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As news of Nelson Mandela's death spread on Thursday, Americans on the right and left lauded his accomplishments and expressed their sadness at his passing.
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In his weekly address on Saturday, President Obama urged GOP lawmakers to extend the unemployment benefits that are set to expire this month, saying "it shouldn't be a partisan issue."
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HANOVER VILLAGE, South Africa -- It's a death in the family, a family of millions who call him "Tata," Our Father.
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When I heard Nelson Mandela was dead I was in my car, just about to leave the grocery-store parking lot.
Political and religious leaders across the Westcountry have joined millions around the world in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, many citing his struggle to bring freedom to South Africa as an inspiration for their own careers.
Johannesburg, Dec. 6: Nelson Mandela's funeral will be the planet's biggest since Princess Diana's, with every living US President and scores of world leaders including the Pope and the Dalai Lama descending on South Africa.
People of all colors hugged and shared emotional moments as anti-apartheid leaders like retired archbishop Desmond Tutu called for the 51 million South Africans to adhere to the values of unity and democracy that Mandela embodied.
Sweet Dreams is a truly delicious film-a triple-decker trifecta of a cinema treat that serves up an improbable mix of three of the most disparate elements imaginable: the 1994 Rwandan genocide, an insurgent team of feminist drummers and Central Africa's first ice cream shop.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela's moral leadership which gave the people of South Africa the courage to move forward from apartheid.
The death of Nelson "Madiba" Mandela yesterday prompted numerous officials to pay tribute to his contributions to South Africa and the world and express a sense of loss at the passing of the 95-year-old human rights icon.
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Nelson Mandela, whose successful struggle against South Africa's apartheid system of racial segregation and discrimination made him a global symbol for the cause of human rights and earned him the Nobel Prize, died Thursday.
History will record that Nelson was a heroic troublemaker all of his life, right until the final years when his eyes would still twinkle and that unabashed laugh would ring out Born Rolihlahla Dalibhunga on 18 July 1918 in the rolling Transkei region of South Africa's Eastern Cape, Nelson Mandela was a man destined never to accept the injustice of ... (more)
His successful struggle against South Africa's apartheid system of racial segregation and discrimination made him a symbol for human rights.
Much of the South African public is not happy about new electronic road tolls that were launched around Johannesburg on Tuesday.
David Cameron is away in Beijing looking for Chinese venture capitalists who can turn Britain into the new Africa.