1. GETTING WELL

    Mandela Could Be Released

    Ben Curtis/AP

    Nelson Mandela could be released from the hospital soon to recover at home, South Africa’s former president Thabo Mbeki said Sunday. Mandela, who turns 95 on Thursday, has been hospitalized for more than five weeks for a lung infection, and friends who have visited him say he is on life support. He has been listed as in critical but stable condition.

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