IOC Decides Against Blanket Ban On Russian Olympic Athletes

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Activists and supporters march on International Women's Day on March 8 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Marchers called for protection from male violence in a country with high rates of murder and assaults of women. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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For Brazil's Women, Laws Are Not Enough To Deter Rampant Violence

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The Chinese government-selected Panchen Lama, Gyaincain Norbu (right), took part in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on March 14. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A first-timer's attempt at making part of a 'character bento,' or Kyaraben, lunch. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right), and British Prime Minister Theresa May (left), listen to translations during a joint news conference in Berlin on July 20. They are the two most important figures in the negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union, the so-called Brexit. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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The Two Women Leaders Who Have To Figure Out The Brexit

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A cyclist looks at the flowers and messages placed along the beach for victims of the recent terrorist attack in Nice, France, on Wednesday. The recent spate of attacks around the world has raised questions about the limits of counterterrorism. Claude Paris/AP hide caption

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A Summer Of Terrorism Points To The Limits Of Counterterrorism

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Kabul Bombing Leaves At Least 80 Dead

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Munich Mourns Mass Shooting Victims While Police Search For A Motive

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Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism

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An Afghan protester screams near the scene of a suicide attack that targeted crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras during a demonstration in Kabul on Saturday. Wakil Kohsar /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Two members of the U.S. Army lead the pack in the 5,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials earlier this month in Eugene, Ore. Shadrack Kipchirchir (right), did not make the team in the 5,000, but did qualify in the 10,000. Paul Chelimo (second from right), qualifed in the 5,000. Tom Banse/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Fast-Track Program: Kenyan Runners Join U.S. Army — And Olympic Team

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A desolate Highway 36 runs past what is now a ghost town on the eastern plains in Cabin Creek, Colorado. Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman cries at a make shift memorial site on Saturday near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day in Munich, Germany. Sebastian Widmann/AP hide caption

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Casting Doubt On U.S. Commitment To Mutual Defense, Donald Trump Unsettles NATO Allies

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Russia Awaits Potential Rio Olympics Ban Decision, After Widespread Doping Practices

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Munich Shooting Rampage: What We Know

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Kidlington is home to a number of 17th century cottages near its medieval church. This is the most historic part of the village, but it's not where the tourists went. Instead, tour buses dropped them off in a residential area built in the 1960s and 1970s. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Turkish Land Forces commander Salih Zeki Colak (right), naval commander Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu (second right) and air force commander Abidin Unal (left) attend a funeral in Ankara on July 18 for police officers killed during the failed July 15 coup attempt. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Failed Coup, How Will Turkey's Military Cope With All Its Challenges?

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Manhunt Underway After Shooting Leaves At Least 9 Dead In Munich

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