Aly Raisman placed first on the newest episode of 'Dancing with the Stars' with her contemporary routine. Aly Raisman was cheered on by her Olympic teammates Kyla Ross and Gabby Douglas.
Here's why first lady Michelle Obama may be one the Obama campaign's most effective means of reaching out to independent voters.
Michelle Obama, who was a guest on Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show' Monday, recounted her trip to London for the Olympics and shared giggles with an Olympian. It was part entertainment, part campaign stop for the first lady.
Olympian Gabby Douglas has broken through a racial barrier in sports only to be boxed in by old canards about who she is and where she comes from. The more complex story of her family’s influence on her rise on the way to gold deserves to be told.
Even though Americans may get a little carried away at the Olympics, Germans could express a bit more public patriotism. Think Robert Harting, who just won gold in the discus.