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President Barack Obama eulogized one of his heroes, Nelson Mandela, Tuesday in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo by Herman Verwey/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images JOHANNESBURG -- Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack...Show More Summary
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity Photo courtesy of Jet Propulsion Lab/NASA NASA's Curiosity rover encountered an ancient dry lake that could have supported microbes called chemolithoautotrophs, according to scientists who reviewed photos and data gathered in the crater, the BBC reports.
Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images The United States sold the last shares of its General Motors stocks, nearly five years after bailing out the Detroit automaker from near-liquidation to the tune of around $49.5 billion.
A nearby orc in 'World of Warcraft' or a friendly passerby in "Second Life" online gamers encountered may have actually been members of United States or British intelligence services. Newly released classified documents reveal that spies...Show More Summary
"Hour of Code" strives to spark students' interest in computer technology. With demand growing for students with skills in computer science and programming, Code.org -- a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science education -- is launching the Hour of Code as part of the annual Computer Science Education Week from December 9-15.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (C) and LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck (R) Photo by Reuters/Patrick Fallon Federal authorities have indicted 18 current and former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials after an investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct in one of the nation's largest jail systems.
INFOGRAPHIC: Details on the commemoration and funeral ceremonies for Nelson Mandela pic.twitter.com/f5UcavMSew-- Agence France-Presse (@AFP) December 9, 2013
Bob Filner -- the embattled former mayor of San Diego -- was sentenced Monday to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for sexually harassing women, according to the Associated Press.
New research suggests that affluent Americans are more numerous than government data depict, encompassing 21 percent of working-age adults for at least a year by the time they turn 60. Photo by Craig Warga/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON -- It's not just the wealthiest 1 percent. Fully 20 percent of U.S. Show More Summary
Not understanding what you're inputting to an online Social Security benefit calculator could result in a wildly inaccurate benefit estimate. Photo courtesy of Kick Images via Getty Images.
New data from Facebook revealed the year's most talked-about topics and trends on the social network. Pope Francis led the list, followed broadly by the word "election" and the Royal Baby. Facebook measured the number of posts in 2013...Show More Summary
Exclusive: Iran's Foreign Minister @JZarif says sanctions would kill nuclear deal http://t.co/Vwt11H3pRj-- TIME.com (@TIME) December 9, 2013 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif told TIME Magazine "the entire deal" over the country's nuclear program "is dead" if Congress votes to impose new sanctions.
Thousands of teachers and students are rallying in cities across the nation Monday for the National Day of Action, a movement organized by the American Federation of Teachers union that seeks to reclaim their vision of the nation's public education system.
Nelson Mandela, who died Dec. 5, is pictured here in 2010 at the World Cup soccer tournament in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo by FIFA/Getty Images Updated Dec. 9 | The celebration of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's life kicks...Show More Summary
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden visited the South African Embassy in Washington D.C. Monday morning to pay their condolences for the death of former president Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela's death on Dec. 5 led to an outpouring of sympathy from world leaders remembering the man who ended apartheid and changed South Africa.
Tonight on @NewsHour, music legend Carlos Santana sits down w/ @JeffreyBrown pic.twitter.com/JMxY4pCHXG-- NewsHour (@NewsHour) December 9, 2013 Tune in online at 6 p.m. ET and watch a special online excerpt of the interview featuring Santana's personal story about Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is questioning whether a Wisconsin airline can be held liable for reporting one of its pilots as mentally unstable and potentially armed. Federal authorities pulled the pilot off a flight on which he was...Show More Summary
3 managerial kings in the Magic Kingdom. #WinterMeetings pic.twitter.com/eYWKWvHzPW-- MLB (@MLB) December 9, 2013 Managers Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa, and Joe Torre were elected to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame Monday morning. Each...Show More Summary
Click the photo above to explore Independence Square in 360 degrees.Photo by Airpano.ru The crowd protesting in Kiev on Sunday was estimated to be the largest since the Orange Revolution in 2004. Airpano.com, a site that features 360...Show More Summary