Welcome to America! Displaced Sochi pups get new life

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A Washington, D.C., shelter partnered with Humane Society International to bring 10 stray dogs from Sochi and to find them homes in the U.S.

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Flakeout! Russia pokes fun at itself, stops Olympic ring from opening 

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In a nod to the #SochiProblem heard ‘round the world, Russia gave a knowing wink to the audience in the form of a very shy snowflake during the Closing Ceremony.

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Pussy Riot detained for hours in Sochi, leave station singing

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Two members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist protest band that gained worldwide attention for opposing President Vladimir Putin, were detained here Tuesday in the biggest political disruption of the Winter Olympics so far.

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Going Down! British Bobsledder Has Close Call with Elevator

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It was one thing when reporters complained about their hotel rooms in Sochi. Now, the athletes are running into problems, too.

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Bobsledder Johnny Quinn Breaks Through Locked Door

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Team USA bobsledder Johnny Quinn used his training unconventionally Saturday, after he got locked inside a bathroom at the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Russian TV shows doctored video of Olympic rings

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Smoke and mirrors? Russian state television aired footage Friday of five floating snowflakes turning into the Olympic rings and bursting into pyrotechnics at the Sochi Games Opening Ceremony. Problem is, that didn’t happen.

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Flashback: Opening Ceremonies through the years

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The first Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France, in 1924. A lot has changed since then. Those 1924 Games weren’t even called Olympics - they were the ‘Winter Sports Week.’ And the Opening Ceremony was a low-tech affair compared to the complex theatricality that marks the modern Opening Ceremonies of today.

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John Kerry to Ann Curry: I Would Let My Daughter Go to Sochi Olympics

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Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that Americans attending the Winter Olympics in Sochi should be “vigilant,” but he would let his own daughter go despite security concerns.

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TSA Issues Liquid Ban for Russia Flights

Bringing a restriction on the few flights from the US to Russia into line with the rule that Russia itself imposed earlier this week, the TSA is imposing a temporary new ban on most aerosols, gels, powders, and liquids in carry-ons.

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Russian Deputy P.M. on LGBT Laws: ‘Please Do Not Touch Kids’

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The deputy prime minister of Russia said Thursday that gay Olympians and fans have nothing to worry about but added: “Please do not touch kids. That’s the only thing.”

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Sochi mayor: We have no gay people — as far as I know

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The mayor of Sochi told a reporter that there are no gay people in the city hosting the Winter Olympics — but the patrons of one bar didn’t get the memo.

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Mitt Romney on Sochi security: I’d bring my family to the Games

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Mitt Romney, the presidential nominee who headed the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, expressed confidence Friday in the ability of Russian officials to keep Sochi secure for athletes and spectators.

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Olympic-size fears: What will the U.S. do if athletes face terror threat?

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An attack at the Sochi Olympics could present the country with a logistically mind-boggling and diplomatically delicate challenge: how to get more than 200 athletes safely out of Russia.

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Sochi Olympics terrorism threat: Two more ‘black widow’ suspects identified

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Russian security officials are hunting for two more young Muslim women — so-called “black widow” terror suspects — who they believe are planning to target the final stages of the Olympic torch relay with suicide bomb attacks.

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Sochi terror dragnet: Security services hunting for as many as four ‘black widows’

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Russia may be scouring for up to four women sent to carry out attacks related to the Olympics, including at least one woman thought to be in or near Sochi, sources told NBC News.

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