Nelson Mandela Admitted to Hospital Former South African president Nelson Mandela dancing at his inauguration ceremony in 1994. The 93-year-old anti-apartheid leader, who stepped down as president in 1999, has been admitted to hospital for a 'long-standing abdominal complaint', according to ... 11/12/2014 - 5:49 pm | View Link
Nelson Mandela again admitted to hospital Global symbol of freedom, Nelson Mandela, is back in the hospital on admission for undisclosed reasons. South African government officials today said there is no cause for alarm explaining that the former president had only gone for routine tests. 11/8/2014 - 9:59 pm | View Link
Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital FORMER president Nelson Mandela is in a “serious but stable” condition after being admitted to a Pretoria hospital early on Saturday morning due to a recurring lung infection, the Presidency said. “This morning at about 1.30am his condition ... 06/24/2013 - 9:41 pm | View Link
Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital in 'serious' condition Johannesburg: Anti-apartheid icon and former South Africa President Nelson Mandela is in a "serious but stable condition" after being admitted to a hospital on Saturday for a recurring lung infection for the third time in seven months. The 94-year-old ... 06/8/2013 - 1:41 pm | View Link
Nelson Mandela: world holds its breath as he is admitted to hospital again He gave up the presidency last century, officially retired more than a decade ago and has said nothing in public since a tragic announcement in 2005 that his son had died of Aids. Nelson Mandela, living in seclusion at the age of 94 behind whitewashed ... 06/8/2013 - 6:10 am | View Link
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela | South African History Online In November 2009, the United Nations General Assembly declared, 18 July Nelson Mandela International Day, to honour his birthday. This is the first time that the ... 11/21/2014 - 8:45 pm | View Website
Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s Liberator as Prisoner and ... Nelson Mandela, who led the emancipation of South Africa from white minority rule and served as his country’s first black president, becoming an ... 11/21/2014 - 10:58 am | View Website
Biography – Nelson Mandela Foundation Nelson Mandela (top row, second from left) on the steps of Wits University. Image courtesy Andrew Sam 11/21/2014 - 9:18 am | View Website
Nelson Mandela: a timeline 18 July 1918 – Nelson Mandela born in Mvezo, Eastern Cape province, South Africa. His mother, Nosekeni Fanny, was one of four wives of his father, Gadla Henry ... 11/21/2014 - 7:16 am | View Website
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WASHINGTON -- From North Carolina to Colorado to Alaska, Democratic senators were swept out of office on Election Day by a GOP wave. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) was one of the few exceptions.
At one point a target of national Republicans, Merkley handily defeated his Republican opponent, Monica Wehby, by more than 18 percentage points, despite predictions early on that he could be in danger of losing his seat.
Reflecting on the campaign in an interview with The Huffington Post in his office on Capitol Hill, Merkley seemed relieved that it was over.
Next thing you know, Rush will be out with a new children's book about Moses, Hamilton and George Washington, because Texas is leading us all down the path of learned ignorance.
On Friday the Republican-controlled Texas State Board of Education voted along party lines 10-5 to approve the biased and inaccurate textbooks.
Kivin Varghese claims he was wrongfully dischargedProtest seeks focus on internet retailer’s business practicesA former Amazon employee embroiled in a legal battle with the online retailer is set to go on hunger strike in an attempt to force the company to change business practices which he calls “deceptive and fraudulent”.
Some highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza:
— Lanza's mother and his educational team both had a goal to manage and accommodate his disabilities, rather than treat them. — Lanza's parents and the school thought of him as intellectually gifted.
As her 2014 winds to a close, Ann Hampton Callaway has much to celebrate. Earlier this month, the actress and singer-songwriter surprised fans by tying the knot with longtime partner, Kari Strand, whom she proudly describes as "the love of her life."
Callaway's wedding is just one of many personal milestones which take center stage in her new cabaret act, "Turning Points." The Tony-nominated performer says the show, which opens Nov.