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2 hrs ago | Forward
South African Jews blasted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his controversial decision to snub Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
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6 hrs ago | New Scientist
AMONG the tributes to Nelson Mandela this week were those extolling his role in galvanising the global effort against HIV.
8 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
Members of a uniquely exclusive club had dinner together at a uniquely exclusive venue on Tuesday: President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, hosted former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, for a meal on Air Force One.
Chris Montes and his fellow volunteer rescuers first saw what looked to be children's footprints in the snow.
Despite cold, windy, wet weather, tens of thousands South Africans gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa Tuesday to remember Nelson Mandela.
District of Columbia residents who were unable to walk in the snow and rain to the South African Embassy to sign the Book of Condolence to pay honor and respect to Nelson Mandela still have an opportunity to be part of history on Wednesday December 11, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mayor Vincent Gray invites District residents to sign the official ... (more)
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings is in South Africa for Nelson Mandela's memorial, but that doesn't mean he's abandoned domestic policy.
Rick Clark , the sheriff of Pickens County, South Carolina, is refusing to lower the flag to half-staff to honor the life of Nelson Mandela , publicly defying the orders of President Barack Obama .
British PM David Cameron , Australian PM Tony Abbott and French President Francoise Hollande are among leaders gathered at the official memorial ceremony for late South African president Nelson Mandela.
Former Beauty Queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had the honour of meeting South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela in 1994, during the Miss World pageant, which was held at South Africa that year.
Construction of a new headquarters for the U.S. Strategic Command could run into problems if Congress does not act quickly on a stalled defense policy bill, Sen. Jim Inhofe, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, warned Monday.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not attend a memorial service in South Africa for Nelson Mandela due to the high cost of transportation and security.
File - Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011.
NBC's Brian Williams is anchoring his nightly newscast from South Africa early this week, covering the world's mourning for Nelson Mandela, but he won't have some of his usual company.
Cultural traditions are important, but can holding on to them too tightly keep people from progress? In his novel "When Cultures Intertwine - The African Way," Francois van Wyk outlines the problems between the deep cultural divides in South Africa through the narrative of an African farm girl in love with her master's son.
President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day trip on Monday with former President George W. Bush, leading a U.S. contingent to attend a memorial service in South Africa for the late Nelson Mandela.
The Dalai Lama will not attend memorial services for fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela in South Africa, where the Buddhist spiritual leader has twice been unable to obtain a visa, a spokesman said Monday.