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American Athletes Go For Olympic Gold in Russia

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The Winter Olympics have officially opened in Sochi, Russia and organizers hope to shift the focus away from controversies over human rights and corruption to the celebration of athletic competition. Continue reading

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Olympics spur protests against Russia’s anti-gay law

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In response to international protests against a controversial Russian gay propaganda law, the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) rebuked world leaders who have shunned the games for political reasons. Continue reading

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Despite concussions, football players feel pressure to stay in the game

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO According to the National Academy of Sciences, there are 11 recorded concussions for every 10,000 high school games and practices, twice the rate…read more

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Syria peace talks end without agreement

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The Syrian peace talks ended Friday without any agreement. However, U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said the fact that the two sides met at…read more

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Starfish dying in real life horror movie

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Starfish up and down the Pacific Coast are dying from a mysterious epidemic that causes the creatures’ arms to crawl in opposite directions until they tear away from the body causing the insides to spill out. Continue reading

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