Anti-apartheid leader and political prisoner spent 27 years behind bars and became South Africa's first black president
After the late Nelson Mandela came to power in South Africa, he set up a "truth commission." All the perpetrators of the apartheid regime had to do was tell the truth-and all would be forgiven
U.S. Representative and civil rights leader John Lewis reflects on Nelson Mandela’s remarkable achievements and explains why Mandela is such an inspiration to people across the world.
Renowned author and poet Maya Angelou recalls the struggles Nelson Mandela faced during his life and explains why Mandela is one of the most admired men of his time.
Award-winning author Elie Wiesel recalls the courage exhibited by Nelson Mandela following his release from prison, and explains why Mandela deserved to win the distinguished Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
John Dickerson: President Obama has been reduced to a late-night TV pitchman
Special time: A smooth-talking pro poker player and family man is under suspicion for the brutal murder of his parents. Did skyrocketing debt push this former high roller to savagely kill? Peter Van Sant reports Saturday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
Amazon's secret R&D project aimed at delivering packages to your doorstep by "octocopter" mini-drones with a mere 30-minute delivery time
It’s hard to imagine America without the Capitol Dome, but when you hear how it was created it becomes hard to imagine it exists at all
Ronald Smith fatally shot as he was jogging in same city where U.S. ambassador, 3 other Americans were killed last year
William Rockefeller is said to have experienced "highway hypnosis" prior to derailment in which 4 people were killed, dozens injured
Taxpayers shell out $899 million annually to subsidize tellers, while bank CEO pay surged 20% in 2011.
In Dec. 2012, a woman accused Florida State's star quarterback of rape, but the state attorney announced Thursday that his office will not press charges against the Heisman favorite
At least 10 pilot whales have died since mass-stranding at Everglades National Park
House speaker gives pessimistic outlook for passing farm bill or extending long-term unemployment benefits
Vancouver mother, who often tweets on traffic, describes accident, frets about being unable to reach husband
Yemen's government says 52 people killed in suicide car bombing and subsequent attack by gunmen on Defense Ministry in Sanaa
After criticism that it mishandled child sex abuse allegations, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis publishes names of 34 who have been credibly accused
Studies looked at effect of unapproved treatments for postmenopausal women with low sex drive
Massive security breach puts Facebook, Twitter, Google accounts at risk; Security experts offer advice to keep your data safe
The White House previously said it had no record of the two meeting, but president's Kenyan uncle insisted otherwise at his deportation hearing
Dozens of Russian diplomats accused of living in luxury as they lied about incomes to get Medicaid to pay their health care bills
Restaurant workers, labor activists plan to stage protests in 100 U.S. cities to demand increase in hourly wage
Italians parade their porkers to protest hams and salamis billed as 'made in Italy' but really produced elsewhere
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