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World NowTwo young models condemned in South African scandal over Twitter racism: Two young women from a generation too young to remember apartheid, exposed South Africa’s racist underbelly in recent days, with a series of enraged, racist Tweets. odhe...
Pop & HissWhitney Houston died on Saturday, but she will live on through her music. Watch some of Whitney Houston's most memorable videos....
World NowDubai uses one of the most famous songs performed by Whitney Houston, "I Will Always Love You," to choreograph displays at the Dubai Fountain, and the display has now become a sort of tribute to the late singer....
World NowFormer South African president Nelson Mandela was discharged from the hospital after diagnostic surgery showed him to have no serious health problems....
World NowFormer Liberian President Charles Taylor is found guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity. Taylor faces a possible life sentence for his role in arming ruthless rebels in neighboring Sierra Leone in exchange for "blood...
Twenty years ago this summer, American cities staged noisy, flag-waving parades to celebrate the U.S. victory in a war we've almost forgotten: the Persian Gulf War against Iraq. The president at the time, George H.W. Bush, saw his poll ratings soar in the...
Tags: Iraq, Afghanistan, NATO, Politics, Barack Obama
Former U.S. Rep. Howard Wolpe, a Michigan Democrat who played a key role in the 1986 passage of the federal anti-apartheid act that imposed economic sanctions on South Africa, has died. He was 71. Wolpe, who had been ill with a heart condition, died...
Bill Clements First GOP Texas governor since Reconstruction Bill Clements, 94, a two-term Texas governor who in 1979 became the first Republican elected governor in the state since Reconstruction, died Sunday at a Dallas-area hospital, Lt. Gov. David...
Culture MonsterIn a move as theatrical as it was inevitable (the opera that was "occupied": Philip Glass' 1980 work, “Satyagraha,” about the early life of Mahatma Gandhi) more than 200 protesters -- including Glass - gathered outside the Metropolitan Opera...
Show TrackerMandela reality show? Not the Kardashians...
World NowSouth African ruling party youth leader Julius Malema slammed disciplinary procedures against him as worse than apartheid justice. Malema said he would not step down as ANC Youth League president, despite his suspension....
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