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Here's the latest news for Saturday, December 7th: U.S. detainee in North Korea returns home; Obama touts nuclear deal with Iran; Icy conditions spreading from Texas to East Coast; South Africa continues to mourn Nelson Mandela.
U.S. veteran Merrill Newman, 85, was tired but all smiles as he arrived at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea. (Dec. 7)
The mood was both somber and celebratory in South Africa as people gathered to honor Nelson Mandela's life and legacy in the Soweto township where he lived as a young lawyer, and outside his home in Johannesburg. (Dec. 7)
An elderly US tourist deported from North Korea on Saturday said he was very pleased to be heading home. Merrill Newman spoke to reporters at Beijing airport in China on his way back to the United States. (Dec. 7)
US Vice President Joe Biden praised North Korea's release of an elderly US tourist on Saturday, but admonished the North for detaining him in the first place and called for another detained American to be swiftly released. (Dec. 7)
North Korea has deported Merrill Newman, an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran, who has been held for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country. Vice President Biden says Newman flew to China. (Dec. 6)
President Barack Obama has thrown the switch, bathing the National Christmas Tree in lights and giving an otherwise dreary day in the nation's capital a festive and seasonal spirit. (Dec. 6)