Back Stories: Covering Nelson Mandela Up CloseAs a pool reporter, our Steve Reed was part of the motorcade as Mandela went from point A to point B. He describes it as a "spiritual experience."
Back Stories: Nelson Mandela Visits NYCNelson Mandela came to New York in June 1990 as part of an eight-city tour of the United States.
Brooklyn School Names Athletic Field In Honor Of Nelson MandelaMandela, who died in December at age 95, had visited the Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant 24 years ago.
Yankees Unveil Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Monument ParkMandela's plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night's game against the Cubs.
Jackie Robinson Day: Rain Pushes Back Yankees' Mandela TributeThe Yankees had something special in store for Jackie Robinson Day. But the weather refused to cooperate.
Brooklyn Gallery Owner Speaks Out About Stolen Artwork As Search For Paintings ContinuesSean Leonard said he was eager to see the suspect who allegedly stole nearly $30,000 of art work from his Williamsburg gallery, punished.
Poll: Americans Hopeful For A Better Year In 2014The poll looked at the public’s expectations for the new year and asked their opinions about the most important news stories and pop culture moments of 2013.
Nelson Mandela Buried In South AfricaNelson Mandela was buried Sunday after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute.
Nelson Mandela's Body Returns Home Ahead Of Burial As motorcyclists in uniform and armored personnel carriers escorted the vehicle carrying Mandela's casket to the family compound, people lining the route sang, applauded and, in some cases, wept.
Sign Language Interpreter At Mandela Memorial Deemed Fake The sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela's globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.
World Leaders, South Africans Honor MandelaPresident Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.
President Obama Takes 'Selfie' During Nelson Mandela's Memorial ServicePresident Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt were snapped posing for a selfie during Mandela's memorial.

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