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  • In Pictures Aftermath

    In Ramadi, while visiting her family whom she hadn't seen in two years, Sousan Abdul Jabar comforts her daughter Mariam. UNSEEN IRAQ is about the impact of the war on the lives of civilians. Andrea Bruce (US), 2008 finalist

  • Olympic dress rehearsal brings Olympic tests of patience

    Olympics blog Olympic dress rehearsal brings Olympic tests of patience

    With the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games hurtling toward opening ceremonies, workers are battling warm temps with shipped-in snow while bus drivers from all over the US and Canada grip highlighted maps in their bid to find unfamiliar destinations.

  • Vancouver Olympics 2010 Preview

    Vancouver Olympics 2010 Preview

    Less than 18 months after Beijing capped its spectacular hosting of the summer Olympics, the XXI Winter Games will open in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Feb. 12.

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Cross-country

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Cross-country

    Petter Northug Jr., the Usain Bolt of cross-country skiing, is ready to redeem Norway's 2006 embarrassing relay performance, while a resurgent US team could win its first medal since 1976 at the Vancouver Olympics.

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Curling

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Curling

    It's one of the most peculiar but fascinating sports at the Olympics – using brushes and stones and demanding more strategy than physical prowess. Watch the Canadian men's team, which is the reigning Olympic champion.

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Ice Hockey

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Ice Hockey

    In Canada, where hockey isn’t so much a sport as a way of life, the hockey tournament is being billed by some as the Olympic event to watch. Look for a strong Canadian men's team and a resurgent US women's team.

  • In Pictures Snowmobiling

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Skeleton

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Skeleton

    Flying face-first on the fastest track in the world, skeleton racers could exceed 90 m.p.h. in Whistler. Canada will be looking for Alberta standout Mellisa Hollingsworth to excel, while the US also has some strong contenders.

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Speedskating

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Speedskating

    Speedskating, the world's fastest human-powered sport, is going to get a little faster in 2010.

  • Kashmir avalanche strikes near popular ski resort

    Kashmir avalanche strikes near popular ski resort

    A Kashmir avalanche on Monday, which killed at least 17 Indian soldiers, hit near the Gulmarg ski resort built to showcase peace progress.