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All Eyes on Ukraine: History-and-Culture Prophecy

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 07.19.2014 | World
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

For over 20 years of my life in the United States, whenever I answered "Ukraine" when asked where I came from, I'd hear, "Ah, Russia!" Home to 45.4 million people, Ukraine was little-known -- until bloodshed in Kiev's Maidan Square and continuing mayhem provoked by Putinesque instigators brought it into headlines.

Olympic Figure Skating's Dangerous Love Affair With Little Girls

Elizabeth Licorish | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Licorish

My 10th birthday was riddled with grief. I wasn't a little girl anymore. At Delaware, there were 6-year-olds who could jump higher and spin faster than me. At 10, it felt like the ice was melting. At 10, I was washed up.

8 Olympic Figure Skaters You Were Obsessed With As A Kid, Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.27.2014 | Women

Between the artistry, the thrill of watching fearsome athletes hurl themselves into epic jumps, and the costumes (oh, the costumes!) it's no wonder fi...

Liveblog! GOP Square-Off In South Carolina — Including Ron Paul!

J. Neffinger, G. MacNicol, D. Shea and R. Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
J. Neffinger, G. MacNicol, D. Shea and R. Sklar

Welcome to South Carolina, where all the candidates have their best game faces on. It must be the fact that they had a day to get some sleep — they are all better, sharper, and more relaxed than they have seemed in, well, days. In campaign time, that's like a week in Cabo.