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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

PG&E power lines sparked 2 Santa Rosa fires


In the first public reports about what caused some of the dozens of blazes, investigators say power lines buffeted by heavy winds ignited at least two small fires.