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CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Force of nature. Father of all nations. A messiah of our times.
HAVANA - It's not dog-eat-dog. Not just yet.
The world knows Nelson Mandela as a man who forever changed the course of modern history and who will surely continue to leave his mark long after his death Thursday at the age of 95.
JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
RUNNYMEDE, England - There is a quiet and somber feel to this small piece of America on an English hillside, near where the Magna Carta was sealed eight centuries ago.
Shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid noted the principal legacy of the murdered leader might well be an "attitude," a contagious spirit that all things are possible if only we have the vision and will.
Within hours of President John F. Kennedy's assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, most Americans were familiar with the name Lee Harvey Oswald. Certain images of him - posing with a rifle, recoiling from Jack Ruby's gun - have been ingrained in the nation's memory. Yet to this day, he remains an enigma. Some of the questions and answers about him:
MIAMI - President Barack Obama says the U.S. must continue updating its policies toward Cuba.