Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
'Too little known' on early birth :: Experts warn more research is needed to find out how to reduce the number of babies born early.
VIDEO: Jimmy Page on 'terrific' US honour :: Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page heads to Washington next month to receive a prestigious Kennedy Center Honor.
Concerns over 'in-the-air' Ebola :: Canadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species.
Are 'geek' and 'nerd' now positive terms? :: Are 'geek' and 'nerd' now positive terms?
Quiz of the week's news :: What was pinched from the Tower of London?
Dust-devils flirt with Mars rover :: Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover has not as yet captured them on camera, but dust-devils appear to have been running around the vehicle.
Has the Mormon mystique been lifted? :: The year Mormonism lost its 'cult' status
Ibrahimovic sparks social media storm :: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's audacious fourth goal against England has been called the best ever. CNN charts reaction.
How Republicans can win future elections :: Bobby Jindal: The Republican Party have a lot of work to do, but changing our principles is not a winning strategy.
America's black cowboys :: Largely forgotten by history, America's black cowboys are fighting to keep their heritage alive.
F1's Webber remains outsider :: The excesses of Formula One do not sit easily on the shoulders of Mark Webber.
The ordeal of a Moscow 'shop slave' :: Woman recounts ordeal of her captivity in Moscow
Rugby legend: Sport can unify :: Jean de Villiers, the most capped Springbok center in history, treasures meeting Nelson Mandela who he says shares his belief that rugby unites people.
Polar play ::
Insight: Lockheed's F-35 logistics system revolutionary but risky :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hoZkTGfiwI0/us-lockheed-fighter-logistics-idUSBRE8AF09L20121116
How Republicans can win in future :: In the aftermath of the presidential election, Republicans have been inundated with advice to moderate, equivocate, and even abandon their core principles as a necessary prerequisite for winning future elections.
Transcript: Xi's speech :: Ladies, gentlemen and friends, hello. (We) have kept you all waiting. It's a great pleasure to meet with friends from the press.
The enduring influence of Jiang :: The domination of the elite Politburo Standing Committee by retired leader Jiang Zemin's proteges is a "disappointment," one expert says.
Families 'pleased' with BP payout :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks about the BP settlement with the father of a man killed in the Gulf oil spill explosion.
Clouds looming for tobacco farmers :: Government officials and health experts from around the world are meeting this week in South Korea to discuss a series of proposals that could put restrictions on tobacco growing.
Hi-tech school kit 'lying unused' :: Digital technology could transform education, but expensive kit often sits in boxes because teachers don't know how best to use it, a study claims.
In pictures: Solar-powered floating schools :: Solar-powered floating schools in Bangladesh
Why China's reforms have stalled :: There is only one thing that Chinese and foreign observers of China are looking for at the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress: signs of reform, especially political liberalization.
Warning on antibiotic resistance :: Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to modern health, experts say.
Terrifying 24 hours in Gaza :: CNN's Sara Sidner documents a terrifying day as Israel and Hamas trade strikes and counterstrikes.