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Friday, March 24, 2017
The U.S. is now No. 2, behind Germany and ahead of France, England and Canada. The American squad has been ranked in the top two spots since FIFA created the world rankings for women back in 2003.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Family and friends will gather in Houston on Tuesday to remember former astronaut Gene Cernan, who died last week at the age of 82. Before joining NASA, he flew jets in the Navy.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Cernan flew in space three times, took the second American spacewalk, and was just as thrilled to walk on the moon as if he had been the first to do it.
Thursday, December 08, 2016
After a career as a Marine pilot, Glenn was chosen as an astronaut. He was the third American in space, went on to have a successful career in politics and then returned to space on shuttle Discovery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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 ...
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.
Our original post continues:
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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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...