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Pussy Riot Takes the Field, Gets a 15-Day Penalty

Jul 16, 2018
Four members of the punk collective have been given jail terms after stopping play at Sunday's World Cup soccer finale. The protesters said they were calling for release of political prisoners and more open political competition.

Vive La France! And a Lot of Other Nations, Too

Jul 16, 2018
Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bond together with scions of families that have been French for generations, all for the rouge, blanc et bleu. And for only the second time, France is the World Cup champion.