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Protests Filed For Two Boxers After Questionable Calls By Referee

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Siarhei Karneyeu of Belarus (in blue) landed most of the punches in the third round ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Republican Convention Speakers Include Old And New Faces

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Condoleezza Rice, the secretary of state during the Bush administration, is scheduled to speak from ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Men Convicted In Infamous 1984 D.C. Murder Lose Bid To Overturn Judgments

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A judge in Washington, D.C., has turned back an effort by seven men charged with a notorious 1984 murder to overturn their convictions, ruling the evidence against them remains “overwhelming” and the testimony of witnesses who changed their story are “not worthy of belief.”

“In recent years, particularly since the advent of forensic use of DNA, tragic cases of wrongful convictions of innocent persons have been uncovered,” wrote Judge Frederick H. Weisberg. “This case is not one of them.”

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Even A ‘No’ Is An Olympic Moment When It’s Said By Michael Phelps

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Michael Phelps and the special award he received Saturday night to mark his Olympic achievements.Continue Reading →

Badminton Federation ‘Looking Forward’ In Response To Scandal

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South Korea's Kim Min Jung (left) and Ha Jung Eun were among the players disqualified ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Big Win For Britain: Murray Takes Men’s Tennis Title

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Andy Murray during today's match against Roger Federer.
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Ayotte Would Add Youth, Conservatism As VP Choice

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte campaigns with Mitt Romney in Portsmouth, N.H., in April.
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Mali’s Cultural Heritage, Old And New, Faces Threats

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Mali's popular Festival of the Desert, held each year near Timbuktu, attracts both local and international music stars. The festival took place in January, but the Islamists ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

No Space, Mate: Koalas’ Habitat Under Threat

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A male koala visits the female enclosure at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia. Koalas are dwindling in number as their habitat along Australia's east ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

U.S. Sees Signs Of Al-Qaida Arm In Syria

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Members of the Free Syrian Army are seen in a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria on June 28. Several huge suicide bombings this year suggest al-Qaida or other ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Nursing Schools Face Faculty Shortage

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Nursing students in a simulation lab at the University ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Would You Rather Win Silver Or Bronze? (Be Careful What You Wish For)

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Who's The Happiest? Researchers studied photos of Olympic medalists to learn who is the happiest. ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

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