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High winds derail men's downhill ski final at the Winter Olympics

Sunday, February 06, 2022

Referees postponed the men's downhill alpine ski event after officials decided high winds at the Yanqing course posed a safety risk. This comes after multiple days of practice cancellations.

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The U.S. wins its first medal at the Beijing Olympics in women's snowboarding

Saturday, February 05, 2022

American snowboarder Julia Marino took silver in the women's snowboard slopestyle final on Sunday coming in second after New Zealand's Zoi Sadowski Synnott.

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Speedskaters at the Winter Olympics are adapting to a new venue and its special ice

Saturday, February 05, 2022

Beijing repurposed some of the sites used in the 2008 Summer Games. The National Speed Skating Oval is the city's only new ice-sport venue built for the Winter Games.

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Nordic combined remains the only Winter Olympic sport women can't compete in

Saturday, February 05, 2022

Organizers of the Beijing Olympics are touting greater gender equity at this year's Games, but Nordic combined remains the only event not open to women.

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The Winter Games have begun. See photos and highlights from the opening ceremony

Friday, February 04, 2022

The Winter Games kicked off Friday night in Beijing with an eye-catching but scaled-back opening ceremony. The city has made history as the first to host both the Summer and Winter Games.

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Figure skater Nathan Chen kicks off redemptive Beijing Olympics with a bang

Friday, February 04, 2022

Chen's showing at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing clenches a season-best international score and helps put U.S. figure skating on top in the team event.

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The Olympic chief will meet with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai after safety concerns

Thursday, February 03, 2022

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach avoided taking positions on any political controversies ahead of the beginning of the Beijing Winter Games in a news conference Thursday.

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Here are the 7 new Olympic events to watch in Beijing

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

The 2022 Winter Olympics are set to begin this week in Beijing, China. And viewers will be able to tune into a series of new events appearing at the Games.

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Third U.S. Olympic bobsledder tests positive for COVID-19 before Beijing Games

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

37-year-old Elana Meyers Taylor, a three-time Olympic medalist, announced on Twitter that she tested positive for COVID-19 two days after arriving in Beijing for the 2022 Olympic Games.

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Chinese hosts share the Lunar New Year with Olympic athletes, personnel and media

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Chinese Lunar New Year is being celebrated even within the tightly controlled Beijing Winter Olympics bubble.

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Could the world become too warm to hold Winter Olympics?

Friday, January 21, 2022

If nations don't address high greenhouse gas emissions, by the 2080s, all but one of the 21 cities that previously hosted the Winter Games wouldn't be able to do so again, a new study has found.

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Gary Chambers' new pot-smoking campaign ad in Senate race goes viral with old tactics

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Democrat Gary Chambers Jr. is running to unseat Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy. Chambers follows in the footsteps of other politicians who have used attention-grabbing ads to up their name recognition.

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MLK's memory is honored by demonstrators calling for the passage of voting rights bill

Monday, January 17, 2022

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would. have turned 93 on Jan. 15. He was just 39 when he was assassinated in 1968 in Memphis, Tenn.

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Ex-Chicago cop who killed Laquan McDonald will be released from prison early

Friday, January 14, 2022

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will be released from prison on Feb. 3, according to reports.

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Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby denies federal charges over her finances

Friday, January 14, 2022

Mosby reached national prominence in 2015 as the top prosecutor pursuing criminal charges against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

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The suspect in the Waukesha parade tragedy faces more than 70 new charges

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Prosecutors in Wisconsin brought the charges against Darrell Brooks, who is accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his car into a Christmas parade in November.

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Many of those who died in the Bronx apartment fire were from West Africa

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The 17 victims of Sunday's blaze ranged from 2 to 50 years old. The dead included 11 people from Gambia. Many families are now struggling to prepare for their loved ones' funerals.

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Speed skater Erin Jackson lost a chance at gold — until her teammate stepped in

Monday, January 10, 2022

Speed skater Brittany Bowe relinquished her spot on the U.S. Olympic team for the 500 meter speed skating event to give her teammate, Jackson, a shot at gold.

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The key to Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell is returning to South Africa

Friday, January 07, 2022

New York auction house Guernsey's has postponed the sale of some of the South African leader's belongings, including the key to his cell and the shirt he wore when he was released from Robben Island.

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All 3 white men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery are sentenced to life in prison

Friday, January 07, 2022

Travis McMichael, who pulled the trigger, and his father, Greg, have no chance for parole. A federal hate crimes trial remains in a case widely seen as racially motivated.

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