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Muslim American Woman Will Compete for Team USA in Olympics Wearing a Hijab

Muslim American Woman Will Compete for Team USA in Olympics Wearing a Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad grew up in New Jersey in a typical all-American family. Her mother was a special education teacher and her father was a narcotics detective. She had three sisters and one brother, and all four kids were expected to compete in sports. Like many Americans, the family took their […]

by March 16, 2017 5 comments Politics, Trending
Aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill and the Mario Filho (Maracana)  stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 10, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup next June, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDAVANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian President Impeachment Trial: Will It Impact the Rio Summer Olympics?

Brazil, which hosts the 2016 Olympic Games in just a matter of months, has plunged into chaos with the sudden decision of the Brazil House of Representatives to hold an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff. The country had already been under scrutiny for what many saw as a lack […]

by May 9, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World