Briefing: Nov. 19, 2007

VILLAHERMOSA, MEXICO

Floods swamp homes of nearly 1 million

BANGKOK

Thailand celebrates the King's 80th birthday

TONACATEPEQUE, EL SALVADOR

Celebrations on the eve of the Day of the Dead

BALTIMORE

Phelps loses $11 million lawsuit

LONDON

Parliament session officially kicks off

MINSK, BELARUS

Clocks fall back one hour

KARACHI, PAKISTAN

Police battle protesting lawyers

THE MAP

America's Checkup

In the past year, cancer and heart-related mortalities modestly decreased in the U.S. That's the good news. The bad news? According to a report on lifestyle and diet by the United Health Foundation, 45 million Americans smoke regularly, 47 million are uninsured, and 55 million are...

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