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Russia Faces Olympic Ban After Critical Doping ReportRussian track and field athletes could be banned from next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after a devastatingly critical report accused the country's government of complicity in widespread doping and cover-ups.
Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav 'Slava' Fetisov On "Red Army""Red Army" revolves around Vyacheslav "Slava" Fetisov - the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you'll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia's hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
Kissinger Addresses DFW World Affairs Council Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger visits North Texas for a speaking engagement.
George H.W. Bush, Gorbachev Lunch In TexasOne-time world leaders George H.W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev are renewing their friendship. The former American president and his former Soviet counterpart had a private lunch Thursday.
Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette PeddlerIt turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.
Cold War Era Spy Satellite Photos Lost At Sea, Then SavedIn 1971, the KH-9 Hexagon was the United States' most advanced spy device -- a brand-new photographic reconnaissance satellite as large as a school bus and carrying more than 60 miles of high-resolution photographic film for surveillance missions.
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: TV Covering Outer Space This past President’s Day marked the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Friendship 7 Mercury spaceship, manned by astronaut John Glenn, who took off into outer space on February 20, 1962.
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