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  • India's sports bureaucracy booted from the Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee decided Tuesday to suspend the Indian Olympic Association, citing bad governance and meddling by the Indian government.

  • India's Congress party rallies hundreds of thousands in Delhi

    The ruling party is trying to reclaim momentum following years of crippling corruption scandals and political paralysis. 

  • London 2012 hurdles preview: Women's 100-meter is the race to watch

    London 2012 hurdles: The women's finals in the 100-meter hurdles are Tuesday. Americans Dawn Harper, Lolo Jones, and Kellie Wells all have a good shot at a medal. Their biggest competition is Aussie Sally Pearson.

  • How an Indian wrestler defied gender taboos

    Geeta Phogat, who grew up training on a mud floor and was told girls don't compete in such sports, goes to London as India's first female Olympic wrestler

  • What are India's Anna Hazare protests all about?

    Mr. Hazare wants his proposed anticorruption agency to have police and prosecution powers over the entire government. The government wants it only to be advisory.
    08/16/2011 06:06 pm

  • In India, communists ousted in 2 of 4 state elections

    The elections in four Indian states were read as something of a 'midterm' referendum, highlighting mounting concerns over corruption and lagging development.
    05/13/2011 11:36 am

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  • Why India's PM Singh pledging sharper attack on corruption

    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been under political pressure to address corruption more directly. New data indicate that corruption concerns are affecting both foreign and domestic investment decisions.
    02/16/2011 09:15 am

  • Gabrielle Giffords and 5 others who persevered

    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has moved from a Tucson, Ariz., hospital to the next phase of her recovery: rehabilitation. The Arizona Democrat has already shown signs of affection, determination, and appreciation for public support as she embarks on the comeback trail after being shot in the head two weeks ago. It's a difficult road, but one that others in the public eye have also walked. Here's a look at Giffords and five other profiles in perseverance. It can't claim to be a "Top 5" list, but the people exemplify grace and courage in the face of extreme adversity.
    01/22/2011 06:37 pm

  • Explosion rocks one of India's holiest cities

    Islamist militants are blamed for an explosion that killed a child and wounded more than 20 others in Varanasi, India – one of Hinduism’s holiest sites Tuesday evening.
    12/07/2010 04:31 pm

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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