Nation and World
NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world today to embrace Nelson Mandela’s universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways seem an unlikely couple, even to the man who will lead the combined company after their merger on Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s not just the wealthiest 1 percent.