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  • Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison on Aug 21

    Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison for good behavior on Aug. 21 and go under house arrest after serving just 10 months for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South Africa's department of corrections said Monday. "He's behaving himself very...
  • Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August

    Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August
    Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic sprinter convicted of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend, could be released from prison in August after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence. South Africa’s Parole Board last week heard a...
  • Pistorius to be out on parole in August; state to appeal murder acquittal in November

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole in August, weeks before South Africa's state prosecution will appeal the acquittal of murder charges in November. Pistorius will be placed under correctional...
  • South African police investigating World Cup bribes

    South African police investigating World Cup bribes
    South African authorities have opened a preliminary investigation into World Cup bribery allegations, and an opposition lawmaker said Thursday he had information suggesting "high-level" involvement. Anton Alberts of the Freedom Front Plus said the...
  • In South Africa, continuing racism leads blacks to doubt Mandela's vision

    In South Africa, continuing racism leads blacks to doubt Mandela's vision
    Early one weekend morning, just after the nightclubs had closed, three young white men ambled into the harsh fluorescent light of a South African takeout food franchise. They whistled at the staffers, all of them black, tugged their clothing and pulled...
  • FIFA executive committee member Blazer admitted bribes

    Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer told a U.S. federal judge that he and others on the governing body's ruling panel agreed to receive bribes in the votes for the hosts of the 1998 and 2010 World Cups. Prosecutors unsealed a 40-page...
  • FIFA's tumultuous week ends as Sepp Blatter gets standing ovation

    FIFA's tumultuous week ends as Sepp Blatter gets standing ovation
    In one tumultuous week, world soccer's governing body was plunged into a corruption scandal, top officials were arrested, new investigations were launched, and Sepp Blatter was re-elected as president, only to stun everyone by saying he was quitting. On...
  • House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy

    House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy
    Nelson Mandela often said charity begins at home, so it's fitting his family is carrying on his legacy of giving back. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela's daughter Dr. Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela-Amuah and his granddaughter Tukwini...
  • Connecticut LGBT Film Festival: 10-Plus Movies Over 9 Days

    Connecticut LGBT Film Festival: 10-Plus Movies Over 9 Days
    When Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, he set in motion the adoption of a new constitution, with an emphasis on equality of rights and opportunities. This openness was not just intended for blacks. It extended to LGBT citizens,...
  • Nelson Mandela's widow urges Morgan State grads to change the world

    Nelson Mandela's widow urges Morgan State grads to change the world
    As more than 800 students celebrated their graduation from Morgan State University on Saturday, human rights activist Graca Machel urged them to use their education to transform the world into a better place. "It has been proved that education sows the...
  • The Week in Pictures | May 4-10, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Paris, French President Francois Hollande pays his respects during a ceremony to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. More . . . ....