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Why have the American men's tennis stars disappeared?

Another year at the US Open is nearly over — and it will be another year without an American keeping the men's title at home. In fact, only two Americans are left among tennis' top 50 men, and neither is a serious major contender. Sadly, it doesn't look like this decline is going to end any time soon.

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Olympic package

The World's Katy Clark reports on past instances when politics intruded on the Olympic Games; some activists would like to see a boycott of the Beijing Olympics that China will host in August.

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Celtics rallying cry: Ubuntu

The Boston Celtics are turning to a traditional southern African concept to rally their players; it's called Ubuntu, which roughly translates as "I am because of you,� as Martha Bebinger of WBUR in Boston has the story.

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Geo Quiz / Answer

Where in the world do we go today? The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Karakorum mountain range. Host Marco Werman gets an update on the tragic accident that took the lives of 11 climbers on the range's highest peak -- K-2. We hear from Italian mountain guide Peter Verza who's been in contact with one of climbers who survived the accident.

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No protests in China's protest park

China announced a few weeks back that it was designating three official protest zones in public parks, but park officials say no one's come, and some who have applied for permits have been detained. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.

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South Koreans vs LPGA

The Ladies Professional Golf Association wants foreign players to show some proficiency in English. Some South Korean LPGA members are claiming discrimination.