Advocate for Women, Children to Speak at Morgan CommencementA woman who has worked worldwide to advocate the rights of women and children and who is the widow of Nelson Mandela will be the commencement speaker at Morgan State University.
Poll: 49 Percent Of Americans Say Fortunes Will Improve In 2014On the whole, Americans rate their own experience in 2013 more positively than negatively, but when asked to assess the year for the United States or the world at large, things turn sour.
Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013
Rep. Cummings: 'It's Clear to Me' Cruz is Running for PresidentOne prominent Democrat believes Tea Party darling Sen. Ted Cruz will run for president in 2016.
Biden: Mandela Taught Reconciliation is Possible Vice President Joe Biden says former South African President Nelson Mandela taught the world that trust, justice and reconciliation are possible, and that change can come.
GOP Rep: Obama-Castro Handshake 'Becomes A Propaganda Coup For The Tyrant'It was the briefest of moments, just seconds, two presidents shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries amid a gaggle of world leaders together to honor the late Nelson Mandela.
Jimmy Carter: Obama-Castro Handshake 'Was Something Significant'President Obama is among many dignitaries to speak at the memorial service.
Howard University Postpones Tribute to Mandela A memorial tribute for Nelson Mandela on the campus of Howard University in Washington has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Obama Takes 'Selfie' at Nelson Mandela Memorial ServicePresident Barack Obama was caught snapping a selfie with other world leaders during a memorial service honoring former South African president Nelson Mandela.
As Student, Obama Drew Inspiration From Mandela The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Norton, Cummings to Attend Mandela Memorial in South AfricaCongressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia will be part of the Congressional delegation attending Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa.
'He Belongs To The Ages': Mandela Mourned The World OverIn nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.