*Norway the best place to live: UN

AFP - The United Nations on Thursday named oil-rich Norway as the country with the best quality of life, while Asia has made the biggest strides in recent decades. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

* A380 superjumbo in Singapore emergency landing (AFP)

AFP - A Qantas A380 with more than 450 people on board made a dramatic forced landing in Singapore Thursday, trailing smoke from a blackened engine, in the Airbus superjumbo's first mid-air emergency. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

* Palin’s picks: wins, losses, rrors

AP - Sarah Palin's scorecard? More than three dozen of the Republicans she supported won seats in Congress to challenge President Barack Obama and possibly smooth a presidential run by their benefactor. Yet big losses in Delaware and Nevada may have cost the Republican Party crucial seats in the Senate. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

*Rare picture of Henry VIII’s “lost” palace for sale

Reuters - A 16th century watercolor of King Henry VIII's "lost" palace, one of the earliest and most detailed depictions known to exist, is expected to fetch up to 1.2 million pounds (.9 million) at auction. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

*MGM files for bankruptcy, Icahn backs plan

Reuters - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, under a plan that would put one of Hollywood's most storied film studios under the control of its lenders.

*Marijuana legalization measure loses in California

AP - California voters declined to make their trendsetting state the nation's first to legalize marijuana use and sales, heeding warnings of legal chaos and that pot smokers would get behind the wheel and show up to work while high. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

*10-year-old gives birth in Spain

AP - A 10-year-old girl has given birth in southern Spain and authorities are evaluating whether to let her and her family retain custody of the baby, an official said Tuesday. The baby was born last week in the city of Jerez de la Frontera, said Micaela Navarro, the Andalusia region's social affairs minister. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

*Fed weighs landmark move to Help US economy

AFP - The Federal Reserve's policy-setting panel began a crucial two-day meeting Tuesday, poised to cast aside its long-held reluctance to micro-manage the economy in a bid to avoid a lost decade of growth. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

*Key election-night indicators

The Week - Here are the key races and results to look for — from 6 p.m. on — and what they mean in the big picture Yahoo! News: Most Viewed

*Broadway honors ‘Lion King’ actress who is died

AP - The Broadway theater where "The Lion King" is playing dimmed its lights Tuesday night in honor of a fallen lion cub: An 11-year-old actress from the show who lost her battle with leukemia. Yahoo! News: Most Viewed