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By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and MAYY EL SHEIKH
An Islamist-backed constitution appeared headed for approval following a vote on Saturday but leaves many questions unresolved about the character of Egyptian democracy.
By GINA KOLATA
Three pharmaceutical firms are trying to restore a mechanism that normally tells cells to die if their DNA is badly damaged, an approach that might work against half of all cancers.
By ELLEN BARRY and KAREEM FAHIM
Comments by Russia's foreign minister came after recent signals that his country sees the military balance shifting in Syria, but still strongly opposes international intervention.
By an EMPLOYEE of THE NEW YORK TIMES in SYRIA and NEIL MacFARQUHAR
The resort town of Tartus is seen as a possible place for Alawites, including President Bashar al-Assad, to establish a rump state if his government falls.
By GARDINER HARRIS and HARI KUMAR
Protesters in New Delhi demanded justice and better policing after the rape of a 23-year-old medical student.
By WILLIAM NEUMAN
Mr. Maduro, a longtime loyalist, has all of President Hugo Chávez's support but needs to win over the party, who often blame Mr. Chavez's lieutenants for the government's inefficiency and corruption.