Topic: 2012 Summer Olympics
The US debate over the so-called ground zero mosque in New York tracks similar fights that have taken place in European capitals in recent years over national identity and the impact of growing Muslim populations.
08/12/2010 03:10 pm
The ping-pong craze – like the summer temperatures – is heating up in London, as the English Table Tennis Association Ping! festival brings 100 tables to the city.
08/11/2010 05:03 pm
Theodore Zeldin's 'Oxford Muse' program encourages deep, in-person, one-on-one conversations that promote understanding. Some participants call it 'liberating.'
07/19/2010 06:35 pm
Usain Bolt, the world-record-breaking Jamaican sprinter, says that he may switch to the long jump after the 2012 London Olympics.
07/07/2010 03:57 pm
Michael Phelps said his performance in this past weekend's Paris Open will give him the impetus to train harder in the pool.
06/28/2010 03:40 pm
Organizers unveiled the one-eyed 2012 Olympic mascots, interactive creations from the digital age named after two small English towns.
05/19/2010 06:08 pm
Gymnast Shawn Johnson announced that she'll try to make the US team for the 2012 London Summer Olympics. Here are four reasons why that is a very good thing.
05/13/2010 02:36 pm
The Dagestan suicide bombings on Wednesday were the latest in a spate of attacks that has many in Russia looking to Vladimir Putin, whose reputation was built on tough talk and action against insurgents.
03/31/2010 02:05 pm
This weekend, Lindsey Vonn captured the overall World Cup title for the third year in a row, a feat unmatched by any woman in nearly two decades.
03/15/2010 10:24 am