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  • Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third

    Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third
    SOCHI, Russia — Hannah Kearney's voice was breaking and no doubt her heart was doing the same. “Right now, I would like very much to ski again,” Kearney said. “I think instead I will try my absolute best to let it go. I think...
  • Sochi Olympics: Tiny school is the heart of U.S. cross-country team

    Sochi Olympics: Tiny school is the heart of U.S. cross-country team
    SOCHI, Russia — The campus at Alaska Pacific University isn't quite large enough for a football stadium. The small liberal arts college near downtown Anchorage has no basketball arena. There is no softball field. But when it comes to sports, APU...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing

    Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing
    SOCHI, Russia — No one had to tell Kikkan Randall that a historic opportunity had slipped away. The cross-country skier entered Tuesday's sprint free event as a heavy favorite and was hoping to end a 38-year medal drought for the U.S. in the...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety is going home with his giant slalom gold so, all in all, things worked out well in Sochi for the men's U.S. Alpine team. Andrew Weibrecht scored a shocking silver medal in super-G and teammate Bode Miller held on to...
  • Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore

    Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore
    Although the historically low temperatures that swept through the area earlier this month have departed, the extreme cold damaged – and even destroyed – some plant life in towns along the North Shore. Following a polar vortex earlier this...
  • Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says

    Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says
    Nearly doubling maternity leave in Norway had little long-term effect on children's school performance, parent's income or the labor participation of women, a new study found. Extending paid leave for new Norwegian mothers to 35 weeks to 18 weeks...
  • Q&A: Jo Nesbo on 'Police,' Harry Hole

    Q&A: Jo Nesbo on 'Police,' Harry Hole
    Of the Scandinavian crime writers who have become international sensations in recent years, Sweden's Stieg Larsson (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”) is obviously the best known, but Norway's Jo Nesbø is catching up fast. Nesbø's dark and...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...
  • Olympics: Curling powerhouse Canada loses to Switzerland at Sochi

    SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8. Canada was considered the heavy...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • XYZ Films Boards 'Party Animal' from Cult Norwegian Helmer Patrik Syversen (EXCLUSIVE)

    GOTEBORG - Doing one of the things it does best - tapping into original genre talent from the four corners of the globe - L.A-based XYZ Films has boarded "Party Animal," a werewolf pic from cult Norwegian genre scribe-helmer Patrik Syversen ("Hellfjord"),...
  • Men's super combined

    Men's super combined
    When: Feb. 14. Best of the U.S.: Ted Ligety, Bode Miller. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Alexis Pinturault (France), Marcel Hirscher (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Pretty good, given Ligety won combined gold in 2006 at Turin and...