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Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women

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Dozens of Palestinian girls and women, most of them newcomers to the world of running, got a lesson in the basics Thursday from a track and field great - three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee. More>>

Olympic great Michael Phelps to swim again

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Don't expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. More>>

Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Michael Phelps will be facing quite an opponent when he returns to the pool. More>>

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. More>>

Prosecutor challenges Pistorius' story of killing

What exactly was Oscar Pistorius doing in the moments before he fatally shot his girlfriend in his home? More>>

Bach: IOC sending troubleshooter to Rio next week

The International Olympic Committee is sending a senior troubleshooter to Brazil next week as part of a series of emergency measures to tackle the delays threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. More>>

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Russia: Intelligence help prevented Sochi attacks

Russia's security service chief says intelligence agencies in Russia and other countries helped to prevent terrorist attacks on the Winter Games in Sochi. More>>

Pistorius wails while recalling shooting Video included

A subdued Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday described dinner at home, chatting and looking at cell phone photos with Reeva Steenkamp on the last night of her life. Then he erupted in anguished howls and heaving sobs while... More>>

Ski chief Kasper voted head of winter sports body

International ski federation chief Gian-Franco Kasper has been elected head of the association of Olympic winter sports bodies. More>>

Strike continues at Rio 2016 Olympic venues

More than 2,000 workers stayed away from venue construction sites for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Tuesday as a strike that began last week continued without an end in sight. More>>

Israel bars Palestinian Olympian from leaving Gaza

Israel has barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in a marathon later this week, highlighting Israel's tight restrictions on travel in and out of the Hamas-ruled... More>>

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  • Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

    Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:00:18 GMT
    Auto fans you may already know this the 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
    Auto fans you may already know this the 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
  • Protesters gather outside Liam Neeson's home

    Protesters gather outside Liam Neeson's home

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:51:12 GMT
    The escalating debate over carriage horses in New York City has gotten personal. Dozens of protestors gathered outside actor Liam Neeson's Upper West Side condo on Saturday to take the issue right to his doorstep. Standing in a straight line outside the actors condo, demonstrators held signs criticizing Liam Neeson's position that city carriage horses should keep working.
    The escalating debate over carriage horses in New York City has gotten personal. Dozens of protestors gathered outside actor Liam Neeson's Upper West Side condo on Saturday to take the issue right to his doorstep. Standing in a straight line outside the actors condo, demonstrators held signs criticizing Liam Neeson's position that city carriage horses should keep working.
  • New protocol for NYPD officers responding to fires

    New protocol for NYPD officers responding to fires

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:49:11 GMT
    Police officials in New York City have changed the way officers respond to fires.They’re now required to take the stairs when they enter structures that are burning.This follows the death of an officer earlier this month.Officer Dennis Guerra was overcome by smoke and carbon dioxide as he got off the elevator on the 13th floor of a Brooklyn building on April 6th. He died three days later.
    Police officials in New York City have changed the way officers respond to fires.They’re now required to take the stairs when they enter structures that are burning.This follows the death of an officer earlier this month.Officer Dennis Guerra was overcome by smoke and carbon dioxide as he got off the elevator on the 13th floor of a Brooklyn building on April 6th. He died three days later.
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