Republican senators have opened the way for a new showdown with United States President Barack Obama.
The majority who voted for Obama disliked the radical changes advocated by the Republican market and religious fundamentalists, says Slavoj Zizek.
Did US President Barack Obama endorse same-sex marriage because it was gaining acceptance or because it was the right, albeit unpopular, thing to do?
Mormons have spent almost 200 years practising how to pick themselves up and dust themselves off, writes Thalia Holmes.
Obama triumphs over Romney, SA get's the Randela, Zille takes on Zuma and Nkandla, and some states in the US say yes to weed smoking. Watch Weekend 101.
Democrats of all stripes and colours rallied behind Barack Obama. Hard-line Republicans betrayed Mitt Romney. And so he lost.
African Americans, Hispanics and women supported Barack Obama's re-election, an uneasy fact for Republicans. Charles Molele reports.
We present some of the most outstanding photographs taken across the globe this week - from the US elections to a Taoist hermit priest in China.
While Zuma is content to snack on the surface of the food chain, oblivious to growing scandal, his future second in command could be our saviour.
From the topsy-turvy, gaffe-strewn Republican battle to the debates between Romney and Obama, the US election has had many memorable moments.
The euphoria of 2008 has gone, but the US president's second win is remarkable precisely because it is not as symbolic, writes Gary Younge.
After an election race filled with suspense, Mitt Romney's supporters were left disappointed as Barack Obama secured another term as US president.
President Barack Obama has won a second term in the White House, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his handling of the US economy.
While presidential hopeful Mitt Romney cast his vote, President Barack Obama thanked everyone for their support.
From a symbolic hamlet to a swing state neighbouring Washington to the storm-scarred streets of New York, Americans rose early to cast ballots.
The first votes in Tuesday's US presidential election produced a tie as nationwide polls showed Barack Obama and Mitt Romney neck and neck.