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Nelson Mandela

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  • Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition at Pretoria hospital

    Nelson Mandela’s condition remained unchanged Tuesday, after his health deteriorated over the weekend and he was listed in critical condition at a Pretoria hospital, according to a statement from the South African president's office. Meanwhile,...
  • Edward Snowden: Not the first to be caught in airport limbo

    Edward Snowden: Not the first to be caught in airport limbo
    Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the United States on suspicion of leaking national security secrets, isn’t the only person to have been caught in the diplomatic limbo of an airport transit zone. Mehran Karimi Nasseri, an Iranian-born refugee,...
  • In Africa, Obama reflects on Nelson Mandela's role in his life

    In Africa, Obama reflects on Nelson Mandela's role in his life
    DAKAR, Senegal -- With 94-year-old Nelson Mandela possibly nearing death, President Obama on Thursday reflected on the role the civil rights icon had played in spurring him into political activism, saying he “gave me a sense of what is possible in...
  • Could Edward Snowden hitch a ride with Venezuelan leader?

    MOSCOW -- Another day, another flight to Havana that Edward Snowden appears to have skipped. And another theory about when the American fugitive will leave Russia. “No seats were booked in his name for this flight,” an Aeroflot employee said...
  • Nelson Mandela and music: 10 essential anti-apartheid songs

    Nelson Mandela and music: 10 essential anti-apartheid songs
    Nelson Mandela was, quite famously, a fan of European classical music. His two favorite composers were George Frideric Handel and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, but he grew up exposed to the country’s rich tradition of vocal groups forging a unique form...
  • Obama lands in South Africa, where Nelson Mandela remains critical

    CENTURION, South Africa -- President Obama arrived Friday in South Africa, where the nation holds an anxious vigil for Nelson Mandela, who remains in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital. While flying on Air Force One, the president told...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Child seat inspection Anne Arundel Community College's Department of Public Safety will offer a car seat inspection from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, on the parking lot and garages located near the Central Services Building on the Arnold campus,...
  • University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013

    University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013
    Nearly every morning, before 7 a.m., Dr. Kenneth Polonsky is dropped off near the Lakefront Trail on Chicago's South Side, a few steps from Lake Michigan. He carries no briefcase, wears no suit and has no cup of coffee, the standard trappings of his...
  • Molusi's voyage in 'Cadre' is set in years after apartheid

     Molusi's voyage in 'Cadre' is set in years after apartheid
    The voice of Nelson Mandela crackles through much of "Cadre," the interesting new work-in-progress created, mostly in Chicago, by the South African writer-director Omphile Molusi, known internationally for his play "Itsoseng." Those of us of a certain age...
  • Pistorius and South Africa's culture of fear

    Pistorius and South Africa's culture of fear
    As details continue to emerge about the killing of Reeva Steenkamp by the Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius, one fact appears to be certain: The man known as the "Blade Runner" did fire four bullets through a bathroom door in his South African home,...
  • Dalai Lama to speak at University of Maryland

    Dalai Lama to speak at University of Maryland
    The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader for Tibetan Buddhists, will speak in May at the University of Maryland as part of the Sadat Lecture for Peace, an annual series that has drawn world leaders such as Madeleine Albright, Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter....