FOUR MORE YEARS President Obama at campaign headquarters in Chicago early Wednesday morning. (Photo: Doug Mills / New York Times)
Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas eats breakfast while stretching on the stairs of her host family’s home in Des Moines, Iowa.
In his portrait series of gold-medal hopefuls for TIME’s 2012 Olympics special issue, Martin Schoeller shows three U.S. team members—gymnast Gabby Douglas, runner Lolo Jones and swimmer Ryan Lochte—whose passion for sport isn’t contained by training center walls.
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Congratulations to sixteen-year old Gabby Douglas, the gymnast from Team USA who made history as the first African-American winner of the women’s individual all-around gymnastics final at the 2012 London Olympics!
Olympic Champions, Ryan Lochte (Swimming) & Gabby Douglas (Gymnastics)
Gabby Douglas wins the Olympic gold medal for women’s artistic gymnastics all around. She is the first African-American, first American to have both a team AND an all around gold medal, third American in a row, and fourth American gymnast to do so.
Congrats to the Fab Five for bringing home the GOLD!
In related news, Aly Raisman continues to be the cutest, most emotional gymnast ever.
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Alexandra Raisman - 2012 London Olympics Gymnastics Qualifying Round
HAPPENING NOW: EVACUATION OF THE KAYAPÓ TRIBE for a HYDROELECTRIC DAM
This picture is to go around the world.
Last week, the evacuation of the Kayapó tribe - an Indian people of the Amazon region in Brazil’s Mato Grosso has started.
The construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam is released, despite numerous protests and more than 600,000 signatures were collected.
This is ethnic cleansing and brutal environmental injustice.