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Zuma Booed, Jeered at Mandela Memorial

December 10, 2013 7:04 am

South African President Jacob Zuma was booed and jeered at a memorial to anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (December 10), a major public humiliation in front of other world leaders six months before national elections. The hostile reaction from the thousands-strong unruly crowd erupted as Zuma prepared to address the high-profile ceremony in Johannesburg's […]

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Individual Investors Stick With Emerging Markets

December 10, 2013 7:04 am

While institutional investors have been selling out of their emerging-markets ETFs amid this year's disappointing performance, it appears that mom-and-pop investors are holding on to their open-end EM mutual funds.

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Couple, Four Children Still Missing In Nevada Mountains

December 10, 2013 6:18 am

Police, rangers and rescue teams are still frantically searching for a family that disappeared without a trace in a remote area of northwest Nevada.

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Antarctica Sets New Record For Coldest Temperature On Earth

December 10, 2013 6:11 am

Think it’s chilly in your neck of the woods? Well take solace in the fact that your neck of the woods isn’t east Antarctica, which just set a blistering new record for the coldest temperature ever recorded on earth. ​Data from a NASA satellite satellite reveals there were temperatures recorded in East Antarctica that hit […]

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Obama, Raul Castro Shake Hands

December 10, 2013 6:03 am

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela, a rare gesture between the leaders of two nations at loggerheads for more than half a century.

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Do Video Games Ruin Social Skills?

December 10, 2013 6:00 am

It's collab week on 'Stuff Mom Never Told You.' Cristen recently went out to San Francisco to meet up with some of her TestTube cohorts and shoot a bunch of videos. Rev3 Game's host Scott Bromley stops by to debunk the commonly held idea that video games are bad for real-world socializing.

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Man sleeps for 10 hours unaware of knife stuck in his back

December 10, 2013 5:59 am

A New Jersey man is apparently is a very sound sleeper, or has a very high tolerance for pain. Police in Trenton say the 42-year-old awoke after a 10-hour slumber with a pain in his back — which turned out to be a five-inch knife stuck in his back. After waking up, the unnamed victim […]

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NTSB hearing on SF airliner crash postponed

December 10, 2013 5:52 am

Tuesday’s National Transportation Safety Board hearing into the crash-landing of an Asiana jet at San Francisco International Airport in July has been postponed due to wintry weather in the nation’s capital. The agency said it hopes to reschedule the hearing for later in the week. The crash of the Boeing 777 jet left three teenagers […]

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Obama Says Mandela ´Moved a Nation Toward Justice´

December 10, 2013 5:38 am

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (December 10) at Johannesburg's Soccer City. "It is hard to eulogize any man – to capture in words not just the facts and the dates that make a life, but the essential truth of a person – their private joys and […]

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´Strong Demand for All-in Holidays´

December 10, 2013 5:02 am

Chief executive of Tui travel company Peter Long tells BBC Breakfast the firm has seen a strong demand for all-inclusive holidays due to the higher cost of living.

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