Tea Party hangover

WASHINGTON - Since 2010, Republicans have harnessed anti-establishment energy to win control of Congress. Now that insurgent fervor threatens the party's ability to govern effectively.

Obama to overhaul U.S. program to support Syria rebels: Carter 8:09am EDT

LONDON - U.S. President Barack Obama is set to overhaul Washington's approach to supporting Syrian rebel forces following this year's deeply troubled launch of a U.S. military training program, and will speak on the matter within hours, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday.

Debris is seen in the water from the El Faro search area in this handout photo provided by the US Coast Guard, October 6, 2015. REUTERS/US Coast Guard/Handout via Reuters

On a collision course with a hurricane

NEW YORK/MIAMI - New data raises questions about how the ill-fated El Faro cargo ship navigated its path during Hurricane Joaquin.  Full Article 

President and Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen Group of America Michael Horn testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington October 8, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

'We have broken the trust of our customers'

Michael Horn, the head of Volkswagen of America, apologized for the software that rigged emissions tests in testimony before Congress.  Video 

Flowers are placed on the grave of an unidentified migrant, who drowned at sea during an attempt to cross a part of the Aegean Sea from the Turkish coast, at the Saint Panteleimon cemetery of Mytilene, on the Greek island of Lesbos, October 7, 2015. REUTERS/Dimitris Michalakis

No place left to die

LESBOS, Greece - Buried beneath low mounds of earth on Greece's Lesbos island, lay Afghan, Iraqi and Syrian refugees who drowned this summer in the Aegean Sea trying to reach Europe. No one can say where the next bodies will be buried.  Full Article | Slideshow 

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Minnesotans treated to rare light show

The Aurora Borealis is visible in Minnesota, in a rare example of the natural phenomenon appearing so far south. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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