- Five British soldiers are killed in Afghanistan.
- Election results: Republicans Chris Christie and Bob McDonnell win the governorships of New Jersey and Virginia respectively, but Democrat Bill Owens pulls off an upset in NY-23.
- A slim majority in Maine rejects gay marriage.
- Some new photos illustrate the impact our dependency on plastic (and our inability to dispose of it properly) has on marine wildlife.
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