Barack Obama's election triumph is only days old, but already the buzz has shifted from the horserace to the coming shakeups among his top aides and cabinet secretaries. To help the president out, we asked seven top thinkers to select the brain trust that Obama should have at his side as he retools his foreign policy for a second term.
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The websites that are changing the way we understand everything from higher education to climate patterns.
From Soviet gaffes to talking snowmen, the highlights from presidential elections past.
Why this amazing archipelago is on track to be the world's seventh largest economy.
From Sanaa to Benghazi, Cairo to Casablanca, radical new jihadi groups have adopted the same name in recent months. Is it all just a coincidence?
Believe it or not, there's been other news.