Interpreter at Mandela event: I was hallucinating
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium, suffers from schizophrenia and has been violent in the past.
Federal data show health disparities among states
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
Putin defends Russian conservative values
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin used his state-of-the-nation address on Thursday to defend conservative values, referring obliquely to his government's anti-gay stance as he chided the West for treating "good and evil" equally.
Mob hunts down Muslims in Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — African peacekeepers fired into the air Thursday in Central African Republic's chaotic capital, trying to disperse a huge mob bent on hunting down and killing Muslims taking refuge in a church compound.