- South Africans hold day of prayer for Mandela
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela as a large contingent of foreign dignitaries, including royalty, begin arriving in the country to pay their final respects to the liberation struggle icon.
- Madiba, father, troublemaker - Mandela's names
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans of all races often referred to Nelson Mandela as simply "Madiba" or "Tata," terms of endearment that promoted a sense of familiarity for a towering figure who was widely revered.
- Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of US
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As north Texas banks on warmer temperatures to melt an icy glaze, most of Virginia is bracing for a storm that already has brought rain, sleet, snow and freezing rain to the state.
- UN: Afghanistan slow to enforce law on women
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations complained Sunday that Afghan authorities have been slow in enforcing a law protecting women against forced marriages, domestic violence and rape.
- Kim's uncle removed from NKorean state documentary
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most powerful official may have been purged by his nephew.
- AP reporter's quest to find bodies ends in desert
TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Across the desert, the wind combs the sand into smooth ripples that roll out evenly for miles. So when a hole is dug, you see it immediately. The sand looks agitated. Its pattern is disturbed.
- Survivors recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — For the first time since the war, Alvis Taylor returned to Pearl Harbor and recalled the surprise Japanese air attack that plunged America into World War II.
- Thai crisis deepens as opposition quits Parliament
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's main opposition party resigned from Parliament on Sunday to protest what it called "the illegitimacy" of an elected government with which it can no longer work. The move deepens the country's latest political crisis one day before new street demonstrations that many fear could turn violent.
- Govt investigating opposition leaders in Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's security service says it is investigating several opposition leaders suspected of attempting to seize power amid the massive anti-government protests gripping the country.
- Central African leader: I can't control fighters
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The rebel-leader-turned-president of Central African Republic acknowledged Sunday that he doesn't have total control over former allies who are accused of killing scores of civilians.
- No. 10 Michigan St. shocks No. 2 Ohio St. 34-24
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Connor Cook was determined to shake things up in the Big Ten title game.
- Mason, No. 3 Auburn beat No. 5 Missouri 59-42
ATLANTA (AP) — Tre Mason struck a pose — a Heisman Trophy pose.
- Winston leads No. 1 FSU over No. 20 Duke 45-7
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jameis Winston and No. 1 Florida State made it look easy again.
- Cardinal beat ASU 38-14 in Pac-12 title game
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford's players stood on the makeshift stage in the end zone, waving red roses as coach David Shaw accepted the Pac-12 championship trophy.
- Booker at the buzzer lifts CU to 75-72 win over KU
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Long after the kids from Kansas have started raking in their NBA bucks, Askia Booker of Colorado will still be talking about the day he struck it big — the day he made the shot at the buzzer to beat the Jayhawks.