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All through the World Cup, Kansas City has been a terrific place to watch a match. Interest in soccer has exploded there, stoked by the rise of the city's professional soccer team.
Paul Mazursky earned his first Oscar nomination for his debut feature film, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, in 1969. His An Unmarried Woman was nominated for Best Picture.
The U.S. men's soccer team is out of the World Cup. For 90 minutes, the score was tied at 0-0, but the team lost in extra time to Belgium on Tuesday, 2-1.
Fabien Cousteau and a crew of scientists and explorers have spent the past 31 days underwater in the Aquarius Reef Base off the coast of Florida. David Greene talks to Cousteau about the experience.
The U.S. men's soccer team is gone from the World Cup — not even Tim Howard could save them. He swatted away a record 16 shots.
When Russia invaded the Ukrainian area of Crimea, it also seized Ukraine's military dolphins. A Russian news site reports Ukraine demands Russia return the dolphins as it has other military equipment.