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Justin Gatlin celebrates victory in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field. Gatlin has been suspended twice for failing doping tests, once in 2001 and again in 2006. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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At The U.S. Olympic Trials, Mixed Opinions About Russian Doping Scandal

The Russian scandal is a hot topic at the U.S. track and field Olympic Trials. Some feel individual Russian athletes should be allowed to compete if they're clean, others support a blanket ban.

Pastor Danny Givens listens to a press conference about the killing of Philando Castile outside Governor's Mansion on July 7 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Castile was shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minn., on July 6. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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His Eyes 'Spoke Life': Friend Remembers Philando Castile

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Synthetic Stingray May Lead To A Better Artificial Heart

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Justin Gatlin celebrates victory in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field. Gatlin has been suspended twice for failing doping tests, once in 2001 and again in 2006. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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At The U.S. Olympic Trials, Mixed Opinions About Russian Doping Scandal

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In Colombia, Preserving Songs That Tell Stories

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