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U.S. Still Religious, But Trust In Institutions Wanes

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Nikki Don't Stop Low Millions
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Lochte Cruises To Win Gold, Beating Phelps In The 400 IM

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Making The Olympics Sound Right, From A 'Swoosh' To A 'Splash'

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Hackers Convene To Find Mobile Security Flaws

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In his new book, Iain Sinclair bemoans what the construction of Olympic Park and the Olympic Stadium has done to his East London neighborhood. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.K. Author, Games A 'Smoke And Circuses' Affair

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Across Latin America, Making Cumbia Modern

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