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Olympic athletes training in Rio fall ill to filthy water

Water quality tests at Rio's swimming and boating venues for next year's Summer Olympics revealed dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from sewage contamination. And some athletes have already fallen victim to Brazil's extreme water pollution.

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Details about the lion hunt that caused outrage across globe

The dentist condemned for killing a lion in Zimbabwe rare talked about his hunting with his patients because it's a a “divisive and emotionally charged topic.”

Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar’s death, choose successor

Two high-ranking Afghan Taliban officials have confirmed the death of their leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and say the group’s council has elected a successor.

An app finds you the best-value wines in restaurants

Ordering a bottle of wine for the table to enjoy with dinner? That’s a task that is downright daunting for many diners. A new app can help save your taste buds and your wallet.

Need something fun to do? Try your local county fair

From Prince George’s to Loudoun counties, local fairs are great for family outings and quality bonding. Here’s a roundup of county and state fairs for you to enjoy.

At Tiger’s tourney, questions abound

With three missed cuts in eight tournaments this year, Tiger Woods has more to prove than usual as the host of his own tournament in the D.C. area this week.

Study: Bullying may be linked to genetics

The study suggests that it's linked to a genetic trait that causes some people to seek status and attraction through aggression. The results could drastically change how schools approach bullying.

Big cybersecurity challenge: Time-to-detection

The problem with most data breaches is that too often, IT and security staffs only find out about them long after the damage has been done, and the hackers have moved on to other soft targets.

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