| Feb 16, 2014
| 12:30 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Kjetil Jansrud won the fourth consecutive Olympic super-giant slalom gold medal for Norway, topping an early run by eventual bronze medalist Bode Miller U.S. and then watching a late charge fall just short by silver medalist Andrew...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:42 PM
SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least.
"I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:25 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.”
With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:59 PM
SOCHI, Russia†— Things are not going well for U.S. curling.
The women's team set an Olympic record Tuesday, but not a good one. It gave up a seven-point end (like baseball's innings) leading to the mercy rule being called in a 12-3 loss to...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
As an adult, Shirley Temple Black shed her signature ringlets, became a Republican fundraiser and went on to a career as a respected diplomat in the Nixon, Ford and George H.W. Bush administrations. Even her boss, Henry Kissinger, was impressed, calling...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Gearing up for Goteborg's Nordic Film Market, LevelK has acquired Tonje Hessen Schei's "Drone," a Norwegian-produced docu shedding light on the drone industry.
The docu, produced by Lars Loge at Flimmer Film, investigates the consequences of drone...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Through the years, I have watched the movies from the various countries at Walt Disney World's Epcot. Canada, China, France and Norway each have a film that showcases their respective lands.
But recently, in a first, I saw all of them in the same day...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:07 PM
An 18-year-old Norwegian,†Stian Ytterdahl, of LÝrenskog, Norway, was coerced by friends to tattoo a McDonald's receipt on his right forearm. And yikes ... McDonald's really is expensive in Norway.
Ytterdahl told Norwegian newspaper Romerikes Blad that...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:47 AM
A teen from Norway held up his end of a bet by getting his McDonald's receipt tattooed on his arm.†
Stian Ytterdahl, 18, was reportedly being punished by his friends for being "too active with the ladies," Gawker.com reports. He was given the option...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:40 PM
LONDON – NATO named a new leader Friday, tapping a former Norwegian prime minister as it seeks to shore up the alliance amid fears of a new Russian expansionism.
Jens Stoltenberg will take the reins from current NATO Secretary General Anders...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The United Nations' highest court on Monday ruled that Japan's Antarctic whaling operations are not for "scientific purposes" as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate†halt to the practice.
In a 12-4 ruling,†the International Court of Justice said†...