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The Eroding Legacy of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta

Did the Atlanta Olympics actually happen?<p>Yes. Yes, they did. In 1996. Many attended, and even more watched from home.<p>Remember?<p>There was that …

The Order of the Good Death

What are our responsibilities in navigating rape culture? On R. Kelly and separating art from life

Can we separate a work of art from the artist who created it? Can we separate artists from themselves? What is our role as consumers of art in …

Finding Common Interests, Obama And The Pope Set A Date

<b>Listen · 2:38</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>President Obama plans to meet this spring with Pope Francis.<p>On Tuesday, a White House spokesman announced the president will visit the Vatican as part of European trip in March. The president is said to be looking forward to talking with the pope …

30 Historic Winter Olympics Photos We'll Never Forget

Since they began in 1924, the Winter Olympic Games have inspired the public with boundless feats of athleticism. They have also stirred up their own …

Team USA Olympic Opening Ceremony uniforms unveiled

The U.S. Olympic Team Opening Ceremony uniform cardigans are a patchwork design of stars, stripes and Olympic rings.<p>The Ralph Lauren <b></b>outfits — …

Sochi Winter Olympics: First Arrest of LGBT Activist

Pavel Lebedev detained for unfurling rainbow pride flag during Olympic torch relay<p>1 of 3<p>A Russian LGBT activist has been arrested in Voronezh, 900km …

Hasty Olympics Construction Could Devastate Sochi

When the construction dust has settled and the athletes strut out in front of thousands of fans at the Sochi Olympics opening ceremony on Feb. 7, the …

Here’s How the 450 Guns Used to Make Snow at the Olympics Work

With the Winter Olympics opening in Sochi, Russia, in less than three weeks, snow conditions for skiing and other outdoor events are looking good. But just in case, officials are ready with the big guns — literally — to produce the perfect conditions athletes need for optimum competition at the …

Norway's Curling Team Shows off Wild Uniforms for 2014 Sochi Olympics

Curling isn't the most popular sport at the Winter Olympics, but the men's team from Norway is doing its best to get noticed at this year's Games.<p>Now that's a pretty crazy design. Curling teams have had wild uniforms in the past, but this look is something else.<p>Thanks to the Associated Press' …

Winter Olympics

Latest 'Rising Stars' Highlight GOP's Outreach To Women

As if to underscore GOP efforts at outreach to female voters, a breakout session of the Republican National Committee's latest "rising stars" at the group's winter meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C., entirely comprised young women.<p>There were Alex Smith, a law school student who is the first woman …