Aislinn LaingNelson Mandela drew his last breath unaided as his friends and family gathered around his bedside to say their goodbyes, it has emerged.
Nigel MorrisThe biggest drop in living standards since the Victorian age is seeing low and middle earners suffering an unprecedented squeeze on their incomes as austerity measures continue to bite, with women and part-time workers disproportionately affected, research reveals today.
Rebecca SmithersBritain's first "social supermarket" opens its doors on Monday, offering shoppers on the verge of food poverty the chance to buy food and drink for up to 70% less than normal high-street prices.
Lori MontgomeryHouse and Senate negotiators were putting the finishing touches Sunday on what would be the first successful budget accord since 2011, when the battle over a soaring national debt first paralyzed Washington.
Ed Cropley and Olivia Kumwenda-MtamboJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colors and creeds remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as a symbol of freedom, forgiveness and hope for the nation and the world.
Matt PearceA series of snowy and icy storms swept through the southern and northeastern United States over the weekend, leaving at least six people dead and causing the cancellation of more than 2,500 flights Sunday — including more than 1,000 at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.