In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Chicago released video footage of a car chase and altercation between police and black teenager Paul O’Neal, who was fatally shot. Reports indicate O’Neal was unarmed. Also, in South Africa, the African National…
By Andrew Sherman
When people from all over the world come together, it is time to consider what actions can be taken locally to make a difference.
By Larisa Epatko
What's the name of the 2016 Rio Olympics mascot? Which country has attended every Olympic Games? Test your brain power and stamina by taking our 10-question quiz.
For years, executives in charge of gymnastics’ national governing body have been ignoring allegations of sexual abuse by coaches of young athletes, reported USA Today’s IndyStar on Thursday. Judy Woodruff speaks with investigative reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski and Nancy Hogshead-Makar, lawyer…
By PBS NewsHour
The Olympic games open in less than six weeks away and organizers insist that Rio is ready. The venues will be completed and concerns over Zika and security are overblown they say even as more high-profile athletes say they’re not…
By News Desk
The international officiating body for track and field has banned Russian athletes from competing at the Rio Olympics due to a doping scandal.
By Dominique Bonessi
In an unprecedented move, 10 refugees from four countries will compete on a team of their own in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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