Houdini fans hold seance: Any word? :: Houdini wouldn't speak to me. He refused to say one word. He hasn't spoken to anyone for 87 years -- since he died.
The bully in the next bedroom :: When does sibling rivalry become bullying - and what can parents do about it?
Mexico passes 'junk food tax' reform :: The Mexican Congress approves a tax reform bill imposing new levies for junk food and soft drinks, among other changes.
Google launches 'KitKat' software, sweetens features on range of phones :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NEl6vooU5jg/story01.htm
US cuts food aid benefits for poor :: US food aid benefits are being cut from Friday as an extension of the government programme expires, while legislators fight over further cuts.
Venezuelan leader says construction workers see Chavez apparition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AWkm7noqxlk/story01.htm
Walmart kicks off online holiday deals early in intense season :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AZe-7JIKiKw/story01.htm
Watch spider weave web over camera :: In the OutFront Shout Out, Erin Burnett gives a shoutout to a spider, who spent hours constructing the perfect web.
Facebook's ad warning sounds a note of caution for Twitter :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zr34zoK_rGo/story01.htm
Airport scan reveals cocaine pumpkins :: Talk about a spooky Halloween find.
Mobster connections to Japan's banks? :: As Japanese authorities widen their investigation into ties between financial institutions and organized crime, an investigative reporter says the current allegations have left with a sense of "déjà vu."
AUDIO: 'Dogs can read each others' tails' :: Dr John Bradshaw of Bristol University who is an expert in anthrozoology, and the novelist and dog lover Jilly Cooper, discuss news that movements of a dog's tail are linked to its mood.
Amazon tries free, on-time delivery to lure India online :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rZIkmiwVqPE/story01.htm
Indonesia capital raises minimum wage by 11 pct amid tepid call for more :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xD45-fvpWXY/story01.htm
China security chief blames Uighur Islamists for Tiananmen attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ym6g9pYv3t0/story01.htm
VIDEO: First Bitcoin ATM opens in Canada :: The world's first Bitcoin ATM has opened in a coffee house in Vancouver and other tech news.
China security chief blames Uighur Islamists for Tiananmen attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/SragJcHP3bA/story01.htm
Kenya protests over brutal gang rape :: Calls of "Justice for Liz" rang out in Nairobi's streets in protest of the authorities' response to a brutal gang rape.
Saudis outraged over beating video :: A video of a man beating a worker has Saudi authorities looking for the culprit, as CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Ghostly haunts: 10 of Asia's scariest :: We wouldn't go in there either.
Syria military base blasts said to be Israeli strike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wma-9aLm__o/story01.htm
BSE Sensex hits life high of 21,294; caution prevails :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5JYl4qVecRs/story01.htm
Africa's secret weapon? Diasporans :: How the African Diaspora can boost Africa's prosperity, dispel myths about the continent, and invest in business.
'Feel' objects in thin air: The future of touch technology :: Touch technology has come a long way in the last decade. Just six years ago, most phones used traditional keypads; today, almost all smartphones have a touchscreen, and the technology has spread to tablets, handheld consoles and laptops as well.
How 'swarm robots' are learning from insects :: In the dystopian future imagined within the popular Terminator franchise, robots learn to think, self-replicate and eventually kill their human masters.
They're watching ::
Rwanda 'key' to Congo's peace :: John Prendergast and Sasha Lezhnev say that unless the Congo war's root causes are addressed in a broader peace process, violence will intensify and Rwanda could be drawn more directly into the fray.
Google Takes a Step Forward With Nexus 5 Release :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/D1d_HTtN6p8/story01.htm
VIDEO: Is Marxism relevant to the UK today? :: The teachings of Karl Marx have been back in the news with David Cameron accusing Ed Miliband of living in a Marxist universe after he announced a plan to freeze energy prices.
Snowden :: A German lawmaker who met Edward Snowden in Moscow on Thursday said Friday that the National Security Agency leaker offered to testify in front of the U.S. Congress.