BACK IN TIME
1972 US Apollo 16 spacecraft and three astronauts make a safe landing in the Pacific after a journey to the moon. 1995 Nelson Mandela fires wife Winnie from government. 1999 Yugoslav forces burn Albanian village. 2008 A visit by foreign reporters to Tibet’s capital backfires when Buddhist monks disrupt the tour, saying there is no religious freedom and that the Dalai Lama is not to blame for violence that rocked Lhasa. 2009 US President Barack Obama sends in more troops in an effort to defeat al-Qaeda in Pakistan and Afghanistan.