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Katie Ledecky starts the women's 200-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Photo / AP.

Dummies guide to the Olympics

What are the Olympics? Come on, really? You don't know what the Olympics are? Are you familiar with sports? It's basically…

Brazilian police arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Photo / AP

Rio Olympic terror plot foiled

Brazilian police have arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to Isis group on social media and discussed possible…