1. Drug Maker Gave Large Payments to Doctors With Troubled Track Records

    12:57 PM ETFive of the 20 physicians who received the most money from Insys, maker of Subsys, a powerful painkiller, recently faced legal or disciplinary action.

  2. Scotland Should Get Increased Powers, Including Over Taxation, Commission Says

    Under new recommendations, the Scottish Parliament would set income tax rates and brackets, and the region would get a larger share of welfare spending and revenue from sales taxes.

  3. Iran’s Supreme Leader Backs Extension of Nuclear Talks

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s opinion is crucial, as he has the final say over a potential deal.

  4. OPEC Leaves Oil Production Quotas Unchanged, and Prices Fall Further

    The 30 percent decline in oil prices in recent months has shaken the solidarity of the 12-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

  5. Despite Cease-Fire, Ukraine Conflict Grinds On, With Deaths Mounting

    The Ukrainian military says it has recorded 3,412 rebel cease-fire violations, while separatists accuse Ukraine of shelling the eastern city of Donetsk.

  6. P. D. James, Novelist Known as ‘Queen of Crime,’ Dies at 94

    A consummate stylist, the British author and baroness accumulated numerous awards for the 13 crime novels produced during her 33-year writing career.

  7. After Disputed Verdict, Reckoning for Ferguson

    In a way, the questions about the future of a few heavily damaged blocks of West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson are larger than the individual stores that lined it.

  8. Experts Weigh Officer’s Decisions Leading to Fatal Shooting of Michael Brown

    Many experts said that Darren Wilson acted within the bounds of protocol, though some said the quick escalation of the fatal encounter could have been avoided.

  9. E.U. Parliament, in Nonbinding Measure, Calls for Breaking Up Google

    While the vote poses no immediate threat to the company, it symbolizes the growing resentment in Europe toward the American technology titan.

  10. Phillip Hughes, Australian Cricket Star, Dies After Being Hit by Ball

    Mr. Hughes’s death, in what was called a freakish accident, drew expressions of grief, shock and disbelief from fellow players and sporting figures around the world.

  11. DealBook
    British Hedge Fund Titan Ordered to Pay Ex-Wife $531 Million in Divorce Case

    2:48 PM ETThe divorce award between Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper-Hohn underscores the immense wealth Mr. Hohn has accumulated at the helm of the Children’s Investment Fund.

  12. Bobby Storey, Veteran of Irish Republican Army, Detained in 1972 Murder

    11:26 AM ETMr. Storey, a prominent figure in the Sinn Fein political party, was questioned in Antrim about the abduction and killing of Jean McConville, a widowed mother of 10.

  13. 2 Indian Teenagers Thought to Be Murdered Actually Killed Themselves, Inquiry Finds

    The country’s top investigative agency said that the girls, whose bodies were found hanging from a mango tree, had committed suicide and that no rape or abduction was suspected.

  14. Suicide Bomber Attacks British Embassy Vehicle in Kabul

    The blast, which officials said had killed at least five people, was the latest in an escalating bombing campaign in the Afghan capital.

  15. The Upshot
    Calories on Menus: Nationwide Experiment Into Human Behavior

    Previous studies of the effect of posting calorie counts on menus reveal little or no change in behavior. But now there’s a really big sample size.

  16. 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

    The best present ideas, selected by Times experts, to make shopping easy this season.

  17. Unbuttoned
    Reading the Subtleties of Islamic Fashion

    There’s more to it than just the visual.

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