Kashmiris salvage their belongings from the debris of a house after a gunbattle between Kashmiri separatists and Indian troops on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, on Oct. 22. Both India and Pakistan claim the Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, on the edge of the Himalayas, in a decades-long conflict.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi waits to speak to supporters at an election night party in Washington on Tuesday. The California Democrat must relinquish the speaker's gavel after Republicans regained control of the House.
Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) makes his concession speech to his supporters Tuesday in Middleton, Wis., after losing to Republican challenger Ron Johnson for the Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat.