Workers carry a mock dead Ebola patient during an Ebola training session held by Spain's Red Cross in Madrid October 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Susana Vera

U.S. rules hurt Ebola fight, says medical aid group

NEW YORK - Mandatory U.S. quarantines on medical staff returning from Ebola zones are creating a "chilling effect", says humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders.  Full Article | Video 

Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal 6:38pm EDT

BRUSSELS - Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine.

An explosion following an air-strike is seen in the Syrian town of Kobani from near the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc, in Sanliurfa province, October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria

SURUC Turkey - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U.S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders.  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 

A man watches cars burn at a hotel where members of the parliament were said to be staying in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Burkina Faso gripped by unrest

OUAGADOUGOU - Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the ousting of Burkina Faso's veteran President Blaise Compaore faced off with security forces outside the presidential palace after burning parliament and ransacking state television.  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 eldercare -- and how to avoid money woes in the first place.  Video 

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Apple's Tim Cook says he is 'proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly said he was gay in a magazine article, because he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation.  Full Article | Breakingviews 

Using food distribution to fend off Ebola spread in Liberia

The U.N. World Food Program intensifies food distribution in Liberia to help limit the movement of people and curb the spread of Ebola. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.