December 5, 2013 Speaking on the occasion of his 86th birthday, the ailing monarch asked Thais to do their duty to ensure stability and security in the nation.
December 5, 2013 The Asia trip is generating the kind of video and headlines that could prove useful if the vice president decides to run for president in 2016.
December 5, 2013 The icon who became South Africa's first black president died after a prolonged lung infection.
December 5, 2013 The transition from one role to the other is difficult, and many have failed making the attempt. Nelson Mandela was a rare example who succeeded in both jobs. In addition, he willingly stepped down after one term in office, setting an example for a young democracy.
December 5, 2013 After first denying the two ever met, the White House on Thursday says that as a Harvard Law School student at Cambridge, the president briefly lived with his uncle, Onyango Obama.
December 5, 2013 From his childhood as a herd boy, Nelson Mandela went on to lead the African National Congress' struggle against South Africa's racially oppressive apartheid regime. For his efforts, he spent 27 years behind bars as a political prisoner. In 1994, he became his country's first elected black leader. Mandela died on Thursday. He was 95.