President Barack Obama and other world leaders are on their way to Johannesburg to attend funeral services for former South African President Nelson Mandela as mourning continues in the country he helped transform. (Dec. 9)
Vice President Joe Biden honored the memory of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela Monday by making an inscription in a condolence book at the South African Embassy that said Americans will strive to live by his example. (Dec. 9)
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee. (Dec. 9)
American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner after the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline. (Dec. 9)
Emergency officials in Wisconsin say there were so many accidents and vehicle pileups due to wintry weather that they couldn't count them all. In one, 30 cars collided in Milwaukee Sunday. (Dec. 9)
Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and Carlos Santana receive the Kennedy Center honors for their contributions to American culture.
A big wintry storm is moving up the East Coast, snarling traffic and making a mess of commutes, after causing havoc in the Mid-Atlantic states on Sunday. (Dec. 9)
Here's the latest news for Monday, December 9th: Storm moves up coast; Leaders arrive for Mandela memorial; Fatal train wreck in Indonesia; Kennedy Center honors.
Snow-covered slippery roads were blamed for dozens of crashes in Racine County, Wisconsin on Sunday. At least two people died. (Dec. 9)
The mother of a gunman who killed five girls at an Amish schoolhouse in Pennsylvania says she learned from the Amish how to forgive her son after the 2006 massacre. (Dec. 9)