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Amtrak Train Collides with Vehicle in Virginia

Authorities say an Amtrak train has collided with a vehicle in south central Virginia and there are injuries.

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A fake interpreter on stage next to President Obama at the Nelson Mandela memorial service in South Africa
A fake interpreter on stage next to President Obama at the Nelson Mandela memorial service in South Africa (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Interpreter For Mandela Event: I Was Hallucinating

The man accused of faking sign interpretation next to world leaders at Nelson Mandela's memorial told a local newspaper that he was hallucinating and hearing voices.

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Pope Francis is Time’s Person of the Year

Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Roman Catholic church's new leader has changed the perception of the church in an extraordinary way in a short time.

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People throw flower petals as the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela makes its way along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for three days in Pretoria, South Africa.
People throw flower petals as the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela makes its way along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for three days in Pretoria, South Africa. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Mandela’s Body Arrives for Viewing in South Africa

A flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela arrived with a military honor guard Wednesday for display in an amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years ago as South Africa's first black president.

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Two young women attend the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium In Johannesburg
Two young women attend the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium In Johannesburg (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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World Leaders, South Africans Honor Mandela

Joyous, singing South Africans gathered in the rain Tuesday to honor Nelson Mandela at a massive memorial service in Soweto.

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Programs are seen on a table at a worship service to honor the late South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, at the First AME Church in Los Angeles
Programs are seen on a table at a worship service to honor the late South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, at the First AME Church in Los Angeles (David McNew/Getty Images)
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Obama to pay Tribute to Mandela in South Africa

President Barack Obama will pay tribute this week to Nelson Mandela, making the long trip from Washington to South Africa Monday to attend a national memorial service for the anti-apartheid icon.

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African National Congress members sing and dance during a prayer meeting at the Standard Bank Arena during a national day of prayer for former President Nelson Mandela
African National Congress members sing and dance during a prayer meeting at the Standard Bank Arena during a national day of prayer for former President Nelson Mandela
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South Africans Hold Day of Prayer for Mandela

South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events to commemorate the liberation struggle icon that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times.

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South Africans gather to pay respect and tribute to former President Nelson Mandela outside his Houghton home
South Africans gather to pay respect and tribute to former President Nelson Mandela outside his Houghton home (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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South Africa Prepares to Welcome World Leaders

South Africa is readying itself for the arrival of a flood of world leaders for the memorial service and funeral for Nelson Mandela as thousands of mourners continued to flock to sites around the country Saturday to pay homage to the freedom struggle icon.

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Flowers are placed in front of an image of former South African president Nelson Mandela at the Embassy of South Africa on December 6, 2013 in Beijing, China
Flowers are placed in front of an image of former South African president Nelson Mandela at the Embassy of South Africa in Beijing, China (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
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Mandela to be Buried Dec. 15

South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela will be buried on Sunday, Dec. 15.

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Major Events in the Life of Nelson Mandela

A chronology of major events in the life of the late Nelson Mandela.

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News crews gather around a statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the South African Embassy December 5, 2013 in Washington, DC
News crews gather around a statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the South African Embassy December 5, 2013 in Washington, DC (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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South Africans Pay Tribute to Mandela

People across South Africa are commemorating Nelson Mandela with song, tears and prayers as the government prepares funeral ceremonies that will draw leaders and other dignitaries from around the globe.

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Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95

 

South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.

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