The small quake caused little damage, but led to some good jokes.
Once the weapon of law enforcement officials, the repellent is available to just about everyone.
In an in-depth talk at the Saban Forum, President Obama explained his calculations when it came to negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program.
Nelson Mandela served as president of South Africa for five years, elected in the country's first free election with voters from all races. But in deciding not to seek a second term, Mandela set the stage for a modern democracy. On the day his successor took office, Mandela spoke about his country's path to joining the "community of free nations," and remembered how it had "averted a blood bath, which most observers believed inevitable."
The novel published in 1948, months before apartheid was made law in South Africa, gives a haunting image of a truly divided society. Writer Kevin Roose says Cry, The Beloved Country
, by white South African writer Alan Paton, paints a picture of the world Nelson Mandela grew up in.