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  • Nelson Mandela dies: Social media reaction

    Nelson Mandela dies: Social media reaction
    [<a href="//storify.com/latimes/nelson-mandela-dies-at-age-95" target="_blank">View the story "Nelson Mandela dies at age 95" on Storify</a>]<h1>Nelson Mandela dies at age 95</h1><h2>South Africa's first black president and...
  • Live blog: The death of Nelson Mandela

    Live blog: The death of Nelson Mandela
    South African leader Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.  Leaders and celebrities around the world have spoken out in reaction to the death of the anti-apartheid icon. Madiba, as he was known to many, was ill in recent years. He continued to be a beloved...
  • Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina

    Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina
    The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians. Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...
  • U2 wants to avoid the 'esoteric' on new album, win an Oscar

    U2 wants to avoid the 'esoteric' on new album, win an Oscar
    U2 is a band that is used to big statements, political activism and rallying behind a cause. This past weekend, however, the band's larger-than-life frontman Bono was talking about the band's late-career efforts to simplify. Well, that and also his desire...
  • Naomie Harris stays light despite the gravity of 'Mandela'

    Naomie Harris stays light despite the gravity of 'Mandela'
    Serious actress though she may be — as she amply demonstrates anew in portraying the poignant and historic figure Winnie Mandela in the current "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" — there's an air of mischief that reverberates from Naomie Harris...
  • Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated through baseball

    Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated through baseball
    Tuesday is Jackie Robinson Day across baseball, honoring the 67th anniversary of the day Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The most prominent of the events planned to honor Robinson was to take place at Yankee Stadium before New...
  • Nelson Mandela mourned by South Florida's leading black politicians

    Nelson Mandela mourned by South Florida's leading black politicians
    Original post | 5:43 p.m. Dec. 6 Updated | 11:45 a.m., 12:43 p.m. and 3:36 Dec. 7 Black political leaders from South Florida, along with many others, are speaking out about Thursday’s death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela. Two of the...
  • Nelson Mandela tribute: Ali, Woods and more mourn South African leader

    Nelson Mandela tribute: Ali, Woods and more mourn South African leader
    Legendary athletes Muhammad Ali, Tiger Woods and Gary Player echoed world leaders in the wake of Nelson Mandela's death on Thursday at age 95. The man who endured 27 years of imprisonment for his civil-rights efforts and helped end apartheid upon his...
  • The mental geography of happiness

    The mental geography of happiness
    My happy place isn't really a place but a state of mind that can appear in lots of places. It's that moment of bliss when you turn off other worries and embrace where you are. In the U.S. Virgin Islands, it was the moment I decided there was nothing I...
  • Lakers, NBA reflect on passing of Nelson Mandela

    Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 on Thursday. As news spread, members of the NBA community and Lakers organization shared their thoughts. Thankful to @NelsonMandela for having shown us so much wisdom and leadership. His...
  • NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games

    NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games
    The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since. “It says volumes about getting...