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Gold Medalist Nancy Kerrigan Joins NBC’s OIympics Coverage

Gold Medalist Nancy Kerrigan Joins NBC's OIympics Coverage

Somewhere, Tonya Harding will hear this news about Nancy Kerrigan, and she’ll likely start cursing and shaking her fist up at the sky. Nancy Kerrigan, a two-time Olympic figure skating medalist who capped her career with a silver medal at the 1994 Lillehammer Games, will join NBC Olympics for its 2014 Olympic Winter Games coverage in Sochi, Russia. Read More »

John Legere T-Mobile CEO Crashes AT&T CES Party in Las Vegas

John Legere T-Mobile CEO Crashes AT&T CES Party in Las Vegas

Ah CES, a time of innovation, gadgets, and — if you’re T-Mobile CEO John Legere — a time for getting kicked out of your competitor’s party. Legere, an executive known for speaking his mind (often with colorful language), crashed AT&T’s Developer Summit concert tonight and spent some time hanging out with tech journalists, including CNET’s Roger Cheng. The event was ... Read More »

Thai woman found in suitcase at US border (PHOTO)

Thai woman found in suitcase at US border

A Phoenix man was facing federal charges after being stopped at the Mexican border allegedly trying to smuggle a woman into the United States in a suitcase. Border agents in Nogales, Ariz. discovered 48-year-old Pornkamol Mongkolsermsak curled up inside a suitcase while searching a Honda SUV entering the U.S. on Dec. 30, according to Customs & Border Protection officials. Read More »

Gates Memoir : Former Defense Secretary says Obama lost faith in Afghan moves

Gates Memoir : Former Defense Secretary says Obama lost faith in Afghan moves

Despite an admirable intellect and dedicated support for US military personnel at war, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says President Barack Obama didn’t have sufficient faith in the troop-surge strategy he ordered in Afghanistan. After months of debate with Gates and top advisers, Obama ordered a troop surge in Afghanistan in late 2009. Around 30,000 soldiers were to be ... Read More »

Extreme Cold : Escapee Surrenders as Temperatures Plummet

Extreme Cold : Escapee Surrenders as Temperatures Plummet

It is apparently cold enough in Kentucky for an escaped prisoner to decide to turn himself in to police. Robert Vick escaped a minimum security facility in Lexington on Sunday. He broke into an abandoned farmhouse, stole some clothes and slept in a barn. But as temperatures dropped Monday, he walked into a nearby motel asking for help. Read More »

Fast Weight Loss Program : Plan Diet

Fast Weight Loss Program : Plan Diet

As many Americans resolve to lose weight and lead healthier lifestyles in the new year, U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Diets 2014, featuring rankings and information on 32 diet plans. The DASH diet wins Best Diets Overall, while Weight Watchers continues to hold the No. 1 spot for Best Weight-Loss Diets. The Mediterranean Diet, which received ... Read More »