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'The power of compassion and encounter': The Special Olympics turns 50

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Presidential sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver started the Special Olympics in 1968 with the hope of transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
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Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

The Milwaukee Brewers have forced the NL Championship Series to Game 7 with a 7-2 win over the LA Dodgers. Read more ...

With Brewers 7-2 win, NLCS heads to Game 7

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Alaska governor suspends re-election bid days after lieutenant governor...

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Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

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USC Reaches $215 Million Settlement Over Gynecologist Abuse Allegations

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9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts...

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