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  • U.S. feeling shut out of Russian security operation at Sochi

    U.S. feeling shut out of Russian security operation at Sochi
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence officials are frustrated that the Russian government is withholding information about threats to Olympic venues coming from inside Russia, several lawmakers said during talk shows Sunday. "We aren't getting the kind of...
  • Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
    Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
  • Terrorist threat to Olympics called hoax, still adds to Sochi tension

    Terrorist threat to Olympics called hoax, still adds to Sochi tension
    U.S. and European national teams headed to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, have received emailed threats of terrorist strikes on their athletes and supporters if they participate in the high-profile event that is Russian President Vladimir...
  • Pakistan launches airstrikes on suspected militant hideouts

    Pakistan launches airstrikes on suspected militant hideouts
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- After two days of deadly attacks against security forces, Pakistani air force jets bombarded suspected insurgent hideouts in the country’s tribal belt early Tuesday, killing at least 20 people, officials said. Residents...
  • Study takes new look at gun access and risk of homicide, suicide

    Study takes new look at gun access and risk of homicide, suicide
    People who have ready access to a firearm are almost twice as likely to be killed and three times likelier to commit suicide than those without a gun available in the home or from a neighbor or friend, a new study has concluded. Though men and women...
  • Afghanistan bombing kills coalition soldier

    Afghanistan bombing kills coalition soldier
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A bombing at the entrance to a base in southern Afghanistan used by the U.S.-led military coalition killed one international soldier Monday, Afghan officials said. Nine assailants were gunned down in the attack, which took place...
  • Suicide attack kills 13 near Pakistan army headquarters

    Suicide attack kills 13 near Pakistan army headquarters
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber struck near Pakistani army headquarters Monday, killing at least 13 people, including six soldiers, in the second major attack on Pakistan’s security forces in as many days. Eighteen others were wounded in...
  • Sochi suicide-bomber threat: The Olympics aren't worth it anymore

    Sochi suicide-bomber threat: The Olympics aren't worth it anymore
    What if they held the Olympic Games and no one came? Or, more to the point, why exactly are we still bothering with the Olympics anyway? Because right now, you’d get no argument from me that the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, seem to be far more...
  • New Mexico judge affirms right to 'aid in dying'

    New Mexico judge affirms right to 'aid in dying'
    Aja Riggs, 50, thought a lot about dying after she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She endured surgery in October 2011, then underwent aggressive chemotherapy that made her feel as if her skin was burning. She was constantly tired. Then doctors found...
  • Putin says Russia will do its best to prevent terrorism at Olympics

    Putin says Russia will do its best to prevent terrorism at Olympics
    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Russian authorities will "do our best" to prevent terrorist attacks at the Sochi Winter Olympics, which will take place in the shadow of an Islamist insurgency in the restive Caucasus region. "We have a...
  • Apparent murder-suicide leaves Utah family of five dead

    Apparent murder-suicide leaves Utah family of five dead
    Police Officer Joshua Boren, 34, didn't show up for his 10 p.m. shift at the Lindon City Police Department in Utah on Thursday night. When his colleagues couldn't reach him by phone, they asked police in Spanish Fork, where Boren lived, to check on him....