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Rio Dances: Closing Ceremony For The 2016 Summer Olympics

Rio 2016 organizers drop the curtain on the Summer Games, after hosting the world's elite athletes who've competed for 306 medals over the past 19 days.
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Outside Zimbabwe, Anti-Government Pastor Takes Stock Of His Movement

Evan Mawarire posted a YouTube video in April that sparked the anti-government #ThisFlag movement. "We are the heroes we've been waiting for," he says.
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The Last Razor Repairman In Paris

In a tiny shop from a bygone era, Jacques Guillaume gets calls about more than razors because there's nobody to fix things anymore. "Today, manual work like this is passé and obsolete," he says.
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U.S. Men Waltz To Gold In Basketball

After several close games in the tournament, including one with Serbia, the Americans trounced the Serbs, 96-66, for the gold medal on Sunday.

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Iraq Executes 36 Accused Of Slaying More Than A Thousand Iraqi Soldiers

They were accused of carrying out the 2014 ISIS massacre of over a thousand Iraqi troops. The U.N. discouraged fast-tracking the executions, saying torture may have been used to extract confessions.
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Kenya's Kipchoge Wins Marathon; American Galen Rupp Third

Eliud Kipchoge pulled away from a crowded field with about nine miles to go and finished more than a minute ahead of his nearest competitor on the streets of Rio.
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U.S. Army Soldier Wins Olympic Silver, Loses Silver, Gets Silver Back

Paul Chelimo ran the race of his life in the 5,000 meters and finished second. Then he was disqualified. Then he was reinstated. It was a strange race for a runner with an unusual backstory.
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Olympic Moments: The Highlights And Lowlights From Rio

Here are the athletes who struck an emotional chord, some for better, some for worse, at the Rio games that end on Sunday.
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The Journalist Who Blew The Whistle On Russia's Alleged State-Run Doping Program

More than 100 Russian athletes were banned from the Rio Olympics. Rachel Martin speaks to German TV journalist Hajo Seppelt, who helped break the story of the program in Russia in a documentary.
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Brother Of Omran Daqneesh, Bloodied Syrian Boy In Viral Image, Has Died

Images of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, stunned after he was pulled from the rubble in Aleppo, have resonated worldwide. Activists say his brother was injured in the same airstrike and later died.

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