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The Nelson Mandela statue in Sandton, South Africa (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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Remembering Nelson Mandela in Video

A collection of videos celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela.

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President Barack Obama (Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)
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Obama to Feds: Boost Renewable Power 20%

Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.

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Survey: CEO’s Optimistic About Hiring [AUDIO]

A growing number of chief executives at the nation's largest companies are slightly more optimistic about the economy for the next six months.

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Cell Phones at Work Are Bothering Others: Survey [AUDIO]

A nationwide survey finds a large chunk of Americans are annoyed by their co-workers' poor cell phone etiquette.

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AUDIO: Newtown 911 Calls Show Calm Response to Shooting

Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding assuring callers help is coming.

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Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station
Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
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Engineer of Derailed Train Says He Zoned Out

The engineer of the Metro-North commuter train that derailed has told investigators he "zoned out" before the crash that killed four and injured 63.

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Religious leaders take part in a vigil and memorial service for train derailment victims
Religious leaders take part in a vigil and memorial service for train derailment victims (John Moore/Getty Images)
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Derailment Airs Queries About Technology

The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling into a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented the deadly disaster.

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Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station
Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
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NTSB: Train Hit Curve at 82 MPH Before Bronx Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board says the Metro-North train that derailed on Sunday was going 82 MPH as it approached a curve in the tracks in the Bronx.

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Aerial view of derailed Metro North train (NTSB)
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NTSB: 2nd Data Recorder Found in Derailed Bronx Train

Two data recorders retrieved from the commuter train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve, killing four people and injuring dozens, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.

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Amazon.com's website on Cyber Monday (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Deals Await Shoppers Online During Cyber Monday

In the past week shoppers have been enticed by Gray Thursday, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. The trend continutes today with Cyber Monday.

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Four Dead In Bronx Train Derailment

The derailment of eight Metro North passenger cars in the Bronx on Sunday morning has killed at least 4, injured several dozen and will have an effect on Amtrak service on a traditionally busy travel day.

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White House: Worst Tech Bugs Over for Healthcare.gov

The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday

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