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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Full Archives

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Full Archives

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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:13 AM EDT

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

U.S. Soccer has suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo from the U.S. Women’s National Team for six months for conduct that is "counter to the organization’s principles," according to a release from the organization. T...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:58 PM EDT

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates. In a written statement...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:16 PM EDT

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

The man named to head Ireland's Olympic committee after its president was arrested in a ticket-scalping case during the Rio Games is also suspected of participating in the scheme but left Brazil before he could...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:20 PM EDT

Olympic Gold-Medal 'Final Five' Visit NYC Ahead of US Tour

Olympic Gold-Medal 'Final Five' Visit NYC Ahead of US Tour

The 'Final Five' are taking New York City by storm before they start a nationwide tour. The gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team visited the Empire State Building Tuesday morning as they begin a...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 07:04 AM EDT

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Russia's ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program. CAS announced its urgent verdict Tuesday to dismiss the Russian...

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Community Mourns Teens Killed in Brooklyn Crash
Community Mourns Teens Killed in Brooklyn Crash

Dozens turned out for a vigil Tuesday to honor two teens who died in a horrific crash in Brooklyn.

Tracking Heavy Rain & Strong Winds Tomorrow Night
Tracking Heavy Rain & Strong Winds Tomorrow Night

NBC Connecticut meteorologists continue to track a strong storm that will move into the state Wednesday afternoon.

'I’m Afraid:'  911 Call Reveals Experience of Passenger Trapped in Luggage Compartment
'I’m Afraid:' 911 Call Reveals Experience of Passenger Trapped in Luggage Compartment

Connecticut State Police have released a 911 call made by a woman locked in the luggage compartment on the bottom of a Peter Pan bus in August.

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Vintage Plane Crash at Bradley Airport
NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Vintage Plane Crash at Bradley Airport

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its preliminary report on the crash of a vintage plane at Bradley Airport that killed seven people and injured seven others on the morning of Wednesday,...

Live Coverage of the 4th 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate
Live Coverage of the 4th 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates will meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history. The debate co-hosted by CNN and The New York Times will air live at 8 p.m. ET from...

Doctors Concerned About Shortage of  Childhood Cancer Treatment Drug
Doctors Concerned About Shortage of Childhood Cancer Treatment Drug

A critical drug that treats most childhood cancers is back-ordered, and doctors in Connecticut are concerned about how it may affect the hundreds of children in the state undergoing treatment.