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Obama meets with Mandela's family in South Africa

U.S. President Barack Obama met Saturday with family members of ailing South African statesman Nelson Mandela and spoke by telephone with Mandela's wife as she maintains a vigil by his bedside.

In South Carolina, Paul seeks common ground among GOP

Making his political debut in the early presidential primary state of South Carolina, Sen.

Report: Google's making a video game console

Google is reportedly working on a video game console that would be powered by its Android operating system, potentially putting another huge tech player in an arena dominated by Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo.

Colts' Lefeged arrested in Washington

Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested early Saturday in Washington on five charges, including carrying a firearm without a license, a DC Metro police spokesman told CNN.

Christians happier than atheists -- on Twitter

Christians tweet from the heart, atheists from the head, according to a new study.

Paula Deen's business partners vow to support her

Despite a constant drumbeat of big-name companies abandoning Paula Deen this week, a number of enterprises are keeping their partnerships and defending the cook.

150th anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg provides a bigger story

"For every Southern boy fourteen years old, not once but whenever he wants it, there is the instant when it's still not yet two o'clock on that July afternoon in 1863."

GOP senators caution NFL over Obamacare

The top two Republicans in the Senate cautioned the National Football League against teaming up with the Obama administration to promote the president's controversial health care reform.

Heat won't relent in scorched Southwest

If you think a place called Furnace Creek would be hot in the summer, you're right. The town in California's Death Valley is expected to hit 128 degrees Saturday.

One Fund Boston to distribute nearly $61 million to marathon victims

The One Fund Boston, a nonprofit created to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, has begun distributing nearly $61 million to 232 eligible claimants, the fund said in a news release Saturday.