Former President George W. Bush talks with 8-year-old Whitney Grace Dodson as he signs copies of his book, "Decision Points," at a store near his Dallas home.
The economy created more jobs than expected – 151,000 – in October, the best showing since May. Jobs are being added in many sectors, including health care, retail, and temp agencies. The unemployment rate, though, still stands at 9.6 percent.
San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Brian Wilson pitches to the Texas Rangers in the ninth inning during Game 1 of Major League Baseball's World Series in San Francisco, on Oct. 27.
The World Series will pit a Texas Rangers team that has both track star like speedsters and home run hitters against the San Francisco Giants, who have some of the best hurlers in the sport.
Beige Book is the Federal Reserve's periodic survey of economic conditions around the US.
New Yorker writer Ian Frazier makes a foray to Siberia, the "greatest horrible country in the world.”
A Supreme Court case challenging the Westboro Baptist Church anti-gay protests will test the limits of free speech, with First Amendment implications for other forms of expression such as Quran burning and racist demonstrations.
Home prices edged higher at the height of the summer home-buying season, but analysts see a dropoff in the fall.