By MICHAEL COOPER
Voters in the United States on Tuesday collectively began writing the ending to a long presidential race that centered on the role of government and who would heal the battered economy.
Changing of the Guard
By KEITH BRADSHER
After recent protests, the Chinese government has backtracked on some new plants and appeared to be slowly shifting its focus toward a greater reliance on consumption.
By LYDIA POLGREEN
Evidence presented to a panel investigating the police shooting of striking platinum miners in Marikana in August strongly suggests that weapons were placed next to the bodies of dead miners, lawyers representing victims' families said.
By LIZ ALDERMAN and RACHEL DONADIO
The new austerity measures, which include further cuts to pensions, civil service salaries and social benefits, are required to unlock $40 billion in rescue financing.
By ANDREW E. KRAMER
The firing of Anatoly E. Serdyukov, a longtime Putin ally, is one of the highest-level dismissals connected to a corruption case in recent memory in Russia.
By JONATHAN ANSFIELD and IAN JOHNSON
The murder of the British businessman, Neil Heywood, is still seen as stemming from a financial dispute, but the intelligence links add an enticing subplot to his death.