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  • U.S. sled hockey team wins Paralympic gold by beating Russia

    U.S. sled hockey team wins Paralympic gold by beating Russia
    The word “heroic” is overused in sports, but no other word seems appropriate to describe the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team and its gold-medal victory over Russia on Saturday in Sochi. Josh Sweeney of Phoenix scored the only goal in a 1-...
  • American senators meet with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev to discuss aid

    American senators meet with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev to discuss aid
    WASHINGTON —   A delegation of eight U.S. senators met in Kiev, Ukraine,  with recently installed interim Ukrainian government leaders on the eve of a controversial Russian-supported secession vote in the Crimea region and discussed providing...
  • Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report

    Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report
    A video threatening attacks on the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the reported spotting of a suspected "white widow" volunteer for suicide bombing have intensified security concerns for the event and prompted U.S. military plans to evacuate...
  • Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover

     Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover
    BERLIN — They stood an hour or more in four long lines, inching toward the ticket counters with agonizing slowness. This being Germany, they were orderly and polite. And this being the Berlin International Film Festival, they didn't mind the wait....
  • U.S. visa backlog leaves Afghan interpreters in limbo

    U.S. visa backlog leaves Afghan interpreters in limbo
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Before serving as an interpreter for the U.S. military, Shafiq Nazari passed exhaustive background checks by U.S. military and intelligence agencies. The military trusted him enough to issue him an automatic rifle. He has...
  • Military sniper links his string of armed robberies to PTSD

    Military sniper links his string of armed robberies to PTSD
    TAMPA, Fla. — As an Army sniper in Iraq and Afghanistan, Gabriel Brown craved danger. Combat satisfied what he called his "adrenaline addiction." When he returned home to Florida, nothing in civilian life provided the sense of invincibility that...
  • Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan

    Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has agreed to Pakistan's request to stop drone-launched missile strikes except on Al Qaeda operational leaders while Islamabad pursues peace talks with local Taliban militants, U.S. officials say. The informal...
  • NBC 'confident' with Russian security measures for Sochi Olympics

    NBC 'confident' with Russian security measures for Sochi Olympics
    NBC executives said Thursday that they feel comfortable with Russian security efforts for next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi. Fears of a potential terrorist attack have grown since late last month when a bomb blast in the Russian city of Volgograd,...
  • What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?

    What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?
    It’s not the apocalypse. It just looks like that. Every few weeks, bright streaks and colorful, rolling waves appear in the California sky. They can startle those unfamiliar with their source, spurring speculation of aliens or apocalyptic visions....
  • Skinny Puppy bills U.S. military for 'royalties'

    Skinny Puppy bills U.S. military for 'royalties'
    The Canadian industrial band Skinny Puppy has made a three-decade career out of punishing electronic sounds. But it's always intended the pain to be voluntary. However, after the band learned of rumors that the U.S. military had used Skinny Puppy...
  • Freed Russian musicians 'no longer members' of Pussy Riot

    Freed Russian musicians 'no longer members' of Pussy Riot
    The two freed members of Russian music and performance-art collective Pussy Riot who appeared Wednesday in New York with Madonna at an Amnesty International concert supporting human rights issues worldwide are “no longer members of the group,”...