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By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
We are near the midpoint of the Winter Olympics, one of the stranger and more controversial Games, given the advent of COVID and China's record on human rights. Even so, athletes are trying to compete under enormous pressure at the…
By Amna Nawaz
A Ukrainian skeleton athlete flashed a small sign that read "No War in Ukraine" to the cameras as he finished a run at the Beijing Olympics on Friday night.
By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, New York, Massachusetts and Illinois are joining the move to end indoor mask mandates as the CDC works on new national guidelines, Canadian officials say anti-vaccine protests at U.S. border crossings must end, Russia's military…
The Winter Olympics are being held, again, in an authoritarian state, raising questions for human rights groups and for many American corporations. Nick Schifrin reports on what advocates say about China's exploitation of the Games, as it tries to project…
By PBS NewsHour
Beijing became the first city to host the summer and winter editions of the Olympics. The Games are being held against a backdrop of multiple controversies – a raging pandemic, diplomatic boycotts over China’s human rights record, and the nation’s…
In our news wrap Friday, the Republican National Committee censured Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for taking part in the Jan. 6 investigation, new COVID cases in the U.S. are falling in 49 states, the Winter Olympics are officially…
The Beijing Winter Olympics officially begin Friday. The Games are usually a celebration of sport and co-existence, but this year, the U.S. and some allied governments are boycotting diplomatically and accusing China of human rights abuses. Nick Schifrin reports on…
By Deema Zein
“This won't be our last Olympics, and there won't be a next 24 years span for us to qualify again,” Nimroy Turgott, the team’s bobsled brakeman told the PBS NewsHour.
The Biden administration will not send an official delegation to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Administration officials say the diplomatic boycott aims to protest China's human rights abuses. To break down what this means for U.S.-China relations, Amna Nawaz is…
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