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Kenya's Jemima Sumgong Pulls Away To Take Women's Marathon

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 2:32pm

The Kenyan took the lead with about two miles to go and never looked back. All three Americans finished in the top 10, but they failed to make the medal podium.

Justin Rose Wins First Gold Medal Of Men's Golf In Past 112 Years

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 1:52pm

Justin Rose of Great Britain won the first Olympic gold medal in golf since 1904 Sunday, after holding off Sweden's Henrik Stenson.

Simone Biles Wins Third Gold Medal Of Rio Games On The Vault

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 1:32pm

Her first vault was strong; her second was near perfection. America's Simone Biles sets two new U.S. records in Rio's Summer Olympics Sunday.

Police Seek Killer Of Imam And Associate In Queens; Community Demands Justice

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 12:58pm

New York police are working to track down the gunman who fatally shot the leader of a mosque in Queens and his associate on Saturday as they were walking home from afternoon prayers.

Ryan Lochte And Three Other U.S. Swimmers Robbed At Gunpoint In Rio

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 12:54pm

Lochte's taxi was stopped by robbers who put a cocked gun to his head. "I was like 'Whatever.' He took our money, he took my wallet," the swimmer told NBC. No one was hurt.

When Cold Feet Before The Wedding Walks You Down The Right Aisle

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 12:36pm

Most weddings go off without a hitch. But for Stella Grizont, Nikki Vargas and Jonathan Brill, calling it quits before walking down the aisle was the right decision.

Federal State Of Emergency Over Lead-Laced Water Ends In Flint, Mich.

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 10:28am

The federal state of emergency in Flint, Mich. expires today, as the city continues to navigate a public health crisis caused by lead-laced water.

PHOTOS: Dramatic Rescues Underway As Louisiana Floodwaters Reach 'Historic' Levels

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 9:06am

More than a thousand people have been rescued as the state is drenched and battered by what the Governor has called an "unprecedented and historic flooding event."

Counting The Cost Of Medical Advances In 'Patient H.M.'

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 9:00am

Luke Dittrich's new book is part pop science book, part medical ethics essay and part family history: His grandfather was the surgeon who originally cut into the brain of the celebrated Patient H.M.

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