What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
Putting a price on the natural world :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
Day in pictures: 2 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 2 November
In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
How Murray battled his demons :: Four grand slam finals, four heartbreaking defeats. Andy Murray was in danger of becoming the "nearly man" of men's tennis -- and despite his public brave face, it was taking its toll.
Is China more legitimate than the West? :: China and the US are about to choose new leaders. Is a candidate voted for by millions a more legitimate choice than one anointed by a select few, asks Martin Jacques.
Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
Ship sinks in Mediterranean; 10 dead :: At least 10 people drowned in the Mediterranean when a ship sank between Libya and the Italian island of Lampedusa Sunday, according to Italy's official news agency.
Protesters target Abbas over demand :: Hundreds of Hamas supporters took to the streets of Gaza on Saturday, protesting against Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and accusing him of giving up a key demand from Israel: a so-called "right of return."
Records, hearts broken :: Luz Martinez sat next to her baby, who was swaddled tight in pink, blue and white cloth inside an incubator. Born at 26 weeks with the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck, Emma Sophia weighed less than 2 pounds and breathed with the help of a respirator.
What's at stake? :: John Avlon says the vote will be a test of whether extreme partisan tactics will be rewarded
NJ governor pledges to vote Romney despite praising Obama :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7RrVwJ82gSo/us-israel-election-christie-idUSBRE8A30JB20121104
Man captures video of train crash :: A Utah man was recording a passing train for his son when the train hit a truck. The truck's driver survived.
New York marathoner will still run :: Don Lemon talks with Beatriz Craven, who still plans to run in NY to honor her mother despite the marathon cancellation
Rival Libyan militias battle in Tripoli :: Fighting between two militias erupted at the building that previously housed Libya's intelligence agency in central Tripoli early Sunday, sources said.
Nigeria police station attacked; cops die :: Gunmen attacked a police station in northeast Nigeria early Sunday, killing two officers, the head of the police force in Yobe State said.
Japan's obsession with blood types :: Japan's obsession with blood types
How Romney faces reality check :: Mitt Romney has presented himself as a "Mr. Fix-It." So what would victory at the polls for him mean for the U.S.?