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Top Stories: Royal Baby Wait; Mandela Improving

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been in a Pretoria hospital since June 8. He's being treated for a life-threatening respiratory infection. Last week he turned 95 and a banner near the hospital drew admirers such as this woman. i i

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been in a Pretoria hospital since June 8. He's being treated for a life-threatening respiratory infection. Last week he turned 95 and a banner near the hospital drew admirers such as this woman. Siphiwe Sibeko /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been in a Pretoria hospital since June 8. He's being treated for a life-threatening respiratory infection. Last week he turned 95 and a banner near the hospital drew admirers such as this woman.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been in a Pretoria hospital since June 8. He's being treated for a life-threatening respiratory infection. Last week he turned 95 and a banner near the hospital drew admirers such as this woman.

Siphiwe Sibeko /Reuters /Landov

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Royal Arrival Expected Soon: Kate's In Labor.

Search For More Murder Victims Ends In Cleveland.

Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured By Earthquakes In China.

Book News: Scrapbooks Of Hemingway's Childhood Made Public.

VIDEO: 'Grandma Drummer' Says She Loves To Play.

Other stories making news:

— Nelson Mandela Showing "Sustained Improvement," South African Government Says. (Reuters)

— "Detroit Bankruptcy: How Fast Will It Go?" (Detroit Free Press)

— In Phoenix, Monsoon "Spurs Flooding, Strands Motorists." (The Arizona Republic)

— "Pope Francis Leaves For Brazil Visit — Carrying His Own Bag." (The Guardian)

— "Best Round Of His Life" Gives Phil Mickelson The Win At British Open. (ESPN)

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