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Russian threat to US elections to persist through 2018, intel boss warns Congress

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| The Director of National Intelligence said Tuesday that Moscow viewed its attack on the 2016 election as worthwhile given the chaos it has sown at relatively low cost, and that such interference is likely to continue.

Jamie Anderson repeats, winning Olympic gold in snowboard slopestyle

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Strong winds forced a change: instead of snowboarders getting three runs to net a best score, they got just two tries. Jamie Anderson needed only one — and, she said, "my lion power."

With Nagasu and Rippon wowing crowd, US figure skating team wins bronze

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With a historic jump and a set of strong performances, the U.S. figure skaters put an exclamation point on a team win at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Kim Yo Jong fascinates and puzzles

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The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has raised her profile dramatically during her unprecedented visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Oroville crisis drives hard look at aging US dams

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One year after the worst structural failures at a major U.S. dam in a generation, regulators are looking at how they overlooked its weaknesses for decades.

Winter Olympics opening ceremony: Pyeongchang welcomes the world

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The Winter Olympics opening ceremony took place Friday evening in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Luger Erin Hamlin was Team USA's flag-bearer at the ceremony.

Russian athletes' Olympic ban appeal rejected

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The International Olympic Committee had refused to invite the group of Russians, saying it had evidence of alleged doping in Russian sports.

Underdog Eagles pull out a shocker, beating Patriots in Super Bowl LII

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It was a slobberknocker all game long, with both offenses dominating. But ultimately, Philadelphia's defense made the crucial final stops that earned the team its first-ever Super Bowl title.

Goose shot by hunter knocks him unconscious

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Call it karma. A hunter in Maryland is in stable condition after a waterfowl he hit fell from the sky and knocked him out, causing head and facial injuries.