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Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time since his death, saying the past few days had been difficult.
Should America's 11 million illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship?
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
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Jake Danna stevens / staff photographer Scranton resident Walter Carlson displays the medals he earned serving as a glider infantryman with the Army's 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.
New Delhi, Dec 7 : Obesity is a pressing health problem plaguing Indians and can be tackled properly by reverting to a traditional diet comprising pulses, coarse grains and vegetables, experts said Saturday.
From Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War , by Max Hastings , Kindle Loc. 8795-8835: Those who suppose the modern media uniquely prone to hyperbole, fantasy and deceit should consider the madness of rumour and invention that overtook the world's press in 1914.
After the photos, handshakes, and salutes, Stanley Hwalek took the microphone and made a plea to the audience: Don't forget us.
South Africa is readying itself for the arrival of a flood of world leaders for the memorial service and funeral for Nelson Mandela as thousands of mourners continued to flock to sites around the country Saturday to pay homage to the freedom struggle icon.
One resolution U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo has for the new year is to avoid another "mule kick" as the seemingly endless fight over the federal budget and national debt heads toward another perilous deadline.
1967 - Israel submits to the United Nations a five-year plan to solve the Arab refugee problem conditioned on a general peace settlement between Israel and the Arab states.
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At the far right propaganda site that Andrew Breitbart spawned, Ben "Friends of Hamas" Shapiro shares his special take on President Obama's planned trip to South Africa: AFTER SNUBBING THATCHER FUNERAL, OBAMA AND MICHELLE TO VISIT SOUTH AFRICA FOR MANDELA!!! I've lost track of how many times the Breitbrats have used this photo for their hit pieces; ... (more)
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara welcomes his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu before the 20th OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Kiev, December 5, 2013.
"Human connections" will prevent Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe from adhering to his $100 limit on gifts , a veteran legislator says.
There's no shame in making a mistake. Henry Ford had the Edsel. Coca Cola had New Coke.
On Thursday, Nelson Mandela died at his home at the age of 95. The anti-apartheid leader was imprisoned for 27 years and later became South Africa's first black president.
A man whose belief in the future was so powerful that not even 27 years behind bars and barbed wire could destroy his dream that millions could be free" - Gordon Brown, former prime minister.
Obama cites the Pope who stupidly condemns American capitalism, the wealth engine that has helped the world prosper through trade and American Christian charity.