12/09/2013 8:43amVice President Joe Biden is honoring the memory of former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela by signing a condolence book at the South African Embassy.
12/09/2013 12:46pmVice President Joe Biden has urged Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH'-vich) to defuse escalating tensions in Kiev, where protesters and riot police squared off in the biggest of three weeks of demonstrations.
12/09/2013 2:15pmThe comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
12/09/2013 2:44pmAs Air Force One made its way from Washington to Johannesburg Monday, a president, a former president and a possible future president were all traveling aboard.