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  • Dario Cologna wins his second gold medal at Sochi Olympics

    Dario Cologna wins his second gold medal at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Dario Cologna, skiing in short sleeves on another warm and sunny day, won his second gold medal at the Sochi Olympics on Friday with a dominant performance in the 15-kilometer classical-style cross-country race. The Swiss led by...
  • Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games

     Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games
    SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least. "I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst...
  • Some of Obama's ambassador picks are no Shirley Temples

    As an adult, Shirley Temple Black shed her signature ringlets, became a Republican fundraiser and went on to a career as a respected diplomat in the Nixon, Ford and George H.W. Bush administrations. Even her boss, Henry Kissinger, was impressed, calling...
  • TrustNordisk Inks More Deals On Berlinale Competition Player 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    Scandi sales outfit TrustNordisk has closed further deals on Hans Petter Moland's "In Order of Disappearance" following its Feb.10 unspooling in competition at the Berlinale. New deals were closed for Italy (Teodora Film), Switzerland (Xenix...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing

    Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing
    SOCHI, Russia — No one had to tell Kikkan Randall that a historic opportunity had slipped away. The cross-country skier entered Tuesday's sprint free event as a heavy favorite and was hoping to end a 38-year medal drought for the U.S. in the...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Things are not going well for U.S. curling. The women's team set an Olympic record Tuesday, but not a good one. It gave up a seven-point end (like baseball's innings) leading to the mercy rule being called in a 12-3 loss to...
  • Olympics: Curling powerhouse Canada loses to Switzerland at Sochi

    SOCHI, Russia¬†— In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8. Canada was considered the heavy...
  • Chris Mills is a Chicagoan no matter where he roams

    Chris Mills is a Chicagoan no matter where he roams
    A decade ago Chris Mills moved to Brooklyn, but the singer-songwriter will always belong to Chicago. The trenchant troubadour released his first record 18 years ago, establishing himself as a strong presence on the local scene. He has gone on to...
  • '100-Year-Old-Man' Takes Over Swedish Box Office

    A quirky and adventurous geriatric is running roughshod over the Swedish box office. Felix Herngren's "The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared," released by Disney Nordic on 400 screens Dec. 25, has passed the 1 million-...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: Genre Pics Get Their Profile

    With Scandinavian auteur-driven genre films gaining traction overseas, Profile Pictures, a fairly young Copenhagen-based shingle, is emerging as one of the most interesting Scandinavian players. The banner, founded by Jacob Jarek, Ditte Milsted and...
  • Countering violent extremism [Commentary]

    Countering violent extremism [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, 28-year-old Todd Wheeler Jr. of Glen Burnie was arrested on charges of making explosives. Had they detonated, the radius of the blast could have caused extensive damage, deaths and injuries. Also this month, Ellicott City resident...