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Associated PressLove her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. The Iron Lady, who ruled for 11 remarkable years, imposed her will on a fractious, rundown nation — breaking the unions, triumphing in a far-off war,...
Associated PressOlympic athlete Oscar Pistorius wept in court Friday as prosecutors said they'll pursue a charge of premeditated murder against him in the killing of his model girlfriend, meaning the man who once inspired the world could spend the rest of his life in...
Associated PressParalympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa, a stunning development in the life of a national hero known as the Blade Runner for his high-tech artificial legs....
Elizabeth (born Olive Elizabeth) Yourtee Anderson, tireless worker for her family, church, community and for historic preservation, departed quickly and peacefully from this world May 22, 2011. Betty, as she was commonly known, was born Jan. 23, 1926,...
Change of SubjectMiss Question asked of Miss Utah (Marissa Powell ) during Sunday's Miss USA pageant: A recent report shows that in 40 percent of American families with children, women are the primary earners, yet they continue to earn less than men.......
FAIRMOUNT, N.D. (AP) - Wallie Hardie is a Richland County farmer, but in the past two years, he and his son Josh have become farmers in Africa, too. They say they hope they're becoming smart farmers because surviving in frontier-style farming requires it....
Busch Gardens is asking the public to help name two sister lion cubs that have come to live at the Tampa theme park. The duo, born on Feb. 20 in South Africa, are joined by an unrelated male cub, born March 20. The threesome arrived at Busch Gardens...
I can't say, of course, how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the same-sex marriage cases before it. But I can talk about how South African courts grappled with the issue in 2005, after a case was brought by a lesbian couple who had been denied the...
Tags: Judges, Same-Sex Marriage, Religion and Belief, Africa, Laws
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — For the fifth straight day, former South African President Nelson was in a Pretoria hospital on Wednesday, being treated for a recurring lung infection. The 94-year-old icon was hospitalized on Saturday. Two of Mandela's...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The desk is spotless and books neatly line the shelves in Nelson Mandela's office at a Johannesburg-based foundation that carries his name, but the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader hasn't worked there...
Tags: Johannesburg (South Africa), Rentals, Africa, Racism, Jacob Zuma
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Nelson Mandela passed his fourth day under intensive care Tuesday in a Pretoria hospital in serious but stable condition, according to a statement Tuesday by the South African presidency. The statement offered little new...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South African President Jacob Zuma will visit the ailing Nelson Mandela in a Pretoria hospital, his spokesman said Monday, adding that this would be done discreetly "at the appropriate time." A statement from the president'...
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