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Alleged Mandela Deathbed Photo Surfaces On Social Media, Sparks Anger

The South African government said Thursday it would not release photographs of Nelson Mandela lying in state, and urged people to shun a purported image of the dead president posted on the Internet.<p>While tens of thousands queued to file past the democracy icon's open coffin in Pretoria, social …

Mike Tyson will not dispute his banning order from the UK

Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion, will not fight against the decision to deny him entry to the UK, apparently cancelling planned appearances on stage next year.<p>Tyson, 47, had been due in London this week to promote his new autobiography, but his publishers said he had instead gone …

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Probation For Teen Who Killed 4: Here's The Judge's Thinking

The news that a 16-year-old boy from Texas was sentenced this week to 10 years of probation for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed four people has led to many headlines such as this, from <i>Time</i>:<p>"The Affluenza Defense: Judge Rules Rich Kid's Rich Kid-ness Makes Him Not Liable for Deadly …

Asiana airlines crash pilot harboured fears about landing safely

The investigation into the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco's airport last summer has highlighted problems with cockpit culture and the trainee pilot's lack of confidence in his ability to safely land the Boeing 777.<p>Thousands of pages of investigative documents released …

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