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September 24, 2018

Here are the top stories for Monday, September 24th: Rod Rosenstein to meet with President Trump Thursday; Trump says he will meet with Kim Jong Un 'quite soon'; World leaders unveil a Nelson Mandela statue at UN; A train derailed in Iowa.

UN unveils statue honoring Nelson Mandela

September 24, 2018

A statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at United Nations headquarters in New York.The country of South Africa donated the statue in commemoration of a 100-years since Mandela's birth. (Sept. 24)

Today in History for July 18th

July 18, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: The Spanish Civil War begins; Sen. Ted Kennedy's passenger dies when he drives his car off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island; South Africa's Nelson Mandela and musician Ricky Skaggs born. (July 18)

Today in History for May 10th

May 10, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: A golden spike completes America's first transcontinental railroad; Nazis burn books in Germany; Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland; Nelson Mandela takes office in S. Africa; U2's frontman Bono born. (May 10)

Today in History for May 2nd

May 2, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's capital Berlin falls in World War II; Artist Leonardo da Vinci dies; Civil War Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson killed; Nelson Mandela claims victory in South Africa vote; Singer Bing Crosby born. (May 2)

Theron on Winnie Mandela: ‘Her story is very conflicted’

April 18, 2018

South African actress Charlize Theron discusses the legacy of Nelson Mandela's wife Winnie, who died earlier this month. (April 18)

Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies at 81

April 2, 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died at 81. (April 2)

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