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6 decades of missions to Mars
A look back at some key Mars missions over the last 60 years
'About equality, not politics,' Hamilton says as 6 drivers refuse to take knee
Lewis Hamilton, the only black driver in Formula One, kneels before the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix while wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt
Elite UK school Eton apologizing to ex-pupil for racist abuse
'We have made significant strides since Mr Onyeama was at Eton but... we have to have the institutional and personal humility to acknowledge that we still have more to do,' says the school head
Emotional Wallace smiles on NASCAR return as noose probe launched
Multiple drivers and crew show support for Bubba Wallace as NASCAR launches probe against a noose found in his garage
Outrage as noose found in garage of NASCAR driver Wallace
Bubba Wallace is the only black driver who races full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series
Klobuchar exits VP contention, says Biden should pick black woman
US Senator Amy Klobuchar says the protests that erupted in the aftermath of a brutal police killing of a black man in her state of Minnesota helped her realize the need for greater diversity in the presidential contest
America's original sin: Floyd death prompts historical soul-searching
'We're seeing tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of Americans wrestling with fundamental questions of what do we do with the unsavory – and, let's be frank, even immoral – aspects of our past.'
Trump nixes idea of renaming U.S. bases honoring Confederate heroes
10 bases honoring generals from the secessionist South, which lost the Civil War and its struggle to preserve slavery, are in the spotlight
'Time for a change': Anti-racism protesters march across U.S.
Protests took place from New York to Los Angeles with Washington as the epicenter
U.S. gears for weekend protests amid anger at new police abuses
Massive street demonstrations are set including in Washington DC where tens of thousands of people are expected.
U.S. scrambles to stem anger as Trump faces backlash for violent crackdown
Protests have been held in cities across the country, mostly peaceful but many descending into mayhem as night falls, with both activists and officials blaming rabble-rousers, and thousands arrested
[OPINION] Learning from Kagawad Jonjon Elago
'When making promises, [the government should] indicate clearly the length of time needed for recipients to experience the results'
[OPINION] A reflection on Kap Mena, Estero de San Miguel, and the coronavirus
'Anguished questions are raised again and again. How will they manage until the money arrives? How long must the money be made to last? And then what? When can they start working again? Will they still have jobs once the lockdown is lifted?'
Horror crash mars end of Daytona 500
The crash leaves veteran driver Ryan Newman seriously injured and hospitalized
IN PHOTOS: Filipinos smash records at SEA Games 2019
The stellar performance of Filipino athletes leads to multiple shattered records in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games
Olympic hopeful Daniel Caluag grabs BMX racing silver
After a heartbreaking start to his SEA Games campaign, Filipino BMX star Daniel Caluag bounces back and clinches a silver
PH dragonboat team paddles to SEA Games double bronze
Thailand and Indonesia lord it over as the Philippines twice settle for 3rd in the traditional boat race
Build, Build, Build? Evict, Evict, Evict!
Is the public aware of the thousands of urban poor families facing demolition, eviction, and relocation to make way for tons of cement and steel?
Abahan, Guarte cap PH sweep of SEA Games obstacle course racing
Sandi Abahan and Mervin Guarte rule the 5k x 20 obstacle category as the Philippines captures all 6 gold medals in the inaugural sport
Former gymnast strikes SEA Games gold in obstacle course racing
Kaizen dela Serna, a former member of the Philippine gymnastics team, finds success in obstacle course racing
IN PHOTOS: Race for Water Odyssey visits Puerto Princesa
The Race for Water Foundation is organizing school visits and workshops to educate different individuals and organizations on the global plastic pollution challenge
DENR suspends all dragon boat races in Boracay
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu suspends all dragon boat race activities in Boracay in the wake of a deadly accident that claimed the lives of 7 members of a local dragon boat group
These 'Drag Race' queens are bringing the 'Werq the World' tour to Manila
From Violet Chachki to Miss Vanjie, these queens are giving Filipino fans a good dose of Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve and Talent
Racehorse trainer Baffert denies doping Triple Crown king Justify
Triple Crown winner Justify fails a drug test, but racing officials say several horses tested positive at the same time, an indication that contaminated feed was involved
Race car driver Jessi Combs dies in high-speed crash
The record-breaking attempt of 39-year-old American racer and Mythbusters star Jessi Combs turns fatal
‘Drag, beauty, fashion, glamour’: An interview with ‘Drag Race’ superstar Alaska Thunderfuck
The extraterrestrial Glamazon talks about her music, Manila, ‘RuPaul,' and female empowerment – ‘whether they have a vagina or not'
Race to remember Berlin Wall victims, 30 years on
Around 500 runners start running Saturday, August 17, for the 8th edition of the Berlin Wall Race meant to commemorate those who died trying to cross the wall during the Cold War
Warren and Sanders vs moderates: Liberals under fire in 2nd debate
The sharp ideological battle lines shines through immediately in the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primary race
France's Macron announces creation of a new space force command
'We will reinforce our knowledge of the situation in space, we will better protect our satellites, including in an active manner,' French President Emmanuel Macron says
Duterte 'refuses' to choose next House Speaker
President Rodrigo Duterte says he asked House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to choose her successor but she supposedly declined
Sara Duterte throws big party after HNP poll victory
Speaker hopefuls flock to the table of President Rodrigo Duterte, the 'thanksgiving dinner' guest of honor, as the homestretch of the speakership race approaches
Le Tour de Filipinas will be a tactical race
The 10th Le Tour de Filipinas will cover 822.2 kilometers of paved road down south of Manila, split into 5 stages
Former F1 champion Niki Lauda dies at 70
The three-time Formula One world champion enthralled race fans worldwide for his track victories and comeback from a horrific crash
The deadly odds of pigeon racing in the Philippines
Only 1 in 10 entries survive this brutal 600-kilometer MacArthur competition of pigeon racing or karera ng kalapati from Leyte to Manila
Free-to-play: 'Forza' racing series coming to Android and iOS
Forza Street marks the first time the franchise will be on mobile devices
Spartan Race to kick off Southeast Asian series in Batangas
The race also aims to prepare the athletes who seek to compete in the first-ever obstacle race event in the 2019 SEA Games
PH racer Daniel Miranda tops TCR series Asian category
Daniel Miranda emerges as Asia's best and nabs 2nd overall right on his debut in the TCR Asia series
‘Drag Race’ winner Bianca del Rio: ’If you can’t laugh at yourself, how can you laugh at someone else?’
‘So long as you have a sense of humor about yourself, it works out well to have a sense of humor about other people,’ says the drag queen known for her biting brand of insult comedy
Global arms control architecture 'collapsing' – U.N. chief
(UPDATED) 'We simply cannot afford to return to the unrestrained nuclear competition of the darkest days of the Cold War,' says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, as he asks the US and Russia to preserve a crucial nuclear treaty
[OPINION] What is racism?
'Race is a constitutive social construction because highly complex social structures, including habits and practices, are built firmly on the usefulness of race as a tool to keep those in power firmly in their positions in society.'
Will China's moon landing launch a new space race?
Because of the secrecy that surrounds many aspects of the Chinese space program, its exact capabilities are unknown. However, the program is likely on par with its counterparts.
The week in photos: November 17-23, 2018
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Hanoi to host F1 race in 2020
Vietnam will just be the third Southeast Asian country to host a Formula One race after Malaysia and Singapore
Buffaloes plough through annual Thai racing festival
This is the 147th year the Thai coastal town of Chonburi is celebrating its annual week-long water buffalo or carabao race
Next stop F1? Mick Schumacher can be 'one of sport's greats'
The teenage son of Michael Schumacher rules the Formula Three European Championship
Brazil's Lula quits presidential race, Haddad to run instead
The decision comes less than two weeks after Brazil's Superior Electoral Tribunal ruled that the popular but polarizing former president cannot run while serving his 12-year prison sentence
After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed
Speed-crazed women drivers are bound to turn heads in the deeply conservative desert kingdom, which overturned the world's only ban on female motorists in June
Filipino bet misses jet ski race in 2018 Asian Games
Billy Joseph Ang didn't get to see action at all as Indonesian customs refused to release his jet ski
Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season
Formula One icon Fernando Alonso says it's time for him to 'move on' after 17 years
White supremacists set to rally outside White House a year after deadly clash
United States President Donald Trump tweets a generic condemnation of racism a year after the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia