Mari Jo Clark

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Fact Check: Did Obama and Sebelius Only Meet in Person Once?

A column in Politico magazine today makes the astonishing claim that President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had …

Mandela’s Jailer: ‘He Was My Prisoner, But He Was My Father’

Desmond Tutu once told me he believed prison was the making of Nelson Mandela. “I often surprise people when I say this,” he said. “Suffering can …

Beach Mystery: Why Did Dozens of Whales Strand Themselves in the Everglades?

Wildlife officials, scientists and volunteers have been scrambling this week to save dozens of pilot whales that beached themselves in the shallow …

After Apartheid: Reflecting on South Africa 20 Years Later

A mans cuts his beard outside his home in Khayelitsha, the biggest black township outside, Cape Town, South Africa, 2002<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Per-Anders …

What Do Xiu Xiu and Nina Simone Have in Common?

<i>This post is in partnership with Consequence of Sound, an online music publication devoted to the ever growing and always thriving worldwide music</i> …

Al-Qaeda’s Most Ambitious Franchise: What You Need to Know About AQAP

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is a Sunni militant Islamist organization based in Yemen behind numerous high-profile terrorist attacks. …

After Prison Release, Mandela Brought His Plight To The World’s Attention

Only months after his release from prison, Nelson Mandela came to the United States campaigning against South Africa’s apartheid.

White House Backtracks, Acknowledges President Obama Lived With Uncle

After insisting President Obama never met his uncle, White House officials acknowledged the two even lived together at one point. Press Secretary Jay …

Eagles Lose Protections on Wind Farms

Bald Eagle<p>The White House said Friday it will issue permits to wind farms that kill or injure eagles typically protected under federal law. In …

Maya Angelou Recites Nelson Mandela Tribute Poem

h=360<p>Maya Angelou, the 85-year-old American poet who first met Nelson Mandela in the 1960s, composed “His Day is Done” for her friend, who died …

Five Reasons to Get Excited About Brazil’s 2014 World Cup

Much of the world watched on Friday as FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, held the draw for next year’s tournament in Brazil at a swank venue …