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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/15

    Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.

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  • Sochi Olympics shocker: Why Team USA won't win medal count (+video)

    As of Saturday night at the Sochi Olympics, Team USA is all but guaranteed not to win the gold or overall medal count. Problems in US speedskating and figure skating are one reason.

  • South Korea goes wild as Pyeongchang wins bid to host 2018 Winter Olympics [VIDEO]

    South Korea goes wild as Pyeongchang wins bid to host 2018 Winter Olympics [VIDEO]

    The International Olympic Committee's selection of Pyeongchang, South Korea means the 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in Asia for the first time since the 1998 Games took place in Nagano, Japan.

  • South Korea's Olympic effort to win an Olympic bid

    South Korea's Olympic effort to win an Olympic bid

    South Korea is pulling out all the stops in its third bid to host a Winter Olympics. Can it beat out iconic, Alps-filled Germany and France for the 2018 Games?

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/15

    Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28

    An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04

    An unidentified employee of the Stefanik Observatory in Prague uses a projection shield to show the partial solar eclipse visible in the Czech capital. The partial sun eclipse started over the Czech Republic at about 08:00 CET and it will last until 10:50. In the culminating phase, up to 80 percent of the solar disc was obscured by the silhouette of the moon passing between it and Earth.

  • Whistler and Vancouver: a tale of two Winter Olympics

    Whistler and Vancouver: a tale of two Winter Olympics

    Amplifying a recent trend, the 2010 Winter Olympics will be split between two cities – Vancouver and Whistler – almost completely separate from each other. Critics say it undermines the Olympic spirit of unity.