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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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U.S. Women Beat Australia 3-1 In Teams' Opening Match Of World Cup

Monday, June 08, 2015

Update, 9:45 p.m. ET:

Forward Christen Press scored in the 61st minute and Megan Rapinoe scored her second goal of the match in the 78th minute for the Americans, who beat Australia 3-1. Combined with the 1-1 tie between Sweden and Nigeria earlier on Monday, the U.S. has a ...

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FIFA Scandal Set Aside As Women's World Cup Opens

Sunday, June 07, 2015

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UAB Reinstates Football Program But With A Financial Caveat

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

In December, the president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked people in the state's largest city when he canceled the football program, saying it wasn't economically feasible.

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Preakness Stakes Run In The Wake Of Baltimore Riots

Saturday, May 16, 2015

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Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

Saturday, May 02, 2015

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Fearing Aftershocks, Thousands Stream Out Of Kathmandu

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Tens of thousands of people are leaving the Nepali capital. Some are returning to villages to try to find family missing since the earthquake. Others are scared of the threat of aftershocks.

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With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

Thursday, April 30, 2015

There's gridlock at Nepal's international airport. That has complicated efforts to get goods and supplies into the country after Saturday's earthquake.

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Remembering Apollo 13, NASA's Most Famous 'Successful Failure'

Friday, April 10, 2015

Space travel is never routine or easy and the Apollo 13 mission to the moon proved that point. An explosion aboard the spacecraft 55 hours after liftoff forever changed NASA.

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#NPRreads: Obsessing Over A Murder And The Times' Man In Tehran

Friday, April 03, 2015

#NPRreads is a new feature we're testing out on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom will share pieces that have kept them reading. They'll share tidbits on Twitter using the #NPRreads hashtag, and on occasion we'll share a longer ...

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Finishes Second In Brazilian Tournament

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The U.S. Women's National Soccer team finished its 2014 season with a second-place finish Sunday in the rainy final of the International Tournament of Brasilia. Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw.

The U.S. wanted a better result. Entering in to the tournament it was the world's ...

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Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

Monday, December 01, 2014

Alabama is a state known for its college football. But a move to scuttle the football program at the state university in Birmingham is drawing fire from fans, students and athletes alike.

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Rocket Explosion Comes At A Tough Time For NASA

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Investigators spent the day at a NASA launch facility in Virginia trying to understand why a private cargo rocket exploded moments after liftoff. There were no injuries but the accide...

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U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Cements Its Dominance

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team showed why it's the top-ranked squad in the world. It won the CONCACAF tournament Sunday with a near-perfect 6-0 final game against Costa Rica.

The U.S. has had an easy run during this World Cup qualifying tournament for the North American, Central American ...

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Brazilian Police Move In On Sunday's World Cup Protesters

Monday, July 14, 2014

There had been concern in the lead-up to the World Cup that the protests in Brazil would get worse as the tournament went on. But that didn't happen — until the final protest on Sunday turned violent.

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