By The Associated Press
The world knows Nelson Mandela as a man who forever changed the course of modern history and who will surely continue to leave his mark long after his death Thursday at the age of 95.
You may know that he spent 27 years in prison, that he led South Africa out of apartheid
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) - It could be a plot from a classic comic book: A mild-mannered boy with the good Spidey sense to treat his comics like priceless manuscripts grows into a man who must use the valuable collection to fight his greatest foe, a rare disease threatening
NBCNEWS.COM - There are only so many turkey sandwiches you can make, football games you can watch, and Black Friday sales during which you can get trampled. If you're marking some time out of your holiday weekend for a trip to the movies, here's your guide.
For those who need to bridge
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Even after three decades, the triple-dog dare doesn't get old.
The film "A Christmas Story" opened 30 years ago to mixed reviews but has shown its staying power as a holiday family favorite. Cleveland, where parts of the movie were filmed
KHQ.COM - If you've waited till Black Friday to get your holiday shopping squared away, you're going to need a lot more than trail mix and an economy-sized bottle of Advil to get through it.
The most important tool in your pocket or purse will be your mobile phone.
In fact, more
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and JIM HEINTZAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's vigorous efforts to keep Ukraine within its orbit of influence stem from complex strategic, emotional and cultural issues. As the prospect of Ukraine signing an association agreement with the European Union wanes and
By TERESA CEROJANOAssociated Press
TANAUAN, Philippines (AP) - As Typhoon Haiyan tore across the eastern Philippines, coconut plantations older than the fathers of the men who tend them were smashed like matchsticks and call centers that field customer service gripes from around the world fell
By MICHELL L. PRICEAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Attorney General John Swallow announced Thursday that he is stepping down amid multiple investigations of bribery and misconduct that have hounded him ever since he took office at the beginning of the year.
Swallow discussed his
By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
MILAN (AP) - The Milan court that convicted Silvio Berlusconi of paying an underage prostitute for sex at his infamous Bunga Bunga parties said Thursday in remarkably raunchy detail that proof of intercourse wasn't necessary to find him guilty.
The court, in a
A former Fort Colville Elementary student will spend the next 3-4 years in juvenile detention after being found guilty conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The sentence is similar to that given to his 10-year-old friend who was also found guilty in the plot to