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Winter olympics

Wounded Vets Take Their Place On Paralympian Team

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau SOCHI, Russia — As members of the U.S. Army, Rico Roman and Jen Lee are part of America’s first line of defense. As members of the U.S. Paralympics Sled Hockey team, Roman and Lee are the last line of defense. Roman is a rugged defenseman-turned-forward who took to sled hockey […]

February 19, 2014

Photo Of The Day — February 11

Canada’s Charles Hamelin (R) embraces his girlfriend Marianne St-Gelais after winning the gold medal in the Men’s Short Track 1500 m Final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 10, 2014. (AFP Photo/Damien Meyer)

February 11, 2014

A Visit From Putin’s Boys

February 9, 2014

Putin Says Security Is Set For Olympics

Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Russia will “do our best” to prevent terrorist attacks at the Sochi Winter Olympics, which are being held in the shadow of an Islamist insurgency in the Caucasus region. “We have a perfect understanding of the scope of the threat and how to deal with it […]

January 20, 2014