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  • AP PHOTOS: Dreams of victory for South African rugby team

    Their catches still uncertain, their sneakers worn and unsuitable, a team of young South Africans is trying to find success in a sport that that's a traditional favorite in their country, but rare in their own neighborhood — rugby.
  • South Africa's Tutu renews vows after 60 years in wedlock

    Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionately known to many South Africans as "Arch," kissed his bride of 60 years, Leah. The lovebirds, as one clergyman described them, renewed their 1955 wedding vows this weekend in a buoyant ceremony in which 83-...

    Charleston shooting, Confederate flag stir memories of apartheid-era South Africa

    Three weeks ago, I was scrolling through the day's Facebook newsfeed of kitty pictures and partisan broadsides when I saw an advertisement for T-shirts with the old South African flag on them. The maker was a group called "Naughty South Africans." Why...

    Today in History

    Today is Thursday, June 25, the 176th day of 2015. There are 189 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 25, 1950, war broke out in Korea as forces from the communist North invaded the South. On this date: In 1788, Virginia...

    Prisoners of a long-lost cause

    Could this, at last, be the end of the Civil War? Or, as some fans of Southern heritage call it, the War Between the States? Or the War of Northern Aggression? That question came to mind as I watched South Carolina's Republican Gov. Nikki Haley do what...