Dec 5, 2013 — Speaking on the occasion of his 86th birthday, the ailing monarch asked Thais to do their duty to ensure stability and security in the nation.
Dec 5, 2013 — Twitter and other social media outlets see an outpouring of comments on the life and death of Nelson Mandela.
Dec 5, 2013 — The icon who became South Africa's first black president died after a prolonged lung infection.
Dec 5, 2013 — The law aims to plug a $100 billion shortfall in the state's pension system, which is considered the nation's worst-funded.
Dec 5, 2013 — After first denying the two ever met, the White House on Thursday says that as a Harvard Law School student at Cambridge, the president briefly lived with his uncle, Onyango Obama.
Dec 5, 2013 — Rescuers say that they've spotted at least 20 pilot whales in deeper water — a positive sign after the animals were discovered beached in a remote area of the Everglades on Tuesday.
Dec 5, 2013 — The scene you'll find at Christmas Cats TV is a unique one. A woman sits in a den that includes a Christmas tree, a hearth and some presents — and lots of cute cats, some of which are wearing holiday sweaters.
Dec 5, 2013 — The Seminoles QB and Heisman trophy front-runner has been facing allegations that he sexually assaulted a female FSU student in December 2012, prior to his college career.
Dec 5, 2013 — Ronald Thomas Smith II, a chemistry teacher from Texas who spent more than a year at the International School Benghazi, was reportedly shot by unknown assailants. The school's principal tells NBC News that Smith was "very much loved."
Dec 5, 2013 — Under the new plan, each federal agency would have until 2020 to get 20 percent of its power from renewable sources such as solar and wind.