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  • SOCHI SCENE: Sochi at night

    No skis, no skates, no torches or medals. This is the Sochi you may not see too often on television. Associated Press photographer David Goldman, ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Rolling on

    Caroline Ouellette is gliding through the Olympics, even when she's off the ice. The Canadian women's hockey captain was sporting a pair of ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Rihanna weighs in

    A campaign for gay rights in Russia and at the Sochi Games is getting some star backing from Rihanna. A photo posted on Instagram and linked to ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Tracking the skeleton

    Tracking the skeleton: Associated Press photographer Felipe Dana made this image of South Korea's Yun Sung-bin traveling down the track during the ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Snowboarder crashes

    Here are two images of snowboarder Jackie Hernandez being helped by medics after she crashed during a seeding run in the women's snowboard cross ... 

  • Bulgarian nationalists stage rally

    Hundreds of Bulgarians have marched through their capital to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities. 

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Berlusconi pledges 'responsible' opposition

    Three-time former Premier Silvio Berlusconi pledged Saturday that his Forza Italia party will be a "responsible opposition" to any new government ... 

  • AP PHOTOS: Halftime in Sochi

    Four shootout goals lead the U.S. men's hockey team past Russia 3-2. Poland's Zbigniew Brodka of nabs gold in men's 1,500-meter speedskating. 

  • T.J. Oshie;  Ryan Miller

    SOCHI SCENE: 'It would be nice'

    T.J. Oshie may be the man of the hour for Team USA hockey after scoring four shootout goals in a preliminary round game against Russia, but he's ... 

  • Police clash with Kurdish protesters in Turkey

    Turkish media reports say Kurdish demonstrators have clashed with police in several towns in southeastern Turkey during protests marking the 15th ... 

  • Montenegro police clash with anti-gov't protesters

    Police in Montenegro fired tear gas and stun grenades Saturday to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters who were blaming the government for ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Fast friends

    They've always been fast, but not always fast friends. U.S. skeleton racers Noelle Pikus-Pace and Katie Uhlaender have been teammates for years but ... 

  • Maria Komissarova

    SOCHI SCENE: Injured skier

    Russian freestyle officials say skicross racer Maria Komissarova sustained a "serious" injury in Olympic training and was taken to a nearby hospital ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Designs by Weir

    Johnny Weir is celebrating Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu's gold medal win in Sochi and the threads that helped get them there. Weir tweeted and ... 

  • Vladimir Putin, Thomas Bach

    SOCHI SCENE: 'I hope so'

    Russian president Vladimir Putin spent the moments before his country's highly anticipated hockey showdown with the United States in a relaxed seaside ... 

  • Syria peace talks in doubt after 6th day in Geneva

    U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition Saturday without finding a way of breaking ... 

  • Dmytro Bulatov

    Ukraine activist sees pro-Russia link in abduction

    Ukrainian opposition activist Dmytro Bulatov said Saturday he believes a pro-Russia group was behind his kidnapping and torture last month. 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Water Play

    Lydia Lassila wants her home country to get all wet. The two-time Olympic medalist in women's aerials says it's time for Australia to get serious ... 

  • Russian praises veterans of war in Afghanistan

    Russia's defense minister has praised veterans of the Soviet war in Afghanistan as "true patriots" as the nation on Saturday marked the 25th ... 

  • Opposition ready to vacate seized Kiev building

    A top Ukrainian opposition leader said Saturday that protesters are ready to vacate the Kiev City Hall they have occupied for nearly three months — ... 

  • So far silence from Olympians on anti-gay laws

    A campaign to draw attention to Russia's anti-gay laws isn't gaining traction among Olympic athletes, who so far have avoided saying or doing anything ... 

  • 4.6 magnitude quake hits Greek island

    A strong earthquake, of 4.6 magnitude, has hit the western Greek island of Kephalonia. No damage has been reported. The tremor occurred at 9:31 a.m. 

  • Turkish legislators brawl over disputed bill

    Turkey's parliament has approved a bill that would tighten the government's grip on a judicial body after a tense, all-night session that saw two ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: History for Slovenia

    "Now that we've beaten Slovakia, maybe they're not going to mix us up with them anymore." — Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar, after the men's hockey team ... 

  • SOCHI SCENE: Check yes or no

    Give Jason Brown credit — he knows how to get a girl's attention. Brown, who is from Highland Park, Ill., posted a photo on NBC's Olympic Twitter ...