In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
BANGKOK — The truce between Thailand's political rivals held in Bangkok on Friday amid more ceremonies in honor of the king's birthday, while the leader of the protest movement who has vowed to overthrow the government was expected to announce his next move.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Memphis University School led the game for three quarters, but a strong defensive effort in the fourth quarter allowed Ensworth to rally and take a 27-10 victory in the TSSAA Division II-AA title game Thursday night at Tennessee Tech's Tucker Stadium.
LOS ANGELES — Detectives arrested a teenager Thursday accused of stealing some wreckage from the Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was in when he died in a crash, and a second suspect was planning to turn himself in, authorities said.
NEW YORK — Hang on to your martini: Some of the most famously smooth, sophisticated songs created by American musical icon Burt Bacharach have been youthfully reinterpreted into something new and tasty.
LOS ANGELES — The "X-Men" franchise will get another boost in 2016 with the release of "X-Men: Apocalypse."
CHICAGO — LeBron James is taking his game to the silver screen.
HONG KONG — The yellow jumpsuit worn onscreen by martial arts legend Bruce Lee in the movie "Game of Death," his final film, has sold at a Hong Kong auction for $100,000.
Celebrity reactions Thursday to the death of Nelson Mandela:
LONDON — Prince William and others attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death Thursday night as the closing credits rolled.