Mikhail Maksimochkin fractured ribs in a dramatic training crash on the large hill at the Sochi Olympics and spent Wednesday night in hospital.
It was one of those Olympic-style pauses. Two minutes. Three minutes. To the four women sitting on the bench at the bottom of the halfpipe, it felt even longer.
A freeze on Bitcoin withdrawals imposed by three major exchanges won't cause any long-term harm to the digital currency's credibility, entrepreneurs attending a Bitcoin conference said Wednesday.
Maxim Trankov hopes young figure skaters all over Russia will take inspiration from what he and Tatiana Volosozhar accomplished at the Olympics.
Congress voted Wednesday to restore full cost-of-living pension increases for younger military retirees, completing a bipartisan capitulation to veterans groups that rose up against a modest cut when it was enacted less than two months ago.
In launching a new search for cures to what ails its nuclear missile corps, the Air Force is considering proposals it tried five years ago, according to internal emails and documents obtained by The Associated Press.
It was a sight to make a classic car lover weep: A gaping sinkhole opened beneath the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky and swallowed eight prized cars like they were toys, piling them in a heap amid loose dirt and concrete fragments.
Highlights from coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics:
Halfway down, Martins Dukurs sensed his Olympic gold medal, the one he wanted so desperately for Latvia, had slipped away.
A two-star review of the romantic drama “Winter’s Tale,” starring a charming Colin Farrell, with Jessica Brown Findlay in a role perhaps too similar to that of Lady Sybil in “Downton Abbey.”
Weeping children begged for food and women picked grass to eat as hunger gripped rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs during a nearly two-year military blockade, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week.
Exhausted, Stefan Groothuis sat on an infield bench and started choking up as he saw one challenger after another falter.
After more than two decades of hurling himself down an icy track at 83 mph, Christian Niccum, from Woodinville, intends to retire from the sport and build a more conventional life for his wife and three children.
Surcharges for electricity — forecast last month — will likely extend through the first quarter of 2017 and be from 1.5 to 4.5 percent.
Drivers got caught in monumental traffic jams and abandoned their cars Wednesday in North Carolina in a replay of what happened in Atlanta just two weeks ago, as another wintry storm across the South iced highways and knocked out electricity to more than a half-million homes and businesses.
The 2014 holiday staging of the Maurice Sendak/Kent Stowell “Nutcracker” will be its last, PNB announced Wednesday. It will be replaced in 2015 with a new version using George Balanchine’s 1954 choreography and new costumes and sets by Ian Falconer.
Eighth-graders at TOPS at Seward, a Seattle alternative public school, are donating their time and help to social-service organizations in the Seattle area this week.