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Meryl Davis and Charlie White compete in the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston earlier this month. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images hide caption

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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.

William Wiley is a former Canadian army officer who has worked on international criminal law cases in Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Iraq. Courtesy of William Wiley hide caption

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

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White compete in the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston earlier this month. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images hide caption

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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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New Law Puts Gloves On California Bartenders

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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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At a Beijing Courthouse on Sunday, activist Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years in prison. Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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Mastering engineer Emily Lazar poses with producer Scott Jacoby (top right) and members of the band School is Cool at her Manhattan studio, The Lodge. The Lodge hide caption

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The Woman Behind The Curtain, Making Good Songs Sound Great

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