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Congressional Leaders Join Hands In Moving Capitol Hill Moment

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

Congress had a strong moment of unity on Capitol Hill Tuesday. As captured by C-SPAN, a line of members joined hands during the singing of "We Shal...

Go for Gold!

Deborah Carberry | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Carberry

Just think, if no one ever told you that you couldn't do something wouldn't you be less likely to doubt yourself -- if you doubted yourself at all? Never ever ever be the one to doubt yourself. Never.

Big Night For Lochte, 'The Missile,' U.S. Girls

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

BARCELONA, Spain — Ryan Lochte feels like himself again. Looks more like himself, too, with that gold medal around his neck. Missy Franklin and...

U.S. Shot Putter May Land Gold Medal Eight Years Later

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

Thanks to new technology that reveals more steroid cheats, Adam Nelson may win the 2004 Olympics shot put more than eight years after he finished seco...

Airline Slammed For Transgender 'Joke'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.04.2012 | Gay Voices

An Air New Zealand riddle about a steroid-enhanced female shot putter from the Olympics is causing turbulence, the Dominion-Post reported. Twitter fol...

What Happens at the Olympics...

Esther Lofgren | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

Everything post-Olympics over in London was pretty amazing. Not as debaucherous as everyone keeps wondering, but an incredible trip, with every single day jam-packed with awesome.

Why Must We Eat Our Young?

Catherine Clinch | Posted 10.10.2012 | Parents
Catherine Clinch

Children of divorce tell amazing stories. Not the expected accounts of dysfunctional parents and constant fighting, but stories of emotional survival.

Thank You Dominique Dawes and Gabby Douglas

Kiratiana Freelon | Posted 10.06.2012 | Black Voices
Kiratiana Freelon

Although Gabby was the winner, I couldn't stop thinking about Dominique Dawes, and how she paved the way for Gabby and started my obsession with Olympic Sport. Gabby also closed a chapter in my life. She won the Gold Medal that I wanted Dominique to win.

On Gabby Douglas' Hair (And My Own)

Rebecca Sive | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Rebecca Sive

Hair matters. Kinky black hair. Kinky Jewish hair. Kinky hair on any woman's head. Today, we learn that again. How sad.

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...

2012 Olympic Basketball: Medal Contenders

Terry Lyons | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

While there wasn't much suspense to the bold prediction that the USA will win gold at London 2012, the first part of this preview begs an answer to the question; Who might upset the US in men's basketball?

Olympic Gold No Winner In Real Value

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

Olympic gold medals aren't what they used to be. Sure, they still represent a lifetime of sweat and sacrifice. It's just that the medals themselves ha...

Olympian Angelo Taylor Says How Atlanta Helped Him Go For Gold

The Huffington Post | Gil Robertson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Black Voices

As the former capitol of the "Old South," Atlanta is also the same city that gave birth to the civil rights movement. Today, it's home to one of Ameri...

The Hockey Gold Medal Game Heard Around the World

B.D. Gallof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
B.D. Gallof

Will NHL League Commissioner Gary Bettman try to pull the plug on Team USA in 2014 after their showing this year -- after the Olympic final game was watched in houses that usually could not care less about the sport?

What Republicans Can Learn From America's Olympians

Robert Hoopes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert Hoopes

Imagine that making laws is a competition between two nations, Republicans and Democrats, and the teams are made of 313 Democrats and 219 Republicans. How would they behave if they were like our Olympians?

Evan Lysacek's Childhood Dream Comes True: Was Named 'Prep Star Of The Week' In 2000 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Evan Lysacek became the first U.S. man to win the Olympic gold medal in many years on Thursday night, upsetting defending champion Evgeni Plushenko. T...

EVAN LYSACEK WINS GOLD: American Evan Lysacek Wins Men's Figure Skating Gold Medal Goes At Vancouver Olympics

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Evan Lysacek stood atop the podium, looking dazed as the first notes of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" floated thr...

Michael Phelps Apologizes to Bong For Hitting It So Hard

Rip Empson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rip Empson

"We should really be congratulating the bong. I really hit that thing hard, and it responded," Mr. Phelps said in subsequent statements.

U.S. Public Wins Olympic Gold Medal In Distractibility

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

How can Team USA best the Chinese public in distraction at its own games? Their athletic squad will warm the patriotic cockles of a resurgent power. But Chinese individuals are far too pragmatic too be entirely distracted.

Lessons of Ossetia

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Giles Slade

Russia is a military power again proud of its independence from world opinion able to take decisive actions. The balance of power in the world has moved away from America which has no cards left to play.