As word of Nelson Mandela's death spread Thursday, Prince William and his wife, Kate, were attending the London film premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." Prince William offered comments on Mandela. (Dec. 5)
This weekend's Dallas Marathon was canceled after an ice storm snarled travel in North Texas and left more than a quarter of a million homes and business without electricity. (Dec. 6)
Move over, Peter Piper and your peck of pickled peppers. MIT researchers have come up with the world's toughest tongue twister. "It's 'pad kid poured curd pulled cold.' I don't know what it means, but researchers at MIT asked people to repeat this phrase 10 times. Most people clammed up and stopped talking ...
A new study that took almost a decade to complete shows lemon shark mothers return to the places they were born to birth their own babies.
Across the globe, flags flew at half staff and memorials were erected outside South African embassies as mourners gathered to remember the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. The former anti-apartheid leader died Thursday at the age of 95. (...
There's a controversy brewing over our national bird, that's pitting environmentalists against each other. Justin Gray reports from Washington where critics saw new government rules announced Friday for wind farms, put the bald eagle at risk.
President Barack Obama has thrown the switch, bathing the National Christmas Tree in lights and giving an otherwise dreary day in the nation's capital a festive and seasonal spirit. (Dec. 6)
Nelson Mandela spent nearly a third of his life as a prisoner of apartheid before leading South Africa in a relatively peaceful transition of power that inspired the world. The iconic figure died Thursday at the age of 95. (Dec. 5)
Here's the latest news for Friday, December 6th: Mandela mourned as funeral date set; Hillary Clinton gets human rights award; Storm forces cancellation of Dallas Marathon; Dylan's guitar sells for $965k
The guitar that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival has been sold at auction for a record $965,000. (Dec. 6)