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By Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press
"What began as an exciting sports program for our students would evolve into a school-wide mission."…
By Jennifer Paolantonio, Erika Guerrero
The president reversed course after his administration weathered days of criticism for the proposed cut.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Celebrities, politicians and activists have taken to social media to rebuke Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her plan to cut funding for the Special Olympics as part of $7 billion in reductions in 2020.
Amid the tumult of the summer of 1968 came an event the likes of which the world had never seen: an Olympics for children with intellectual disabilities. At that first Special Olympics, founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, about 1,000 competitors…
By John Yang
Eunice Kennedy Shriver wasn’t a president, attorney general or senator. But the lesser-known Kennedy sibling was arguably no less influential. Judy Woodruff talks with Eileen McNamara, author of the new book "Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World."…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Warmer air temperatures have led to less dependable snow and ice for winter sports enthusiasts. PBS NewsHour asked viewers what that has meant for their favorite winter pastimes.
U.S. tennis star Andy Roddick works with Special Olympics competitor James Reiter in a tennis clinic on Sunday in Nebraska. (Photo courtesy Special Olympics/Caroline Kilday, University of Nebraska) I can confirm there was at least one place in America…
By Online DA
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a member of an American political dynasty and founder of the Special Olympics, died Tuesday morning at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass. She was 88.
Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a member of the famed Kennedy family, died Tuesday at 88. An advocate for people with disabilities discusses her legacy.
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