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How an African cycling team is improving the odds for schoolchildren

Limpopo, in the heart of South Africa, is resource-scarce and poverty is severe. Many households do not have access to running water or electricity.

Coppin State grad headed to Olympics

The feelings are still difficult to describe, but Christina Epps, a thrilled beyond words Coppin State University Graduate is on her way to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

Rio police tell tourists they won't be able to protect them

The Olympic Games are just 31 days away -- and Rio de Janeiro is in crisis.

The African migrants giving up on the Chinese dream

The heart of Little Africa -- or Chocolate City, as it has been dubbed by some -- is not easy to locate without a tip-off.

Refugee life, as seen by children fleeing war

Imagine watching as violence and bloodshed took over your country, leaving you with little option but to flee.

How bad is Zika in Rio?

So it's final: the World Health Organization has confirmed that the 2016 Olympics do not need to be postponed or moved from Rio because there is a "very low risk" that the Games will further spread the Zika virus.

Bottoms up: Why butt lifts are big business in parts of Africa

While some women are doing everything they can to get rid of extra weight, a larger behind is so desirable in some countries that it's fueling a whole industry of creams, surgery and padding.

J.K. Rowling angry about black Hermione complaints

J.K. Rowling has decried critics of the casting of a black actress as Hermione as "a bunch of racists."

2016 Hurricane season: Three things to know

June 1 marks the beginning of the hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean.

Is this the world's most Instagrammed coffee?

Is this the world's most Instagrammed coffee?

Bahari Sisters nonprofit helping women in Kenya

In the rural parts of the East African nation of Kenya, waterborne illness is a leading cause of death for young children, and untreated water is dangerous to people of all ages.

Why Mark Zuckerberg is excited about Nigeria

You know you're doing something right when Mark Zuckerberg namechecks you.

Is this thing on? World leaders' Top 10 hot mic gaffes

In the space of a day, Britain's two most powerful people -- Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron -- have been publicly reminded of the perils of a hot mic.

'Miracle' as baby girl rescued after 80 hours in rubble of Kenyan building

A baby girl has been rescued after 80 hours trapped in the rubble of a collapsed residential building in the Kenyan capital, in what emergency workers are hailing as a miracle.

VIDEO: Will this ark really cross the Atlantic?

A Dutch carpenter spent years building a replica of Noah's ark. Now he wants to sail across the Atlantic Ocean

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