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Can This 'Perfect Match' Dance Their Way To Gold?

No U.S. skating team has ever won Olympic gold in ice dancing. Some experts wonder whether it even qualifies as a sport. But Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White, known for their blend of athletic power, speed and flair, are helping to dispel that notion.

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Growing Up 'White,' Transracial Adoptee Learned To Be Black

Adopted by loving white parents as a baby 42 years ago, Chad Goller-Sojourner says he was an adult before he could love his own reflection. He tells the story of what life was like growing up in a family of a different race than his own.

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At Great Risk, Group Gathers Evidence Of War Crimes In Syria

William Wiley oversees a nonprofit charged with collecting evidence of atrocities committed by both sides in the Syrian war. It's dangerous work, and the group has suffered losses. Their sacrifices won't be in vain, Wiley says, but exactly how justice will come to the war's victims isn't yet clear.

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At Great Risk, Group Gathers Evidence Of War Crimes In Syria

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Can This 'Perfect Match' Dance Their Way To Gold?

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94 Years After Her Death, Maud Powell Finally Wins A Grammy

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Deep River, for piano (Negro Melodies), Op. 59/10
Colomb Nicolas Jaar

A new documentary follows The 12 O'Clock Boys, a gang of Baltimore dirt bikers who do dangerous stunts at top speeds on city streets." I think it's a kind of escape for these guys; it's a kind of renegade sport," says filmmaker Lotfy Nathan. Noah Rabinowitz/12 O'Clock Boys hide caption

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Take A Ride With Baltimore's Renegade Bikers, The '12 O'Clock Boys'

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A Crusader Against Corruption, Chinese Activist Sentenced To Jail

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Growing Up 'White,' Transracial Adoptee Learned To Be Black

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The Woman Behind The Curtain, Making Good Songs Sound Great

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