FOCHVILLE, South Africa Here in Fochville, a sleepy farming and mining town in South Africas conservative Afrikaner heartland, asking about Nelson Mandela can make people suddenly very busy."How long will this take?
Lululemon co-founder Chip Wilson, who recently issued a formal apology for remarks he made about how "some women's bodies just don't actually work" for his company's yoga pants, has stepped down as chairman.
SOWETO, South Africa Nelson Mandela was lauded as a giant of history and one of the greatest leaders of our time as tens of thousands cheered and almost 100 world leaders paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon at a memorial service Tuesday.President Barack Obama, U.N.
President Barack Obama challenged South Africa and the world on Tuesday to apply the immortal example of Nelson Mandela and lift children from poverty, spread freedom of belief and overcome inequality and cynicism.
SOWETO, South Africa President Barack Obama lauded Nelson Mandela as a "giant of history" as tens of thousands cheered and almost 100 world leaders paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon at a memorial service Tuesday.
The 85-year-old American veteran who was detained for more than a month by North Korea said he was coerced into a reading a videotaped apology for hostile acts against the state and thanked all those who had helped him during his time in captivity.
SOWETO, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela was lauded as one of the greatest leaders of our time as tens of thousands of cheering South Africans and almost 100 world leaders paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon at a memorial service Tuesday.
It took two months, weekly visits to the jammed-up federal website and a half-dozen phone calls, but JoAnn Smith finally got health insurance Monday. Itll only cost her $3.19 a month to cover herself and her husband. I just instantly burst into tears, she says.
John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, is returning to the White House to advise President Barack Obama as he struggles to regain his footing after the flawed healthcare law rollout.Podesta steered Obama's transition team in 2008 after he won the presidency.
Montana State University has ordered members of an off-campus fraternity to attend classes on sexual assault prevention and imposed a ban on hard liquor there after a female student reported being raped at a frat house party where alcohol was served.
It's the stuff of Disney fairy tales: A fox and a dog stumble upon each other in the woods and become fast friends. That's what happened last summer, when Norwegian photographer Torgeir Berge went out for a walk with his pup Tinni, and they encountered an abandoned baby fox.
This was the night for Tessanne Chin to deliver on "The Voice," as only three of the five semifinalists will survive Tuesday's results show. She should be one of them.The Jamaican artist closed the show with "Bridge Over Troubled Water.
A private ambulance service that transported more than a half-million patients a year in six states abruptly shut down without explanation, leaving dozens of cities and towns looking for transportation options Monday without a word of warning.First Med EMS, based in Wilmington, N.C.
Nearly 2,000 Princeton University students lined up for shots Monday as the New Jersey school began offering an emergency vaccine aimed at halting an outbreak of potentially deadly meningitis that has sickened eight since March, health officials said.
WASHINGTON Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica, which according to new data set a record for soul-crushing cold.Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero; that's 93.2 degrees below zero Celsius, which sounds only slightly toastier. Better yet, don't try it.
SEATTLE After an election recount Monday, a proposition to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the suburb of SeaTac appears to have survived, King County election officials said.The measure passed by 77 votes in last month's election, with 6,003 votes counted.