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Bike versus train: A classic showdown

One of the oldest organized bicycle races in North America competes with a steam train that runs between Durango and Silverton, Colorado.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:35:27 GMT
Fit Nation: Iron Horse Classic

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has pitted bike against train since 1972.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:27:09 GMT
Get on board: The new four-wheeled sport for everyone

What is a race?

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:07:30 GMT
Skiing + man's best friend = skijoring, with love

Few sports start with picking the right life partner. But skijoring -- cross-country skiing aided by an additional conveyance, often a dog -- is one.

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:17:57 GMT
Face to face with a mass gunman

Six rapid shots from a rifle -- Santa Monica Police Officer Robert Sparks, a former SWAT officer, knew the sound instantly.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:36:20 GMT
Triple amputee doctor: Disability doesn't define you

If you had asked me 20 years ago where I would be, I never would have imagined I would be a physician working at UCLA Health, one of the best medical centers in the country. For over 25 years, my physical disability threatened to define who I was and what others thought I could become.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:23:16 GMT
The next LGBT cause: gun control

The National Rifle Association, often thought of as a powerful, unbeatable special interest group, may have finally met its match.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:39:17 GMT
The man who's changing how Colombians define 'disabled'

Born with cerebral palsy, doctors didn't expect much of Jeison Aristizbal but now he's the one providing medical therapy, nutritious food and job training to the disabled.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:19:41 GMT
'Pronoia' and other emotions you never knew you had

Scientists believe that if you put a name to a feeling, it can help that feeling become less overwhelming. Explore a list of 10 extremely precise words for emotions.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:15:24 GMT
Popcorn and quinoa are a recipe for long life

Want to live longer? Have a piece of whole grain toast or oatmeal for breakfast, eat popcorn as a snack, or put some buckwheat in your pasta. Two new studies find whole grain may be the key to long life.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:16:11 GMT
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