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By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday extended the length of permits that allow wind farms and other operations to accidentally …
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi as a potentially easier cure for chronic infection with the liver-destroying hepatitis …
Mandela served 27 years in prison, spending many of those years at Robben Island Prison, off Cape Town.
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Iceland is known as the 'Land of Fire and Ice' and these images capture the essence of that perfectly. Incredible … More » Land of Fire and Ice
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Hikaru Cho creates mind-bending body art using acrylic paint.
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A library is not just a collection of books, but also the buildings that house them. As varied and inventive as the volumes … More » Gorgeous libraries around the world
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An al Qaeda-linked group has claimed responsibility for Thursday's attack on Yemen's defense ministry that killed at least … More » Suicide bomber attacks Yemen's Defense Ministry
The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction … More » Google's mystery barge in San Francisco Bay
Conservative MP Rob Anders is clinging to his criticism of Nelson Mandela, remaining opposed to the man credited with bringing down South Africa's apartheid system and drawing harsh criticism from a …
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers cast doubt on the prevailing wisdom that vitamin D supplements can prevent conditions like cancer, diabetes and heart disease, saying on Friday low …
Vote for your favourite quote by the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela in this gallery by clicking "Recommend", … More » Vote for your favourite Mandela quote
Newspapers across Canada and the rest of the world marked the death of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, … More » Newspaper front pages after Nelson Mandela's death
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has … More » World mourns the death of South Africa's first black President
Nelson Mandela died at his home on Thursday at age 95. However, his legacy as husband, father and grandfather lives on. … More » Nelson Mandela and the Women He Loved
A chief's son. Pioneer. Revolutionary. Prisoner. Statesman. Elder.
Few modern-day world leaders are revered as much as … More » Nelson Mandela's memorable moments