Nelson Mandela News
Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose stubborn defiance survived 27 years in prison and led to the dismantling of the country's racist and brutal apartheid system, has died. Mandela was 95 years old. Mandela had a number of issues with
What Did the Mandela Interpreter Really Sign?
Jimmy Kimmel has a sign language interpreter make sense of gestures from Tuesday's memorial.
Carter to Step Down From 'Front-Line' Work With The Elders
The global human rights group The Elders says former President Jimmy Carter is stepping away from his "front-line role" as a member of the organization
FIFA Judges Want 2-Year Ban for Niersbach in 2006 Bid Case
FIFA ethics prosecutors have asked for a two-year ban for FIFA Council member Wolfgang Niersbach in an investigation of Germany's 2006 World Cup bid and organization
Unrest Hits South African University Ahead of Centenary
Student protesters in South Africa burned tires and vandalized some buildings ahead of centenary celebrations at a university whose alumni include Nelson Mandela
Bombshell Interview Suggests CIA Played a Role in Mandela's '62 Arrest
Nelson Mandela 's arrest in 1962 allegedly came as the result of a tipoff from an agent of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency , according to a new report published by The Sunday Times . The anti-apartheid revolutionary and future president of South Africa was arrested by police in 1962 while
Invictus Games Swimmer Gives Gold Medal Back to Prince Harry
Elizabeth Marks told Prince Harry, who presented her with the prize, to give it to the hospital that saved her life.
A Look at the History of the Clenched Fist
A national debate about race and proper military behavior broke out this week after sixteen African-American West Point cadets posed with raised fists for a pre-graduation picture. An inquiry at the academy found the cadets didn't violate any existing military rules that limit political activity.
Prince George Makes His Postage Stamp Debut for Queen's 90th Birthday
Prince George has made his debut on his first Royal Mail stamp to honor his great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II , on the special occasion of her 90th birthday. The Royal Mail photographed the queen and the three heirs to the British throne -- Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George --
Baby Smiles After Seeing Mom For First Time Through Glasses
Leopold Reppond was recently outfitted with glasses after his diagnosis of oculocutaneous albinism.