Photos from the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors, December 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Honors are bestowed annually on five artists for their lifetime achievement in the arts and culture. UPI/Mike Theiler
Thousands of fans of actor Paul Walker attend a memorial rally and car cruise in Santa Clarita, California on December 8, 2013, The memorial was located at and near the site of the fiery car crash in which Walker and friend Richard Rodas died on November 30. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Nelson Mandela, jailed for plotting a revolution and later elected South Africa's first black president, died Thursday at age 95 on December 5, 2013. This collection features photos of Mandela from the UPI archives with their original captions.
Fans gather at a makeshift memorial to pay respects at the site of the fiery car accident in which actor Paul Walker was killed in Santa Clarita, California, on December 4, 2013. Fans and fellow actors mourned the death of Paul Walker, who died in a fiery car crash on Saturday, December 1, 2013. Walker, 40, who was best known as undercover agent Brian O'Connor in the "Fast and Furious" action movies, appeared in all but one of the six movies in the popular franchise, and was a leading protagonist along with Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Photos from the site of a train that crashed on route to Grand Central Station in New York City on December 1, 2013. At least four people were killed and 63 injured after the Metro-North passenger train derailed on a sharp curve in the Bronx borough of New York City on Sunday morning. UPI/John Angelillo
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