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For two years, the humiliating loss to Germany at the 2014 World Cup semi-final haunted the men's soccer team of Brazil. Saturday night, they played Germany again, and this time, it went Brazil's way.
Aug. 21, 2016
Both candidates had record months for collecting cash.
Aug. 21, 2016
The U.S. swimmer seemed contrite as he took "full responsibility" for an exaggerated version of the events. He apologized for tarnishing the accomplishments of Olympians with his "immature behavior."
Aug. 20, 2016
In an action packed night on the track, Mo Farah completed a tough distance running double, winning the 5,000 meters to go with his earlier victory in the 10,000 meters.
Aug. 20, 2016
The blast ripped through the celebration in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday. The Turkish deputy prime minister says the attack appears to have been the work of a suicide bomber.
Aug. 20, 2016
Brazilian star Neymar opened the scoring midway through the first half, bending a beautiful free kick. More than an hour later, he finished the game off on a penalty kick.
Aug. 20, 2016
The bridge is elegantly stretched between two peaks in China, where visitors can gaze under their feet at the canyon — a vertigo-inducing 328 yards below.
Aug. 20, 2016
The Americans routed Spain, 101-72, Saturday as they defeated their opponents by an average margin of close to 40 points. They haven't lost an Olympic game since 1992.
Aug. 20, 2016
"I was in my own world, I was crushed," says boxer Shakur Stevenson, 19, after losing the gold medal to Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez at Rio's Summer Olympics in a split-decision Saturday.
Aug. 20, 2016
The 42nd president has been popular and controversial over a long career.
Aug. 20, 2016
When the Olympics is too much with us, it's time to try something new. A trip to Friday's race walk gold medal race seemed like just the thing — and it was.
Aug. 20, 2016
Researchers from the Nautilus exploration vessel came upon the bright purple creature with giant eyes. It may look like a cartoon character, but it's real. It's also pretty tough, a researcher says.
Aug. 20, 2016
Since a failed coup attempt just over a month ago, Turkey's government has launched a sweeping purge that has impacted tens of thousands over a wide cross section of Turkish society.
Aug. 20, 2016
But it could still take weeks to contain the raging blaze in Southern California, which has destroyed nearly 100 homes and put more than 80,000 people under mandatory evacuation orders.
Aug. 20, 2016
The crew of the exploration vehicle Nautilius came upon one ocean creature that tickled their respective fancy.
Aug. 20, 2016
But it could still take weeks to contain the raging blaze in Southern California, which has destroyed nearly 100 homes and put more than 80,000 people under mandatory evacuation orders.
Aug. 20, 2016
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Aug. 20, 2016
The global shipping industry is suffering a huge downturn, thanks in part to China's sagging economy. "This is likely to be one of the worst years ever in terms of losses," says an industry expert.
Aug. 20, 2016
There's a mountain lake with a wild shore and a log mansion built way back in the gilded age tucked away in New York's Adirondack Mountains.
Aug. 20, 2016
A Singapore chef is the first street vendor to earn a Michelin star. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Michelin Guides' International Director Michael Ellis about Chef Hin Meng's cheap culinary delights.
Aug. 20, 2016

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