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On Capitol Hill, USA Gymnastics President Apologizes To Nassar's Victims

On Capitol Hill, USA Gymnastics President Apologizes To Nassar's Victims

3 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

Executives from the U.S. Olympic Committee and the governing bodies of swimming, taekwondo and volleyball also testified about changes their organizations are making to protect...
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Lawmakers seek better funding for Olympic sex-abuse crisis

Lawmakers seek better funding for Olympic sex-abuse crisis

7 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers used an emotionally charged House subcommittee hearing to get answers about what they portrayed as the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving, underfunded...
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Brandi Chastain's bizarre hall of fame plaque will be redone

Brandi Chastain's bizarre hall of fame plaque will be redone

7 hours ago   |   Sporting News   |   2 articles

After severe criticism, Brandi Chastain's Bay Area Hall of Fame plaque will be redone. The two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup champion made an appearance on...
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Congress not sure USOC has done enough to prevent sex abuse

Congress not sure USOC has done enough to prevent sex abuse

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

WASHINGTON - Members of Congress were skeptical Wednesday that the US Olympic Committee has done enough to protect athletes from sexual abuse. At a hearing of a House Energy...
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'DWTS' finally revealed who came in second place to Adam Rippon after failing to announce the runner-up on the finale

'DWTS' finally revealed who came in second place to Adam Rippon after failing to announce the runner-up on the finale

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

During Monday night's "Dancing With the Stars" season 26 finale, Adam Rippon was crowned the winner . But the show ran out of time, and didn't get to announce the places for...
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'I needed help': Another abuse scandal hits the US Olympic team as former Olympian files lawsuit against USA Swimming

'I needed help': Another abuse scandal hits the US Olympic team as former Olympian files lawsuit against USA Swimming

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ariana Kukors Smith, a member of the 2012 US Olympic swim team and former world record holder, has filed a lawsuit against USA Swimming, her former coach, and several local...
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USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry apologizes to victims of Larry Nassar

10 hours ago   |   The Washington Post   |   2 articles

Olympic sports leaders testify before House subcommittee.
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WATCH: Congress looking into alleged sexual abuse in USA Swimming and other Olympic sports

10 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

In his prepared testimony, president and CEO of USA Swimming, Tim Hinchey, admitted his sport has been a big part of the problem since even before the gymnastics scandal.
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Congress looking into alleged sexual abuse in USA Swimming and other Olympic sports

11 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Tim Hinchey will testify in front of a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee to address a former Olympian's claims of sexual abuse by her coach.
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WGN's Marcus Leshock rides new Mardi Gras Hangover coaster at Six Flags

13 hours ago   |   WGN TV

GURNEE, Ill. - WGN's Marcus Leshock rides the new Mardi Gras Hangover at Six Flags Great America with 13-year-old Special Olympics Illinois Coaster Ambassador Bryce Giron. The...
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Milwaukee police release video showing arrest of Bucks guard

Milwaukee police release video showing arrest of Bucks guard

The Milwaukee Police Department just released bodycam video that shows the January arrest and use of a stun gun on Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown. Read more ...

Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates...

Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled President Donald Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights. The judge ruled that the president's... Read more ...

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

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NFL adopts new policy addressing anthem protests

NFL adopts new policy addressing anthem protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell says team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem. Read more ...

Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Tasing, Arrest Of NBA Player

Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Tasing, Arrest Of NBA Player

Police tased and arrested Sterling Brown, a rookie with the Milwaukee Bucks, in January. On Wednesday, Milwaukee's police chief said that the officers had acted inappropriately. Read more ...

Jared Kushner Clears a Big FBI Milestone

Jared Kushner Clears a Big FBI Milestone

It took a while, but presidential son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner has received his permanent security clearance, reports the New York Times. Kushner had been stripped... Read more ...

Man pleads guilty in deadly airport shooting in exchange for life prison...

Man pleads guilty in deadly airport shooting in exchange for life prison sentence

The plea deal was struck after prosecutors announced they wouldn't seek the death penalty. Read more ...

Head Of Southern Baptist Seminary Removed Over Remarks On Rape, Abuse Of Women

Head Of Southern Baptist Seminary Removed Over Remarks On Rape, Abuse Of Women

Paige Patterson has been under fire for past counsel to women of abuse to simply pray for their husbands. On Tuesday, a new allegation surfaced that he advised a student not to... Read more ...

Trump says MS-13 is entering the country disguised as ‘unaccompanied alien...

Trump says MS-13 is entering the country disguised as ‘unaccompanied alien minors'

During a round-table immigration event on Wednesday afternoon, President Trump stated that MS-13 gang members were abusing “glaring loopholes” in the U.S. immigration system... Read more ...

North Korea calls Pence remarks ‘stupid,' says it's still willing to pull...

North Korea calls Pence remarks ‘stupid,' says it's still willing to pull out of summit

TOKYO - A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were “stupid” and “ignorant” and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a... Read more ...