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A Bus Ride to Say Farewell to Nelson Mandela

December 11, 2013 8:29 am

They're waiting to say good-bye. In Pretoria, South Africa, thousands are shuttled by public bus to where the body of the late anti-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela, lies in state.

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Suspect brought infant child along for burglary

December 11, 2013 8:25 am

Authorities say a Northern California burglary suspect apparently couldn’t find a baby sitter. The man brought his infant child along while he and a partner burglarized a shop. The Sacramento Bee says the owner of the shop in an unincorporated area of Dixon detained one of the burglars Tuesday evening. When Solano County Sheriff’s deputies […]

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Mandella memorial sign language interpreter called a ´fake´

December 11, 2013 7:56 am

The unidentified man was standing on stage next to world leaders including President Obama. A leader of the Deaf Federation of South Africa confirms the man was “moving his hands around but there was no meaning in what he used his hands for.” The Associated Press reports there has not been confirmation that the man […]

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Inhaler zero tolerance policy at achool leads to 12 year old´s death

December 11, 2013 7:55 am

Ryan Gibbon’s school takes inhalers from students and keeps them in the office so they can be accessed if necessary. When Ryan really needed his, it was too late. The 12-year old was playing outside in 2012 when he told his friends he wasn’t feeling well. “So as he was going to the office to get his inhaler, he […]

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Diving Santa Swims With Sharks

December 11, 2013 7:40 am

Even Santa Claus enjoys a swim. At the Tokyo Aquarium, children watched as a diver dressed up as Santa Claus fed fish inside a tank and hugged the aquarium's sharks. (Dec. 11)

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TIME´s 2013 Person of the Year: Pope Francis

December 11, 2013 7:28 am

TIME Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs and Deputy Managing Editor Radhika Jones reveal the Person of the Year and the influencers who shaped 2013.

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Health Care the Next Chapter of China´s Growth Story

December 11, 2013 7:28 am

Consumption-led industries will drive Chinese growth for the next decade, and health-care spending, in particular, should outpace China's overall economy, says Morningstar's Dan Rohr.

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Russia ´Pragmatic´ Over Ukraine

December 11, 2013 7:28 am

The Russian Federation Council's Mikhail Margelov tells HARDtalk Russia's economic relationship with Ukraine is "pragmatic"

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State lawmakers call for drought declaration

December 11, 2013 7:12 am

With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state. In a letter sent Monday, Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Democratic Rep. Jim Costa urged the governor to take immediate action. A separate letter signed by dozens of […]

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90 car pileup caught on camera

December 11, 2013 6:41 am

Extreme winter weather in Germantown, Wisconsin caused dozens of cars to pile up on the highway, killing at least one driver.

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