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U.S. Swims Deeper Into The Record Books

Michael Phelps won his 20th Olympic medal, the gold, in his last race with Ryan Lochte, who took the silver. Rebecca Soni won a gold, as well. All in all, it was a good day for American swimmers. NPR's Howard Berkes reports from London.
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Photos Of Day 6 From The London Olympics

The best Olympic images of the day include snapshots from swimming, gymnastics, rowing, judo and cycling competitions.
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If Gabby's Got The Gold, Why Flip Over Her Hair?

Gabby Douglas, the 16-year-old gymnast from Virginia Beach, Va., won another gold medal Thursday. But why are some black women obsessed with her hair? Writer Monique Fields urges critics to focus instead on Douglas' strength and poise.
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Americans Grab More Gold In Swimming, Gymnastics

American swimmers Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte faced off for the last time Thursday at the London Summer Olympics. Phelps won that race, the 200-meter individual medley. Meanwhile, gymnast Gabby Douglas competed in the women's individual all-around final and took the gold. Tom Goldman talks to Audie Cornish.
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Missy Franklin A Reason For Aurora, Colo., To Cheer

The city of Aurora, Colo., is relishing the opportunity to cheer for its hometown Olympian, Missy Franklin. Franklin is a 17-year-old swimmer.
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Michael Phelps Wins Record 20th Medal; Soni Sets Record In Breaststroke

Michael Phelps has won the men's 200-meter individual medley at the 2012 Summer Games, winning his 20th Olympic medal — and his first individual gold medal in London. And Rebecca Soni won the women's 200-meter breaststroke, in a race she led from the start. Tyler Clary won gold in the 200m backstroke.

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