Russell Lewis

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

Thursday, August 18, 2016

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

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

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

Saturday, August 06, 2016

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

Thursday, August 04, 2016

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.


3 Men Held In Brussels On Terror Charges

Monday, March 28, 2016

The men, held on charges of participating in terror activities, were detained on Sunday after a series of searches across Belgium following last Tuesday's bombings at the airport and a subway.


Astronaut 'Graffiti' Seen For The First Time In Decades

Friday, February 12, 2016

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. As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the lunar surface, Michael Collins circled above in the command module called Columbia.


Soccer Star Abby Wambach Prepares For Her Final Game

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Tonight marks the end of an era for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team. The World Cup champions play their final Victory Tour match against China in New Orleans. It's also the final game for one of their longtime stars: Abby Wambach.

The 35-year-old forward is hanging up ...


Hurricane Patricia Makes Landfall, Threatens Catastrophic Damage In Mexico

Friday, October 23, 2015

Updated at 8:05 p.m. ET

The National Hurricane Center says the eye of Hurricane Patricia has made landfall near Cuixmala on Mexico's southwestern Pacific coast. Its winds were measured at 165 mph, somewhat weakened but still a Category 5 storm capable of catastrophic damage.

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Debris In The Indian Ocean May Have Come From Vanished Airliner

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Authorities on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean have found debris that may be from a missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

A source familiar with the investigation tells NPR's Geoff Brumfiel that the debris appears to have come from a large passenger aircraft, but it remains unclear whether ...


Investigators Seek The Gunman's Motivation In The Chattanooga Shooting

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Federal authorities in Chattanooga, Tenn., say they still don't know why a man shot up two military installations last week, killing five people. But they are releasing new details on the shooting.


FBI Still Searching For Motive In Chattanooga, Tenn., Shootings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The FBI held a press conference Wednesday to provide the latest in the Chattanooga, Tenn., shootings. Authorities say it's too early to tell if the shooter was radicalized.


A Diamond Dream Realized: Minor Leaguer Makes It To The Majors

Monday, July 20, 2015

For years, NPR has followed minor league infielder Tyler Saladino's quest for the major leagues — and this month, the Chicago White Sox called him up. "To be here, it's truly a blessing," he says.


U.S. Women Head Into World Cup Final With Dominant Defense

Sunday, July 05, 2015

It's here. It's today. It's the game the United States Women's National Soccer Team has dreamed about for four years. A return to the final of the World Cup.

And, oh by the way, the team that beat the U.S. in the last World Cup is the same one they'll ...


U.S. Topples Top-Ranked Germany 2-0 To Reach World Cup Final

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Updated, 9 p.m. ET:

In a battle between a fantastic attack and a fantastic defense, the latter prevailed, as two penalty kicks — one made, one whiffed — and a late insurance goal gave the U.S. a 2-0 win over Germany and a berth in the Women's World Cup soccer ...


U.S. Women Take Out China, Advance To World Cup Semifinals

Friday, June 26, 2015

Update, 9:30 p.m. ET:

The United States pulled out a victory against China on Friday night in the Women's World Cup, winning only 1-0 despite dominating the match.

Midfielder Carli Lloyd's header in the 51st minute made the difference, but the U.S. kept pressure on China all night long and ...


U.S. Beats Colombia 2-0, But Will Be Shorthanded Vs. China

Monday, June 22, 2015

Update, 10:05 p.m. ET:

The Americans won and advanced to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup, but lost midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday for its next match, as each received her second yellow card of the tournament.

The U.S. beat Columbia 2-0 Monday night behind second-half goals by ...


U.S. Women Beat Nigeria 1-0, Win Group And Advance To Elimination Rounds

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Updated at 12:15 p.m. ET On June 17:

U.S. veteran Abby Wambach, making her second start of the World Cup, scored her first goal of the tournament and the 183rd of her storied international career to push the Americans past Nigeria on Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada.

The 1-0 victory allowed ...


Nigerian Soccer Fans Really Know How To Have A Ball

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The U.S. team, which plays Nigeria tonight at the Women's World Cup, is a tournament favorite. But Nigeria's funtastic fans deserve a cup of their own.


U.S. And Sweden Struggle To 0-0 Tie In Women's World Cup

Friday, June 12, 2015

Update, 10:10 p.m. ET:

The U.S. and Sweden fought to a 0-0 tie in Winnipeg on Friday night — a disappointing result against the Americans' trash-talking former coach, but enough to keep them in control of their group at the Women's World Cup.

The U.S. struggled to maintain control in ...