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Bank of Japan stuns market with even more stimulus
The Bank of Japan is going for broke and expanding its already aggressive stimulus plan in an effort to keep the country's economic revival plan on track.

Can anything save Sony?
Sony is in dire straits.

Baby Boomers say they aren't moving out of their homes
Instead of flocking to sunny beach havens or downsizing to a condo in the city during their retirement years, a majority of Baby Boomers say they're just going to stay put in their old home.

GM spokesman becomes 'Chevy Guy' thanks to 'technology and stuff'
Giants' pitcher Madison Bumgarner may have gotten the trophy, but the true MVP of the World Series Wednesday night was Rikk Wilde.

Giant ratings for World Series Game 7
While game 1 of the 2014 World Series struck out in the ratings, game 7 was nothing less than a home run for Fox.

China holds Ebola drills
China conducts exercises in handling Ebola patients. Yiming Woo reports.

Funeral for Palestinian suspect in Jewish shooting
A funeral is held for a Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli police for allegedly trying to kill a far-right Jewish activist. Yiming Woo reports.

US state trooper killling suspect caught
A man suspected of killing a US state trooper and seriously wounding another officer has been captured by police. Yiming Woo reports.

U.S. Navy video shows air operations on the USS Carl Vinson to fight Islamic State
The U.S. Navy releases new video it says shows USS Carl Vinson air operations aimed at striking Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Libya's armed factions clash in Benghazi
Fresh fighting erupted in Benghazi, the cradle of the 2011 uprising, pitting the army and other fighters against Islamists in Libya. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Uruguay eliminates Italy; Did Suarez bite again?
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.

Report: Heat forward LeBron James to opt out of deal, become free agent
Get ready for the Decision, Part II. LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Heat, and will become a free agent.

NBA Mock Draft: Another change at the top
Just when you thought the NBA draft pecking order was starting to get predictable, Joel Embiid shakes it up.

Mexico beats Cameroon, advances to knockout round
After a tough 2013, Mexico completed its magical turnaround by taking down Croatia 3-1 and advancing out of Group A.

World Cup analysis: Costa Rica-England

This Day in History

The Battle of Britain Is Won (1940)
The Battle of Britain was the first major German failure in World War II. The Royal Air Force (RAF), outgunned and outmanned, nevertheless defeated the German Luftwaffe and thwarted Hitler's plan for an amphibious invasion, which he had hoped would end the war quickly. The event was not only a testament to the courage of British pilots, but it also marked the first time a major battle was fought entirely in the air and featured the first use of radar in battle. Who were the "rows of idiots"? Discuss

The Rumble in the Jungle (1974)
The "Rumble in the Jungle" pitted boxer Muhammad Ali against heavyweight champion George Foreman in Zaire—now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The match is remembered for Ali's incredible performance in regaining the heavyweight title. Surrounded by spellbound fans, he used a strategy later dubbed the "rope-a-dope" to tire Foreman before winning in the eighth round. This fight was Don King's first major venture as a professional boxing promoter. What musical acts were booked for the event?

Suez Canal Crisis Begins (1956)
After Britain and the US withdrew their financial pledges to help Egypt build the Aswan High Dam, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal, angering Britain and France, which had direct financial stakes in the canal. A joint invasion of Egypt ensued, but UN intervention led to an armistice in November. The canal, blocked for months due to damage, reopened in 1957. What politician involved in the aftermath is considered the father of the modern concept of "peacekeeping"?