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10 Most Iconic World Cup Goals and the Stories Behind Them

Held every four years, the FIFA World Cup remains the biggest showpiece sporting event across the globe, and next summer's tournament in Brazil is shaping up to be just as extravagant as those that have preceded it.<p>The 2014 edition will be the 20th World Cup tournament and over the past 19 editions …

With Mandela's Health As Backdrop, Obama Arrives In S. Africa

<b>Update at 4 p.m. ET: President Arrives In South Africa</b><p><b>CHECK IT OUT</b>: On his Tumblr blog, NPR's White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro has a behind-the-scenes look at President Obama's trip to Africa.<p>President Obama and his family landed in South Africa late Friday. It's the second stop on his …

Daughter says Mandela 'responding to touch'

Nelson Mandela's condition is "very critical" and "anything is imminent", his daughter Makaziwe Mandela has said.<p>"I can reiterate that Tata [father] is very critical, that anything is imminent, but I want to emphasise again that it is only God who knows when the time to go is," she told broadcaster …

Looking for a Head Start, Microsoft Tailors Bing for Classrooms

Microsoft is looking to the education market to foster a new generation of Bing users.<p>On Monday, the company announced a new version of its Bing …