| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:42 AM
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Charlotte Kalla erased a 25-second deficit on the final leg and won a three-way sprint at the end to give Sweden the Olympic gold in the women's 4x5-kilometer cross-country relay. Heavy pre-race favorite Norway failed to win...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Source: Harvard University School of Public Health
Men diagnosed with prostate cancer are less likely to die from the disease than from largely preventable conditions such as heart disease, according to a new study from...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Grown chimpanzees can't resist the power of a yawn, even if it comes from humans.
That's the result of a study involving orphaned chimpanzees rescued from Africa's illegal bush meat trade.
Elainie Madsen, an evolutionary psychologist from Sweden's...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:32 AM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:26 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Swedish women’s hockey goaltender Valentina Wallner has been told she can’t display a picture of her late mentor and compatriot Stefan Liv on the helmet she will wear during the tournament here.
She had the portrait added to...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:05 PM
On Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium, dance music fans will get a sensory barrage from three different projects. There’s the audiovisual EDM extravaganza EPIC 2.0, with artists from the label group Pryda performing over 3D holograms and live LED...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Is sleep deprivation equivalent to a kick to the head?
Could be. Researchers at Sweden's Uppsala University looked at what happened when healthy people pulled an all-nighter. Scientists found chemicals in their blood that were markers of brain damage....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The European Union "nanny state" strikes again, this time at a breakfast favorite in Denmark.
New EU food safety rules limit the amount of cinnamon that can be used in pastries because of new concern about excessive consumption of a naturally...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:47 AM
SOCHI, Russia — The women's Olympic downhill at Rosa Khutor did not end Wednesday with American Julia Mancuso winning her fifth Olympic medal and second of these Games.
It did not end with race favorite Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany winning her...