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Oscar Pistorius' Brother On Trial

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.27.2013 | Sports

VANDERBIJLPARK, South Africa -- The brother of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius went on trial in a South African court Wednesday for the death o...

Pistorius Brothers Both Have Looming Court Dates

AP | By GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.22.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' appeal against his bail conditions will be heard on the same day his older brother Carl is due in another South...

State of Emergency: The War on Women's Bodies

Gillian Schutte | Posted 05.02.2013 | World
Gillian Schutte

In South Africa the war on women is nothing less than a national calamity as women and children have become victims of a current crisis of masculinity. Whether it is centered on white paranoia, privileged entitlement or economic desperation, the rage is turned onto women.

'He Is Certainly Not Suicidal'

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Olympian athlete Oscar Pistorius, charged with the Valentine's Day murder of his girlfriend, is not suicidal, his family announced Mon...

Oscar Pistorius' Lawyers Appeal Bail Conditions

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.11.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have filed an appeal in a South African court against bail restrictions imposed on the Olympian, who is ch...

Former Lead Detective In Pistorius Case Leaves Police Force

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- The former lead detective in South Africa's investigation of the murder case against Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has resigned from...

Why the Verdict of the Oscar Pistorius Trial Will Reveal More About Us Than Him

Jill Shaw Ruddock | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media
Jill Shaw Ruddock

Are we all victims of summary trial by the media without the full facts? We have been taught through the Internet, tweeting and unethical and unrelenting investigative journalism to believe the worst. So let's not judge this Paralympic champion until we know exactly what happened.

Pistorius Family Feuds Over Gun Comments

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 03.05.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- A remarkably public feud erupted Tuesday within the family of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian charged with murdering his ...

A Brief Look At Oscar Pistorius' Gun Collection

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- In 2012, the year he made history as the first double-amputee Olympic runner, Oscar Pistorius bought six guns for what he planned to b...

Pistorius Became An Avid Gun Collector In Olympic Year

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — In his Olympic year, Oscar Pistorius steadily became an avid firearms collector, joining a gun-collecting club and purchasing a c...

Oscar Pistorius Murder Case: After Bail, What Happens Next?

Adam Banner | Posted 04.30.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

Pistorius, a double-amputee and Olympic athlete, took the world by storm with his "beat-the-odds" mentality and uber-optimistic approach to life. These are undeniably traits that Pistorius will need to exercise to his full advantage in the upcoming months.

And the Oscar for Leadership Goes to...

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

In the digitally (or otherwise) enhanced narrative, even the foibles and faults contribute towards the endgame as the leader gets to goal. Unfortunately, outside the movie-house, we have to contend with the most spectacular of our leaders who inexplicably fail us in spectacular ways.

Oscar Pistorius and a Case of Mistaken Assumptions

Rick Collins | Posted 04.28.2013 | Crime
Rick Collins

Just when some talking heads were laying out the game plan for a steroid-induced diminished capacity defense, along comes the revelation that the report about finding steroids was false.

Pistorius Plans Own Memorial Service For Steenkamp

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and RAF CASERT | Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Oscar Pistorius planned a personal memorial service on Tuesday for Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old model he shot at his home on Valen...

Amputee Marathoner: Pistorius' Murder Charge Felt Like 'Punch In The Stomach'

Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Eleanor Goldberg

When Dick Traum, the first amputee to ever run a marathon, learned of Oscar Pistorius' murder charge, he was devastated.

Who Is Oscar Pistorius?

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — His head shrouded by a sports hoodie, the young man walked unnoticed through a bustling crowd outside the gates of the Olympic vi...

Pistorius Reports To Authorities

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Oscar Pistorius reported to South African authorities on Monday under bail terms in the murder case against him, said a spokeswoman fo...

Should Pistorius Be Allowed To Train?

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and RAF CASERT | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius on Monday informed South African authorities that he wants to resume athletic training while on bail for the mur...

Father Of Pistorius' Girlfriend Speaks Out

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 04.25.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Far from the courtroom drama that has gripped South Africa, the family of Oscar Pistorius' slain girlfriend has struggled with its own...

Week to Week News Quiz for Friday, February 21, 2013

John Zipperer | Posted 04.24.2013 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Let's see if the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army can decode this: It's our weekly news quiz, and it's full of spies, popes and wobbly stocks.

Magistrate Grants Bail To Pistorius

AP | JON GAMBRELL and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa -- In an agonizingly slow announcement, a magistrate allowed Oscar Pistorius to go free on bail Friday, nine days after the Par...

Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail

Andy Miah | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports
Andy Miah

Granting Pistorius bail was no easy verdict to reach and at times it sounded as though Nair would have to just toss a coin, as there seemed compelling gaps in both side of the argument as to what really happened.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.24.2013 | New York
Len Berman

And the hottest team in the NBA? That would be the champion Miami heat: It's now nine straight wins.

South African Court Grants Bail To Pistorius

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports

* Defence says Pistorius too famous to flee * Prosecution says killing of girlfriend was premeditated * "I adore Oscar,"...

Pistorius Granted Bail

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail by Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair, according to The Associated Press. Concluding a bail hearing that stretche...