The eyes of soccer focused nervously Friday on the draw to determine where, when and, most important, who the 32 teams will play at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The ceremony is being televised live to more than 190 countries from the Atlantic beach resort of Costa do Sauipe, ...
Severe weather is hitting Britain on Friday, with thousands evacuated due to a tidal surge along the east coast and snow alerts in place in Scotland. The storm has snarled traffic and knocked out power to tens of thousands. (Dec. 6)
Here's the latest news for Friday, December 6th: Mandela mourned; Severe weather in US; Storm hits UK; Pot party in Seattle.
Cold and Icy weather is hitting from the South to the Great Lakes on Friday. The National Weather Service issued winter storm and ice warnings for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. (Dec. 6)
South Africans are remembering Nelson Mandela as the 'father of the nation.' Mandela, the former President of South Africa, died Thursday at the age of 95. (Dec. 6)
Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to the late South African leader Nelson Mandela during a trip to South Korea on Friday. (Dec. 6)
LeBron James is taking his game to the silver screen. The Miami Heat superstar confirmed reports before Thursday's game against the Chicago Bulls that he will co-star with Kevin Hart in the comedy "Ballers." Hart plays the brother of an NBA star who gets a chance to prove himself at ...
Nelson Mandela spent nearly a third of his life as a prisoner of apartheid before leading South Africa in a relatively peaceful transition of power that inspired the world. The iconic figure died Thursday at the age of 95. (Dec. 5)
Cyclists are pushing the limits of what they can haul on their sturdy two-wheelers. These cargo bicycles are gaining popularity in pedal-friendly communities like Seattle, where residents are opting to go car-free. (Dec. 6)
Before Virginia Tech, the Navy Yard and Newtown, there was the Long Island Rail Road Massacre. Victims prepare to mark the 20th anniversary of one of the worst mass killings at the time. (Dec. 6)