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Ban Ki-Moon Reflects on Mandela´s ´Mighty Life´

December 9, 2013 7:41 am

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pays his respects to Nelson Mandela, during a visit to Johannesburg's Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. "We join together in sorrow for a mighty loss, in celebration of a mighty life," Ban Ki-moon said. Ban Ki-moon reflected on his meeting with Mandela in 2009, when the anti-apartheid hero acknowledged there were […]

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Ukraine president backs compromise talks as riot police take up positions in Kiev

December 9, 2013 7:23 am

Hundreds of police in full riot gear flooded into the center of Kiev on Monday as mass anti-government protests gripped the Ukrainian capital for yet another week, raising fears of an imminent crackdown.  Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich backed a call for talks with the opposition on Monday to end weeks of protests in Kiev, but […]

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Crash backs up Highway 4 morning commute

December 9, 2013 7:04 am

A big rig crash early Monday forced the closure of three lanes of Highway 4, backing up traffic for several miles and sending injured motorists to the hospital, authorities said. According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash involving several vehicles and a big rig was reported at about 6 a.m. on westbound Highway 4 […]

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Boston Bombing Survivor Who Lost Leg Hits Slopes

December 9, 2013 6:41 am

Marc Fucarile, injured in the April 15 attack, enjoyed a free skiing trip with his family in Colorado thanks to Disabled Sports USA.

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EADS Staff Brace for Job Cuts

December 9, 2013 6:40 am

There's been plenty of opposition to EADS restructuring plans from employees. Thousands of staff took part in several demonstrations in Germany last month.

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Obama: Odds Of Final Iran Deal Are ´50-50´

December 9, 2013 6:40 am

Just weeks after the U.S. reached a historic deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, President Obama downplayed the deal's chances at success.

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You won´t believe what happened to this man when he fell asleep on his flight

December 9, 2013 6:19 am

A man’s attempt to catch a little shuteye on a flight ended in quite the odd experience: When he woke up from his nap he found himself all alone in a cold, pitch black cabin. Tom Wagner says he fell asleep on a United Express flight from Louisiana to California. When the jet made a […]

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Rehospitalization Rates Fell In First Year Of Medicare Penalties

December 9, 2013 6:03 am

During the first eight months of this year, fewer than 18 percent of Medicare patients ended up back in the hospital within a month of discharge, the lowest rate in years, the government reported Friday. This drop occurred during the first year that Medicare financially penalized hospitals for their readmission rates, and the government seized […]

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At least one dead in 50-car pileup on Pennsylvania Turnpike

December 9, 2013 5:55 am

At least one person is dead after an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike resulted in a more than 50-car pileup. It all happened around 12:30 p.m. in southeastern Pennsylvania. A man involved in a wreck apparently got out of his car and was struck by another car. He was pronounced dead at the scene. (Via ABC) That’s when […]

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´Spotify for 3D Printing´ Launches

December 9, 2013 5:39 am

Sumi Das looks at how object design is being protected from piracy

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