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Throw a DIY Olympic Games Party!

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 08.10.2016 | Parents
Amy E. Goodman

The athletes are ready. The torch is en route. The #Rio2016 Summer Games are about to begin, and we’re ready to celebrate Olympic-style as we await ...

Politics Versus Economics and the Enduring Mystery of Medicaid Expansion

James Moore | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
James Moore

Humans might not be the only casualties of the political standoff over provisions of the Affordable Care Act to expand Medicaid. Rural hospitals may begin to disappear because of lost revenues.

Zach Carter

Torched: Committee Staff Disputes Whereabouts Of Bill Young's Gift Torch | Zach Carter | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than one month remaining before the 2012 elections, one of the strangest ethics imbroglios of the year remains unresolved: Tor...

Zach Carter

Democrats On Missing Romney Olympic Souvenir: 'We're Gonna Find This Torch' | Zach Carter | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Florida Democratic Party is pouncing on a minor scandal involving Mitt Romney and Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.), vowing to locate a gift ...

2 Chainz and Asher Roth Lead by Example at Gramercy Theater

Jerell Tongson | Posted 04.24.2012 | New York
Jerell Tongson

Asher Roth decidedly stepped the crowd-work up for the night. He climbed across the stage to the bleachers as he ripped through cuts from last year's criminally underappreciated Pabst & Jazz.

Testing the Torch

Eric Villency | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Eric Villency

Is the Torch an iPhone killer? Not exactly. Instead it is more like a reward for the legions of users who cherish the bottom line functionality and performance of the Blackberry.

Today Show Mistakes Michael J. Fox For Terry Fox, Dead Canadian Hero (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael J. Fox is Canadian-American, but he is not a sports hero. Meredith Vieria and the TODAY Show could have used that bit of information last Fri...

Olympic Torch Run: Not a 'Bright and Colorful Day' in Both Koreas

David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Flumenbaum

In North Korea, where political dissent is as rare as an Internet connection, the world got a taste of how China had envisioned the torch procession at all of its stops -- quiet, calm and Communist.

India Puts Children On The Front Line

Dipayan Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dipayan Gupta

Who is the government going to allow to cheer on the torch bearers as they pass through New Delhi? According to The New York Times, "selected schoolchildren."

Activism You Can Do: Send The Dalai Lama To The Olympics

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The world's leaders should pressure China to recognize the legitimacy of the Dalai Lama by saying they'll only attend the Olympic Ceremonies if China lets him attend as well.

San Francisco Olympic Torch Run[ning] from Protesters

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

The UpTake's Schlomo Rabinowitz searches for the elusive Olympic Torch in San Francisco. He Interviews a supporter of the Torch run, and questions others about if or when it actually ran.