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Mourners Say Final Farewells To Mandela In Soweto
Tens of thousands of South Africans and world leaders celebrated the life of former president Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Soweto. NPR's Gregory Warner has the story.
Volcker Rule Aims To Rein In Banks' Risky Trades
American bank regulators unveiled the final version of the so-called Volcker Rule, which prohibits banks from trading stocks, bonds and derivatives for their own accounts. For more, Steve Inskeep speaks to NPR's Jim Zarroli.
Mandela To Lie In State In Pretoria
The memorial service for Nelson Mandela concluded Tuesday in Soweto, but South Africans will have additional opportunities to say farewell to their late president. Mandela lies in state in Pretoria for three days and will be buried Sunday in his home village of Qunu.
Too Young To Remember Mandela's Leadership, But Not His Legacy
In Soweto, South Africa, NPR's Gregory Warner speaks with people attending Nelson Mandela's memorial service — some who are too young to remember the late leader's years as president.
Mandela Remembered In Soweto, South Africa
NPR offers the latest updates from Nelson Mandela's memorial service in Soweto, South Africa.
In Soweto, World Leaders Remember Mandela's Legacy
NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton offers an update on Nelson Mandela's memorial from Soweto's FNB Stadium.
Throngs Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Renee Montagne brings us an update on the memorial service for the late president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
As Rain Pours, Mourners Celebrate Mandela's Legacy
Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner, who's at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, where the memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela is being held. The mood is celebratory as attendees dance and remember Mandela's service to South Africa.
Canada Aims To Take North Pole Into Its Nautical Borders
Canada's wish list this year might not please Santa. It's preparing to ask the U.N. to extend its nautical borders farther into the Arctic — far enough to include the North Pole, which is home to vast deposits of oil and gas.
Florida Capitol's Nativity Sparks Call For Pabst Festivus Pole
The Florida Prayer Network put up the scene, with a state permit. Chaz Stevens thinks that's an annoying mixture of church and state, so he applied for a permit for a Festivus pole — made of Pabst Blue Ribbon cans.