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U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Team Dominates Their Competition

npr.org — The U.S. Women haven't lost a game at the Olympics since 1992. They have medaled in all nine of the Olympics they've competed in, and they're hoping their next medal is another gold one.

U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Dominates Olympic Competition

npr.org — They were ranked the No. 1 team going into the summer Olympics, and the U.S. women's gymnastics team did not disappoint. Led by Simone Biles, they took the gold in Tuesday's team competition in Rio.

U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Wins Gold Medal

U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Wins Gold Medal

npr.org — The U.S. women's gymnastics team won a gold medal on Tuesday in Rio. The team won convincingly by posting the highest combined score in vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise.

Olympics Day 1: U.S. Takes First Gold

Olympics Day 1: U.S. Takes First Gold

npr.org — The first day of the Olympics gave fans in Brazil a smorgasbord of sporting events to take in. American Ginny Thrasher won the first gold medal of this year's games, in women's air rifle competition.

Olympic Alternates Face Challenges In Training To Possibly Compete

npr.org — There are two sets of athletes at the Olympic games: the athletes who will compete and the alternates who likely won't. The alternates are in Rio and training just as though they'll be in the competition.

Brussels Investigation Far From Over

Astronaut 'Graffiti' Seen for The First Time In Decades

wfae.org — One of the world's most famous and oldest spacecraft is revealing some of its past. Apollo 11 was the first mission to land humans on the moon in 1969. As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the lunar surface, Michael Collins circled above in the command module called Columbia.

Astronaut 'Graffiti' Seen for The First Time In Decades

wesa.fm — One of the world's most famous and oldest spacecraft is revealing some of its past. Apollo 11 was the first mission to land humans on the moon in 1969. As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the lunar surface, Michael Collins circled above in the command module called Columbia.
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Aug 25, 2016

@KirkSiegler we just call that a summer rainstorm here in the south.

Aug 24, 2016

US Soccer suspends star goalkeeper @HopeSolo for 6 months after comments during Olympics that Sweden were "cowards" https://t.co/tMnvq04osw

Aug 24, 2016

US Soccer suspends star goalkeeper @HopeSolo for 6 months after comments during Olympics that Norway were "cowards" https://t.co/wweHkjYteg

Aug 24, 2016

Two Orlando hospitals say they won't bill Pulse night club shooting victims for care, writing off $5.5 million  http://fw.to/Mwrx9wV 

Aug 23, 2016

Sometimes, after a long overseas assignment, you just need to do this when you land. Even if it's before 7am.  https://instagram.com/p/BJctJL3gR75/ 

Aug 22, 2016

The number of Olympic athletes at the Rio de Janeiro airport who are standing in line for ice cream and hot dogs is impressive.

Aug 22, 2016

Note to the journalists and athletes who are at Rio de Janeiro's international airport: you can take off your Olympic credentials now.

Aug 22, 2016

@ProjectGaby I said Rio de Janeiro was the first city in South America to host an Olympics.

Aug 21, 2016

RT @si_olympics: Marathon silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa: ‘If I go back to Ethiopia, the government will kill me.’ (by @ChrisChavezSI)  http://on.si.com/2baaqHd 


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