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International Perspectives On The Election

U.S. presidential elections garner almost as much media coverage in foreign countries as they do here. Most election watchers abroad acknowledge that whether the occupant of the White House is Republican or Democrat, differences in American foreign policy will be subtle. We get perspectives from journalists around the world.

Photo Gallery: Election 2012 International Newspaper Home Pages

From Doha, Qatar to Mexico City, newspapers around the world reported on the U.S. presidential election. Here's a variety of website home pages published the day after the election. All images were captured at 11 a.m. EST on Nov. 7, 2012.

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Novel Explores A Time When A Woman Might Not Live To Meet Her Child

Katy Simpson Smith's novel, set during the American Revolution, was inspired by her research on mothers in the South. "Death was sort of the specter that haunted every aspect of life," she says.
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Nestle Nudges Its Suppliers To Improve Animal Welfare

The world's largest food company is requiring all of its suppliers of dairy, meat, poultry and egg products to comply with tighter animal welfare standards. Animal rights groups applaud the move.
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Week In Politics: James Foley And Ferguson

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
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Coming Soon To A Pole Near You: A Bike That Locks Itself

Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.

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