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Willing her wheelchair up Heartbreak Hill, Olympic legend Tatyana McFadden had a rare moment of doubt.


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    In a rare move, the Senate on Wednesday night voted to change longstanding rules to allow newborns -- for the first time -- onto the Senate floor during votes.


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      Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who just gave birth to her second child, is attempting the rare move of changing longstanding Senate rules in order to accommodate senators with newborns.

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        Russian retaliation could hurt America

        Russian lawmakers are considering broad economic and political sanctions that could halt sales of rare metals and aerospace products to the United States.

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          This tiny Japanese island's mud could alter the global economy

          A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous potential."

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            Weibo U-turns on gay content censorship

            One of China's biggest social media companies on Monday reversed a decision to censor gay content -- a rare victory for the country's nascent but increasingly vocal LGBT rights movement.

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