOU - The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces took power on Friday after President Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass protests against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule. | Video

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power gets her temperature taken at John F. Kennedy airport in New York, October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols

Needs differ for troops, health workers: Power

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power is self-monitoring for signs of Ebola after returning from West Africa, and says U.S. efforts to monitor those who've aided Ebola patients are sufficient.  Video 

People embrace as they stand near ballot boxes during a parliamentary election at a school gym in the village of Semyonovka near Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukraine’s vote proves Putin wrong

More than 40 percent of the vote in this past weekend’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine went to two liberal, pro-European parties, one headed by President Petro Poroshenko.  Commentary 

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

Frein appears in court after $10 million manhunt

MILFORD Pa. - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt for the suspected killing of a Pennsylvania trooper, was held without bail after facing murder charges in court.  Full Article 

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 | Interactive 

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 

More peshmerga fighters prepare to enter Kobani

More Kurdish peshmerga fighters prepare to cross into Kobani a day after a first group entered as U.S.-led air strikes hit the Syrian border town. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.