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Winter Olympics wipeouts

When skaters, skiers and snowboarders push themselves to the limit, sometimes things go wrong

"Un-American": Man deported after decades in U.S. speaks out

Ohio entrepreneur Amer Othman came to U.S. 38 years ago, had life turned upside down in an instant

Alleged cartel boss "Mr. Polite" nabbed in Mexican border city

Mexican navy says top boss of notorious Gulf cartel was arrested in city of Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas

U.S. fighter jet dumps fuel tanks into lake near fishermen

Latest incident involving U.S. military on southern Japanese island of Okinawa comes amid already-strained relations

KFC slowly recovering from U.K. chicken shortage

Chain apologizes to customers desperate for their "fried chicken fix" amid "teething problems" with new delivery partner DHL

Almost 100 killed in single day of strikes near Syrian capital

Rebel leader claims "new Holocaust" as monitoring group says at least 20 children among those killed amid Bashar Assad's assault on Eastern Ghouta

Court gives "Baby Factory" dad custody of 13 kids from surrogates

Secretive Japanese millionaire is their biological father, and Thai court says he is capable of caring for the brood

Cops suspect Israeli leader's close confidant tried to bribe judge

Latest scandal to engulf beleaguered Israeli leader's inner circle as Benjamin Netanyahu himself stands accused of bribery in 2 cases

Many who chase Olympic glory face harsh financial reality

Winter Olympic athletes defy gravity and impress audiences around the world, but many struggle financially on the road to the Games. But the U.S. Olympic Committee, a non-profit, reported $339 million in revenue in 2016. One former Olympian now wants to see Congress review what he calls financial "waste" of the USOC. Dana Jacobson reports.

Former employee of Russian "troll farm" on special counsel indictment

Special counsel Robert Mueller's recent indictment identified 13 Russians who allegedly tried to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election using social media. Elizabeth Palmer spoke with a young activist who went underground and worked inside the Russian "troll factory" named in the indictment.

Curler beaten by Russian charged with doping: "That's not cool"

Norwegian who lost out on Olympic bronze to Russians says "they've robbed us of our moment of glory"

"It feels like gold": U.S. siblings win ice dance bronze

The Shib Sibs - Maia and older brother Alex Shibutani - added a bronze medal in the event to their team bronze early in the Pyeongchang Games

Angry mob beats rape, murder suspects to death

About 1,000 people dragged 2 men suspected of killing 5-year-old girl out of jail cell in remote northeast India, and killed them

Trump Jr. in India to lure luxury apartment buyers

Prospective buyers promised "conversation and dinner" with son of U.S. president, who has pledged to avoid potential ethical conflicts

Winter Olympics 2018: Live updates, scores

Follow along for the latest in hockey, ice dancing, bobsledding, curling and more

Russian curler under fire for alleged doping

The International Olympic Committee's decision to allow any Russian athletes to compete in these games is now under scrutiny

911 dispatcher killed in wrong-way crash on way to work

A vehicle going the wrong way on a Minnesota highway crashed into another car, killing the driver. The victim was a 911 dispatcher on her way to work. A church pastor was driving the car going the wrong way. Investigators say they believe the pastor had been drinking and driving. Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield of CBS station WCCO-TV reports.

U.S. freestyle skier goes from "brink of death" to Olympics

The Colorado native came back from a near-death medical emergency to compete in the halfpipe

As many as 17 killed as mountain of garbage collapses

Mountain of trash reportedly 3-storeys high tumbles down, crushing homes and burying as many as 17 people in Mozambique

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