Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will attend a memorial service for the late South African leader Nelson Mandela.
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South African President Jacob Zuma said Mandela's body will lie in state at government buildings in the capital from Dec. 11, until the burial in the village where he grew up.
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There was no other city in America closer to post-apartheid South Africa than Atlanta.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela made two trips to Atlanta, in 1990 and 1993.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95.
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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared of sexual assault charges.
A billboard plastered in a University of Indiana dormitory has sparked controversy on campus.
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Libyan officials say an American teacher has been shot to death while jogging in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi.
Hackers stole almost 1.6 million login credentials and 320,000 e-mail credentials.
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Military and hospital officials in Yemen say a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives-laden car at the Defense Ministry, killing at least two people and wounding 20.
It's so cold in Minnesota that Salvation Army bell ringers have been working indoors.
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple to 20 percent its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
The Washington Post is reporting that the National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad.
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The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons says preparations are on track to move the most dangerous chemical agents from sites in the war-torn country to the port of Latakia but there are serious security issues on key roads.
An Arizona commission has approved a nearly $560,000 fine against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters.
Police say two men were shot and killed and a third man wounded in a shooting that led to a lockdown at a North Carolina university.
A Norman Rockwell painting titled "Saying Grace" has sold in New York for $46 million, the highest price paid at auction for an American artwork and for a work by the Saturday Evening Post illustrator.
Under FDA rules, men who have had sex with men since 1977 are ineligible to donate blood. Thursday, a Health and Human Services Committee will discuss that policy and possible changes.
A high school student was shot as school was letting out for the day Wednesday afternoon at West Orange High School near Orlando.
MSNBC host Martin Bashir, under fire for comments he made regarding former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, resigned from the network on Wednesday, after posting an apology for his comments on the network's website.
Newtown and state officials had fought release of the tapes to protect victims and families.
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