Updated: 8:23 AM - The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake."
Posted: 12/10/2013 - Democratic Representative Butterfield says he met President Mandela on three occasions, most recently during his last visit to Washington.
Posted: 12/10/2013 - The Senate voted 57-40 on Tuesday to end a Republican filibuster, or delaying tactics, against Rep. Mel Watt.
Updated: 12/10/2013 - President Barack Obama says Nelson Mandela earned his place in history through struggle, shrewdness, persistence and faith.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - A police spokesman in South Africa says that "thousands" of police officers will be on hand for a ceremony honoring Nelson Mandela in a Soweto soccer stadium.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - A Delta Airlines flight from Seattle to Atlanta was rerouted to Spokane International Airport in Washington state shortly after takeoff on Saturday due to a medical emergency that left a 16-year-old male passenger dead, officials said.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - A 4.5-magnitude earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - Thousands gathered at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii Saturday to mark the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack that launched America into World War II.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - Arctic air, snow and freezing rain was expected across parts of the U.S. Saturday from California to the Northeast, as the winter storm that has killed 11 people continues to wreak havoc.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Texas will lose $9.2 billion in 2022; Florida says goodbye to $5 billion; Georgia is out $4.9 billion. A new report details just how much states are losing because they don’t want to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, and it’s not chump change.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - How did dozens of pilot whales get so seriously stranded in Florida's Everglades National Park?
Posted: 12/06/2013 - When it comes to finding your soul mate, it might also be in your best interest to find your financial mate.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Republicans ought to be “embarrassed” of their record low productivity during their time in charge of the House of Representatives, President Barack Obama said Thursday.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - The U.S. Navy says it has successfully launched a drone from a submerged submarine, another big step toward developing new military spying and reconnaissance capabilities.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Despite predictions to the contrary, mortgage rates have hovered at historic lows for three years now.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Governors in at least five states declared emergencies Thursday in anticipation of an arctic blast that threatens 32 million people in the South and the Midwest with snow, ice and bone-chilling temperatures plummeting by as much as 50 degrees.
Posted: 12/05/2013 - Lawmakers and others from across North Carolina to Washington D.C. are reacting to the death of Nelson Mandela.