By ADAM NAGOURNEY - Barack Hussein Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States, as the country chose him as its first black chief executive.THE CHALLENGE
By PETER BAKER - No president since before Barack Obama was born has ascended to the Oval Office confronted by the accumulation of seismic challenges awaiting him.THE MOMENT
By KEVIN SACK - For some African-Americans, the trip to the polls on Tuesday was the culmination of a lifelong journey.
Minister’s Dismissal Is Setback for Iranian Leader
By NAZILA FATHI
The Iranian Parliament voted to dismiss a top government minister on charges of dishonesty and lying about a fake honorary doctorate he said he had received.
By RIYADH MOHAMMED and KATHERINE ZOEPF
Fifteen people were killed and dozens wounded by bombings in Baghdad, part of an uptick in violence after a relatively quiet few weeks. Reach of War: Go to Complete Coverage »
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that growing world problems like war and poverty are the result of American mismanagement of global affairs.