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Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Even as South Korea basks in the glow of daily Olympic competition and global attention, hope is fading that Pyeongchang will do what it promised during its successful 2011 Olympics bid and turn an impoverished backwater into a premiere ski destination
Religious protests against gay films show divide in Romania | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screening of two movies in Bucharest, saying they violate traditional values in this East European country
U.S. men's hockey team advances to quarters | ESPN
ESPN | February 20, 2018
Team USA beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round to set up a meeting with the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals.
Joint Koreas hockey team ends historic Olympic run | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
The Korean women's hockey team has ended its historic Olympic run with a five straight loss, with thousands of fans shouting "We are one" and waving a "unification flag."
Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Absenteeism among workers is rampant in Venezuela as the oil-rich nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis
Fred Rogers, America's favorite neighbor, celebrated in 2018 | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Fred Rogers, America's favorite neighbor, is being celebrated on the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of his "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" with a PBS special, a documentary, a stamp and a feature-length film starring Tom Hanks
Yesilcam overtakes Hollywood and Bollywood in Somalia | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | February 20, 2018
Turkish TV series attracts Somali cinema audiences as Ankara's soft power spreads across the Horn of Africa country.
Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Serena Williams, other black women athletes stand up on the issues, but often struggle to be heard
Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids
R Kelly evicted from 2 Georgia homes over $30K unpaid rent | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Court documents show R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent
Virtue, Moir win ice dancing gold for Canada | ESPN
ESPN | February 20, 2018
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the gold medal in ice dance for Canada at the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with their third gold and fifth medal overall.
Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Canadian stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the gold medal in ice dancing at the Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with a dazzling, dramatic free skate set to the music of "Moulin Rouge."
1B Eric Hosmer and Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
First baseman Eric Hosmer and San Diego Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal
Kansas routs Oklahoma to serve notice that it's ready for finishing stretch | ESPN
ESPN | February 20, 2018
The Jayhawks have had their ups and downs this season, but after blowing out the Sooners, they're in position to win the Big 12 yet again.
Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
An Ohio entrepreneur deported to Jordan vows to return to "my Youngstown."
US fighter jet dumps fuel tanks near fishermen in Japan lake | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
A U.S. fighter jet has dumped two fuel tanks into a lake in northern Japan, creating a fuel slick, as about 10 fishermen were catching clams in boats below
The Latest: UNICEF decries killings in rebel Damascus suburb | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
The Latest: UNICEF's 'blank' statement decries killings of scores, including children, in rebel-held Damascus suburb
Rohingya need an 'autonomous region', not repatriation | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | February 20, 2018
UK-based activists, who hail from opposite sides of Myanmar conflict, on why Rohingya repatriation plan is not solution.
A Giant Claw Will Grab Falling SpaceX Gear 'Like a Giant Catcher's Mitt' | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
SpaceX is planning to use a giant net - one so immense that it takes up the majority of a high-speed watercraft named Mr. Steven - to catch reusable gear that falls back to Earth after missions to outer space.
Shibutani siblings take bronze in ice dance | ESPN
ESPN | February 20, 2018
While Canada's Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue won their second career Olympic gold in ice dancing, Americans Alex and Maia Shibutani claimed bronze.
Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 and Kansas beat Oklahoma 104-74 Monday
Complaint filed against Idaho senator who yelled at students | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague
Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way
US beats Slovakia 5-1, will play Czechs in Olympic quarters | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Ryan Donato scored his third and fourth goals of the tournament, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals
Who Created These Strange, Ancient Sculptures Hidden in the Saudi Desert? | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
There's a place in the desert where the ghosts of camels seem to loom out of ancient rocks.
The Real Way Ancient Priests Sacrificed Animals at the Roman 'Gate to Hell' | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
Turns out, the supernatural force that suffocated the animals was not from well-meaning gods but rather Mother Nature.
Court told actress swore at Geoffrey Rush to leave toilet | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Australian court documents allege that an actress who accused Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush of inappropriately touching her on a Sydney stage later swore at him when he followed her into a toilet at a party after a performance
Young vows OU will 'get better' as skid grows | ESPN
ESPN | February 20, 2018
Freshman Trae Young said he isn't worried after he and Oklahoma continued to struggle in a 30-point loss to Kansas -- the Sooners' sixth straight defeat and one in which he was limited to a career-low 11 points.
This Giant, Goopy, Floating Blob Is a Whale Placenta | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
The boaters, cruising off the coast of Hawaii, came across something that looked like a giant, used tissue floating in the water.
It may not be finished, but the Canadian High Arctic Research Station is ahead of schedule | CBC
CBC | February 20, 2018
While the federal government hasn't set a date for a grand opening, the CHARS main research facility is weeks away from completion.
Jasper Park's pine beetles may be hardier genetic hybrids, study says | CBC
CBC | February 20, 2018
Mountain pine beetles devastating the forests of Jasper National Park are genetic hybrids that may be more resistant to extermination, a University of Alberta study says.
Here's Another Reason Health Officials Want You to Avoid Kratom: Salmonella | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
Health officials are again warning Americans not to consume kratom, but this time it's because the substance could be contaminated with Salmonella.
Swarm of 200 Earthquakes Hits Yellowstone - Here's What That Means | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
A swarm of 200 earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park, but seismologists still aren't sure what that means.
Ancient Statue of Nubian King Found in Nile River Temple | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
Remains of the 2,600-year-old statue with an inscription written in Egyptian hieroglyphics turned up in a temple at Dangeil.
Whale beached for 3 days on Mexico's northwest coast is back in the Pacific Ocean | CBC
CBC | February 20, 2018
A grey whale has been returned safely to the Pacific Ocean after three days beached on the coast of Mexico's Baja California Sur state.
Manitoba rivers feed 400M pieces of microplastic into Lake Winnipeg every year | CBC
CBC | February 20, 2018
The Assiniboine and Red rivers are bringing 400-million pieces of tiny plastic into Lake Winnipeg every year, but most of it is thin, wiry and so small that even the avid beachgoer probably doesn't know it's there.
'It is very troubling': microplastics, other pollutants to be focus of studies funded by Ottawa | CBC
CBC | February 20, 2018
The federal government announced $2.7 million in funding Monday to study how contaminants like pesticides, anti-sea lice drugs and microplastics impact aquatic life.
Ancient human, giant sloth remains found in world's biggest flooded cave | CBC
CBC | February 20, 2018
Archaeologists exploring the word's biggest flooded cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human remains at least 9,000 years old and the bones of animals that roamed the earth during the last Ice Age.
NASA's New Spacesuit Has a Built-In Toilet | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
NASA is developing a spacesuit with a built-in toilet system, something the agency hasn't used regularly since the Apollo era.
KFC Has a Problem in Britain: Not Enough Chicken | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The company found itself struggling with shortages, with a hiccup in its supply chain forcing the closure of hundreds of outlets.