Readers write in about changing the dominant two-party political system in the US, concerns over nuclear power, and the relationship between obesity and the American food stamp programs.
Top Heisman Trophy contender and Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton looks on prior to an NCAA college football game against Georgia at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. on Nov. 13. Mr. Newton has been embroiled in ethics-related controversy, but remains a favorite to win the coveted prize.
President Obama and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick wave to the crowd during a campaign rally for Patrick at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, on Oct. 16.