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  • August 9, 2012  

    Forty years ago, when Title IX was first enacted, only one in 27 girls played sports. Fast-forward to 2012 and the numbers have increased to 2 out of every 5 girls. Kathryn Olson of Women’s Sports Foundation talks to Jeffrey Brown about the amazing performance of American women at the London Olympics. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2012    

    An Indian artist paints an idol of Lord Krishna at a roadside stall on the outskirts of Amritsar, India, on Wednesday. The idols are in heavy demand ahead of the upcoming Hindu festival of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna.
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  • August 7, 2012    

    A pedestrian passes a Fidelity Investments branch in New York. Photo by Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Tuesday’s … Continue reading

  • August 7, 2012  

    U.S. Gymnastic’s all-around champ Gabby Douglas struggled to keep focus in individual events, while track and field events ramp up with 100-meter dash, hurdles and high jumps. Margaret Warner talks to USA Today’s Christine Brennan about the latest results from the London Games, including the success of British athletes. Continue reading

  • August 7, 2012  

    British spectators at the London Olympics have more reasons to wave their flags proudly as the U.K. enjoys its best Olympics performance since 1908. Margaret Warner reports on the latest wins, and gives an update on U.S. athletes in gymnastics and soccer. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2012  

    The man law enforcement officials say went on a rampage at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. was identified as Army veteran Wade Michael Page. Jeffrey Brown talks to Milwaukee Public Radio’s Latoya Dennis and the Sikh Coalition’s Amardeep Singh for more on the alleged gunman and the response from the Sikhs around the world. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2012    

    Police SWAT officers surround a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin where at least six people were killed when a shooter, who was shot dead by a police officer, opened fire on congregants. Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images. At least … Continue reading

  • August 3, 2012    

    Nepalese children dressed in traditional cow costumes take part in a procession for the Gai Jatra in Kathmandu on Friday. Families who have lost a relative during the year parade a cow, a sacred animal which some believe helps the departed soul to enter the afterlife.
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  • August 2, 2012    

    After Gabby Douglas became the first woman of color to win a gold medal for the all-around women’s gymnastics title, Jeffrey Brown spoke with sportswriter Christine Brennan about the reaction from Dominique Dawes, a member of the 1996 gold medal-winning … Continue reading

  • August 2, 2012  

    Gabby Douglas became the first woman of color to win an Olympic gold medal for the women’s all-around in gymnastics. The United Kingdom took home three gold medals, its first since the games began. And Rafalca, a horse owned by Mitt and Ann Romney, competed in the first day of dressage. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading