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NPR's Scott Simon Shares His Take On Events Large And Small

Ukrainian skier Bogdana Matsotska decided not to compete in Friday's slalom race, in a show of solidarity with protesters in Kiev. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opera singer Renee Fleming will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" live on Sunday night. Larry Busacca/Getty Images hide caption

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Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman leaves a sports arena after a practice session for North Korean basketball players in Pyongyang in December 2013. David Guttenfelder/AP hide caption

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Billie Jean King spoke with CNN after being named to the delegation, saying "I'm very proud to go as an athlete, and as a gay woman." Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthony Rapp (left) and Adam Pascal perform a scene from the New York Theatre Workshop production of Rent in 1996. Joan Marcus/AP hide caption

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Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu raise their fists in 1990, one day after Mandela was released from jail. Walter Dhladhla /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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