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The Amazing Story of Rio's All-Refugee Olympic Team
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, politics, goodnews, Olypics, refugees )

- 98 days ago -
For the first time ever there will be a team at the Olympics comprised of all refugees.
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, politics, government, inspiring )

- 99 days ago -
The video is seriously a must-watch. These athletes are amazing
RIP: Muhammad Ali, Boxing Icon and Global Goodwill Ambassador, Dies at 74
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, Muhammad Ali, The Greatest, culture, politics, law, obituary, murder, news )

- 143 days ago -
Mr. Ali came to represent a new kind of athlete, someone who created his own style in defiance of the traditions of the past.
Refugee Runners: Olympics' First Team Without a Country
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, Refugees&Relief, sports, politics, freedoms, world )

- 147 days ago -
They have fled war. Now they hope to make the first refugee Olympic team --and lift the spirits of stateless people around the world.
60 MINUTES: Russian Doping at Sochi Winter Olympics
Society & Culture  (tags: organized Russin coping at the Sochi Oly, sports, politics, society, ethics, crime, media, news )

- 166 days ago -
With the Summer Olympics in Rio less than 100 days away, Russia finds itself embroiled in a doping scandal unseen since the days of the East German sports machine back in the 1970s and 80s.
The Muslims Who Shaped America ~ From Brain Surgeons to Rappers
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim-Americans, society, culture, activists, government, politics, ethics, education, rights, freedoms, world, sports, family, law, news, interesting )

- 321 days ago -
Donald Trump wants Muslims banned from entering the US ~ but without them the country would be a much poorer place. What Trump doesn't seem to grasp is his own country's history, and how many American achievements worth celebrating are ...
No Miracle Needed: Mets Headed to the World Series
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, society, Let's Go Mets! )

- 368 days ago -
The Mets were 8-3 winners Wednesday night. They had swept the Cubs in the National League Championship Series. They were going to the World Series.
INSPIRING: JAPAN'S "Golden Bolt" Sets Another World Record
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, interesting, world, GoodNews )

- 395 days ago -
Hidekichi Miyazaki turned 105 on Tuesday and became the worldâEUR(TM)s oldest competitive sprinter a day later. His time for 100m was 42.22 seconds, but that fell short of his personal best of 34.10 seconds which he set at the tender age of 103.
Frank Gifford, Hall of Fame Player and 'Monday Night Football' Broadcaster, Dies at 84
Society & Culture  (tags: Frank Gifford, obituary, sports, 'Monday Night Football', Hall of Fame, sadness, society, culture, family, news )

- 442 days ago -
It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and friend, Frank Gifford. Frank died suddenly this beautiful morning of natural causes at his Connecticut home.
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

- 454 days ago -
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
'They Said We Drink the Blood of Children' ~ Netanyahu Goes Off the Deep End After FIFA Campaign
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, sports, FIFA, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, abuse, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, government, society, interesting, news, rights, politics )

- 512 days ago -
"They said that we drink the blood of little children," and "They said that we are the poisoners of the wells of humanity," Netanyahu claimed of his adversaries in the soccer campaign.
Palestine's Skate Park - PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: children, Palestine, Bethlehem, skate boarding park, society, world, rights, freedoms, humans, safety, family, sports )

- 525 days ago -
For Bethlehem youth, who struggle for freedom and identity in a restricted environment, skateboarding offers an outlet and connection with an international community beyond their borders
Israeli Football Cannot Continue as a Vehicle to Legitimise Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, sports, FIFA, discrimination, racism, Israel, Palestine, rights, ethics, humans, law, news, freedoms, culture, abuse )

- 525 days ago -
"Discrimination of any kind against a country, private person or group of people on account of ethnic origin, gender, language, religion, politics or any other reason is strictly prohibited and punishable by suspension or expulsion."
Israel Faces Fifa Suspension After Claims It Discriminates Against Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, world, Israel, Palestine, FIFA, discrimination, humans, law, politics, society, culture, rights, freedoms, interesting, ethics, news )

- 525 days ago -
Israel is facing a vote to suspend it from world football's governing body over claims that it discriminates against Palestinian footballers in the occupied territories.

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