Kaci Hickox (L) and boyfriend Ted Wilbur go for a bike ride in Fort Kent, Maine October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Ashley L. Conti/Bdn

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home.  Full Article | Full Coverage 

Japan shares soar, yen skids after BOJ stuns with new easing steps 2:57am EDT

TOKYO - Japanese stocks soared 4.8 percent to their highest close since November 2007 and the yen skidded to near seven-year lows against the dollar on Friday, after the Bank of Japan surprised markets with fresh easing steps it called a pre-emptive move to stoke inflation.

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 

A booking mugshot of Eric Frein is seen as it appears on an FBI Twitter announcement of his capture in Pennsylvania October 30, 2014. Thursday. REUTERS/FBI/handout via Reuters

Eric Frein captured after seven-week manhunt

BLOOMING GROVE Pa. - The survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in a sniper attack in September could face the death penalty, prosecutors said, after a seven-week manhunt in the Pocono Mountains ended with his arrest.  Full Article 

A Citigroup logo is pictured from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Citigroup sets aside $600 million for legal costs

Citigroup said it was setting aside an extra $600 million to cover legal expenses in the third quarter due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries," while also disclosing that it was subject to foreign exchange market probes.  Full Article 

A picture frame and water marks are seen at a wall of a kindergarten destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Ishinomaki, northern Japan, in this April 7, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

Japan tsunami evacuees in $30 billion trap

ISHINOMAKI Japan - Thirty billion dollars for new homes in tsunami-ravaged areas is stuck in banks, leaving tens of thousands of evacuees facing a fourth winter in temporary dwellings.  Full Article 

The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano burns vegetation as it approaches a property boundary in a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) image taken near the village of Pahoa, Hawaii, October 28, 2014. REUTERS/U.S. Geological Survey/Handout

Hawaii village braces for lava's arrival

Resident of Pahoa village in Hawaii brace for what may be the day a lava flow finally reaches their main road after weeks of creeping towards their community.  Video