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Army: Fort Hood suspect had requested leave

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army investigators on Monday released a more detailed timeline of last week's fatal shootings at Fort Hood, describing an eight-minute rampage in which the suspect fired 35 shots over an area spanning the equivalent of two city blocks.<p>Three people were killed and 16 others …

Details of Fort Hood victims emerge but gunman's motive remains unclear

Three victims in army base shooting reported to be Danny Ferguson, 39, Timothy Owens, 37, and Carlos Rodriguez, 38<p>Details emerged of the victims killed at Fort Hood on Wednesday as investigators continued to examine how and why a soldier brought a gun on to the Texas base and began a shooting spree …

Fort Hood Shooting Victims Include Iraq, Afghanistan Combat Veterans

The victims of the shooting at Fort Hood Army base in Kileen, Texas, included three decorated soldiers who had served deployments in Iraq, …

Military

Fort Hood: Four Dead, 16 Hurt and a Female Cop Who Ended It All

A "heroic" female cop ended Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting rampage by confronting an Iraq war vet who had killed three colleagues and wounded 16 others.<p>The military police officer was only 20 feet from the gunman – who was named by officials as Ivan A. Lopez, a 34-year-old who was being treated for …

U.S. Army

Fort Hood General Cites 'Awful Lot of Heroism' During Shooting Rampage

The general in charge of Fort Hood said there was an "awful lot of heroism" during the shooting rampage by Spc. Ivan Lopez, and he cited a female …

Puerto Rico

Why Again? What We Know About Fort Hood Shootings

Authorities are trying to piece together why another soldier opened fire at Fort Hood, Texas, killing three service members, wounding 16 others and committing suicide Wednesday — just 4½ years after 13 people died in a shooting rampage on the same base.<p>The investigation remained in the early stages …

Law Enforcement

'We Do Not Expect Any More Fatalities,' Doctor Says Of Fort Hood Victims

On the day after a deadly shooting incident on the grounds of Fort Hood, Texas, in which a gunman killed at least three people, wounded 16 and then reportedly killed himself, there was this welcome news:<p>"We do not expect any more fatalities at this point," Dr. Matthew Davis, head of the trauma unit …

What Nelson Mandela taught us about leadership

Nelson Mandela will be remembered not only for his unrelenting pursuit of racial equality but also his fearless leadership. His guidance led a divided country into an era of racial peace and economic prosperity. The Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in a public statement, acknowledged Mandela’s …

South Africa

Nelson Mandela death announced at Long Walk to Freedom film premiere

Idris Elba, who played former South African president, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended London screening<p>Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi learnt of her father's death while watching the royal premiere in London of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, which chronicles his life.<p>Zindzi Mandela …

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Honoring one of the world’s greatest leaders.<p>Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and the transformational civil rights leader largely responsible for the dismantling of apartheid, died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela was one of the world’s most celebrated …

South Africa

Will the World See Another Mandela?

The South African's distinctive model of transformative leadership<p>The great ones, it often seems, hand off the mantle of greatness to each other. Nelson Mandela, in his 1994 autobiography <i>Long Walk to Freedom</i>, described how Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in 1941 helped change his life and …

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It took 22 years for a generation to see this picture of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s image is now ubiquitous. But after his imprisonment in 1964, it was illegal to photograph or republish a photo of the political prisoner in South Africa. Thus, a generation of apartheid South Africans grew up without Mandela—or at least all the photos of him flashing before us now …

South Africa

Nelson Mandela: The 27 prison years

During Nelson Mandela's 27 years behind bars, he became the world's most famous political prisoner.<p>Mike Wooldridge looks back on the time he spent in jail.

Africa

Robben Island: Nelson Mandela's Prison Home

A detention cell at the Robben Island prison that once held Nelson Mandela. 1992<br>Koto Bolofo<p>1 of 12<p>Relentlessly pounded by the angry surf and chilled …

Nelson Mandela: Letters to Loved Ones From Prison

In the 27 years that Nelson Mandela spent imprisoned in South Africa, he wrote letters to his loved ones.<p>Razia Saleh of the Nelson Mandela Foundation …

Here's The Infamous 1962 Document Committing Mandela To Prison

Former South African president Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela led an incredible life, which included a 27-year incarceration.<p>This is the document that committed Mandela to prison on a sabotage conviction for a string of bombings on government buildings, perpetrated by the …

Nelson Mandela

Inside The Tiny Prison Cell That Held Nelson Mandela For Nearly 20 Years

Former South African President Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95, after succumbing to a long battle with a lung infection.<p>He served as the first black president of South Africa and brought an end to apartheid, but his story of struggle began decades before — when he was arrested and …

South Africa

Nelson Mandela: Early Life

Credits: Story<p>Photographer — <b>Ardon Bar Hama</b><br>Photographer — <b>Matthew Willman</b><br>Reasearch & Curation — <b>Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Staff</b><p>Credits: All …

BBC Breaking News on Twitter: "Large crowd gathers outside Nelson Mandela's home singing liberation songs from apartheid era http://t.co/zWKvVHvhLS http://t.co/IhIWVpgGTH"

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Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95

South Africa's first black president died peacefully in company of his family at home in Johannesburg, Jacob Zuma announces • All the latest reaction to Nelson Mandela's death<p>Nelson Mandela, the towering figure of Africa's struggle for freedom and a hero to millions around the world, has died at …

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

South African president Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference late Thursday, saying, "We've lost our greatest son."<p>Mandela's death …

Nelson Mandela in Pictures

Tyrese Gibson Struggles to Say Goodbye to Paul Walker

Like many family members and friends, Tyrese Gibson continues to struggle with the untimely death of Paul Walker in a car crash on Saturday.<p>Gibson …