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Winter Olympics mystify American sports fans
What's a halfpipe and why would somebody want to slide down one? How do judges score figure skating? Unless you live next to a ski resort, the Winter Olympics sure are hard to love.
VIDEO: Security camera footage of Corvette Museum sinkhole
Structural engineers were continuing to work Thursday to determine what caused the ground to give way beneath eight priceless Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. The museum has released security camera footage which captured the cave-in as it happened.
VIDEO: Olympics turn hot, cold in Sochi
It is extraordinarily warm at the Sochi Olympics, but Team USA is running cold in all events but snowboarding.
VIDEO: Winter storm returns chaos to South
Drivers got caught in monumental traffic jams and abandoned their cars Wednesday in North Carolina in a replay of what happened in Atlanta just two weeks ago.
Judge: Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages
U.S. District Court Judge John G. Heyburn II acknowledges some Kentuckians will be "confused - even angry" by his decision that the state must honor same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. He was certainly right on the latter point, though plenty also cheered his ruling.
I built the “so-and-so is typing” feature in chat
How do you feel about the typing indicator - "David is typing" - that appears on your buddy's screen while you're composing a message in chat? Does it make you feel self-conscious about how long you're taking to write a message?
Beatles fans take magical history tour 50 years later
Under the concrete ribs of the barrel-shell roof of a crumbling coliseum, the capital awaits the Beatles. Or, rather, the Beatles tribute band. The real thing is exactly 50 years gone on this Tuesday night, in this exact spot in Northeast Washington, and Washington must make do with imitation, with nostalgia, with the reverb of the past.
White, US snowboarders stumble in halfpipe finals
Shaun White came to these Sochi Olympics with big expectations. Already the owner of two gold medals, White qualified for two events and his goal here was as simple as it was lofty: to make history. No U.S. male had ever claimed three gold medals in the same event. Plus, White was hoping to double up in Sochi by trying to win the Olympic debut of slopestyle competition.
Oklahoma leads U.S. in 2013 disaster costs
Oklahoma was the nation's costliest state for natural-disaster claims last year as tornadoes spurred payouts.
Will Marcus Smart's hoop dreams rebound from confrontation with fan?
Marcus Smart wasn't having the season he imagined when Oklahoma State visited Lubbock last weekend, and everything really came apart with the sophomore guard shoved a loud-mouthed fan. Serving a three-game suspension is the easy part for Smart. Repairing his reputation will be harder.
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