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Mandela poses onstage during the 46664 Concert In Celebration Of Nelson Mandela's Life held at Hyde Park on June 27, 2008 in London, England.  (credit: Gareth Davies/Getty Images)

Ali: Mandela Inspired Others To ‘Reach For What Appeared To Be Impossible’

Muhammad Ali paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as a symbol of forgiveness who inspired others to “reach for what appeared to be impossible,” as the boxing great joined in mourning the death of the South African anti-apartheid leader on Thursday.

12/06/2013

Indian musician Ravi Shankar performs on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.    AFP PHOTO/ SHAUN CURRY (Photo credit: SHAUN CURRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian Sitar Virtuoso Ravi Shankar Dies At 92

With an instrument perplexing to most Westerners, Ravi Shankar helped connect the world through music. The sitar virtuoso hobnobbed with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over nearly a century.

12/12/2012

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