Nelson Mandela, South Africa's beloved first black president and anti-apartheid hero, died Thursday after suffering recurring lung infections that were the legacy of tuberculosis contracted in prison more
Today is the 80th anniversary of the repealing of prohibition. Today is also the premiere of The NBC's Sound of Music Live!, starring that girl who won American Idol and Bill from True... more
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who helped seal his country's bid to become the first in Africa to host a World Cup, has died at the age of 95. more
Yes, it happens every year -- the snow and the cold. But how's this for a change in the weather? more
A base jumper is lucky to be alive after his leap from a cliff went horribly wrong. But he did manage to survive -- and he has the GoPro video footage of his near death experience. The music and slo more
President Barack Obama praised Pope Francis on Thursday, describing the Catholic leader as an "extraordinarily thoughtful" messenger of "peace and justice." Speaking during an interview with MSNBC's more
Los Angeles authorities have arrested a man accused of stealing a piece of the wrecked Porsche Carrera GT actor Paul Walker was riding in when he died on Saturday. more
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others fretted that the anti-apartheid hero more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that he thinks many House Republicans, including Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), want to pass immigration reform and other measures -- they're just g more
Leaders around the world react to Nelson Mandela's death in Johannesburg at 95. more
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Juarez, Mexico, across the Rio Grande river, has the highest murder rate in the world.
This incredible division emerged thanks to a confluence more
Idris Elba, who played former South African president, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended London screeningNelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi learnt of her father's death while watching the more