Current Events for December 9, 2013Monday, December 9, 2013 at 8:25 pm

Will An Amazon Drone Be Delivering Your Package Anytime Soon? You Decide!

On Sunday, December 1st, Jeff Bezos the founder and CEO of retail giant Amazon sent shock waves across the nation with his announcement that within a few years, the company would be using aerial drones to make deliveries. Called Amazon Prime Air, it will be available to transport packages of up to five pounds within a ten miles radius of one of the company's numerous fulfillment centers.

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's Revered Statesman And Anti-Apartheid Hero, Dies

On Thursday, December 5th, 2013, the world suffered the loss of one of the most extraordinary and incredible humans to have ever lived on this planet - Nelson Mandela. The 95-year-old former South African President and anti-apartheid leader who died at his Johannesburg home, had been suffering from a recurring lung infection for many years.

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