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Verdict Clearing Pistorius of Murder Draws Mixed Reaction

A South African judge’s verdict finding track star Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide – but clearing him of more serious murder charges – has quickly polarized South Africans. After hours of long, often detailed legal explanations, Judge Thokozile Masipa kept it brief Friday when she finally handed down her long-awaited judgment to Pistorius for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at his home last year.  Pistorius said he mistook her for an intruder in...

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