President Barack Obama says the world has lost an influential, courageous and `profoundly good' man with the death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. (Dec. 5)
House Speaker John Boehner Thursday night hailed former South African President Nelson Mandela as “an unrelenting voice for democracy’’ who led his country through a peaceful dissolution of apartheid in 1990 after spending 27 years in prison.In a statement issued shortly after Mandela’s death was announced in South Africa, Boehner, ...
An Idaho school bus carrying 12 kids to an elementary school collided with a dump truck at a rural intersection Thursday. One child was killed and four children were taken to the hospital with injuries. (Dec. 5)
Children whose parents are in danger of deportation demonstrated on Capitol Hill while visiting congressional offices. Through singing and chanting they asked Congress to vote on pending immigration bills. (Dec. 5)
South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. Jacob Zuma says "we've lost our greatest son." (Dec. 5)
South African President Jacob Zuma says anti-Apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has died. He was 95. (Dec. 5)
Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago. (Dec. 5)
The Gigantic Christmas Tree in New York's Rockefeller Center was lit up on Wednesday night. The 76-foot Norway Spruce has 45,000 multicolored LED lights. (Dec. 5)
Two people were killed in Britain on Thursday as a major storm hit much of Northern Europe, causing traffic chaos, disrupting air travel and leaving tens of thousands without electricity. (Dec. 5)
Here's the latest news for Thursday, December 5th: Bitter cold air moving across the country; Fast-food workers protest nationwide; Dozens dead in Central African Republic clashes; Ford unveils all-new Mustang.