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By Rob Woollard | AFP - 1 hour 1 minute ago American swimming icon Michael Phelps will bring the curtain down on his glittering Olympic career Saturday as attention turns to track and field and the most eagerly anticipated 100m in history.
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LONDON - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner from South Africa whose athletic achievements have stirred an international debate over the distinction between disabled and able-bodied athletes, made Olympic history on Saturday morning when he ...
Over the past week more than 3000 Iranian snipers have arrived in Syria to aid the forces loyal to President Bashar Assad, Al-Arabiya reported, citing a leader of one of the rebel groups operating in the civil war-torn country.
by Scott Horsley Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday will be available at approx. 12:00 pm ET A job recruiter, left, talks with an unemployed man, at a job fair in San Jose, Calif.
| SEOUL (Reuters) - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has said it will send a first batch of emergency food aid to impoverished North Korea, where a series of deluges and a typhoon have left hundreds of people dead or missing.
by AP OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) - Falling at speeds of up to 220 mph, nearly 140 skydivers shattered the vertical skydiving world record as they flew heads-down in a massive snowflake formation in northern Illinois.