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  • Obama takes in Olympic basketball, appears on stadium 'Kiss Cam'

    Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took their seats to chants of 'U-S-A' at a US men's Olympic basketball exhibition game against Brazil as the loudspeakers blared Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the U.S.A.,' images that any president running for re-election would relish.

  • Federal judge bars release of Bin Laden photos

    He ruled that the government could keep the photos from the public on national security grounds.

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  • Tensions between China and Philippines rise over Spratly maritime borders

    Recent flyovers by Chinese aircraft in the disputed Spratly Islands off the coast of the Philippines are raising concerns about China's expansionism.
    05/31/2011 10:11 am

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  • Controversy in death: Seven questions about Osama bin Laden’s burial at sea

    Just as his life had been a flashpoint of contention, Osama bin Laden’s death has incited fresh disputes about whether his burial at sea was done in accordance with Islamic law. Critics, from Islamic scholars to 9/11 survivors, have censured the Obama administration’s decision to swiftly bury Mr. bin Laden's body at sea. The White House insisted Monday that the burial was performed with respect to Islamic custom and that the administration had consulted with Islamic experts and decided beforehand how to handle bin Laden’s body. Here’s a closer look at Islamic burial practices and whether bin Laden’s body was handled in accordance with Islamic law.
    05/03/2011 05:32 pm

  • Bin Laden tape, photos release weighed by US

    Bin Laden tape: White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan said in a series of appearances on morning television: 'This needs to be done thoughtfully,' with careful consideration given to what kind of reaction the images might provoke.
    05/03/2011 11:51 am

  • SEAL Team Six: 10 questions on the operation that killed Osama bin Laden

    For a decade, it was an ongoing effort – one that a senior Obama administration official called on Monday morning “America’s most vexing intelligence problem: where to find bin Laden.” Here are 10 questions and answers about how the operatives commonly known as ‘SEAL Team Six’ killed Osama bin Laden.
    05/02/2011 03:05 pm

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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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