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Nelson Mandela Dies, Age 95

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's anti-apartheid leader and first black president, died Thursday at the age of 95. South African President Jacob Zuma said in a nationally televised address Mr. Mandela had "passed on peacefully" in the company of his family. Mr. Zuma said South Africa has lost "its greatest son." He said Mr. Mandela will be given a state funeral and national flags will be flown at half staff. After the announcement late Thursday, crowds gathered...

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