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Losing blood from a gunshot wound to her throat, Olesya Zhukovska sent what she must have thought was her final tweet."I am dying," the 21-year-old wrote in Ukrainian on Thursday after being struck by a bullet.
When a Wisconsin court released 27,000 pages of emails from a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker, it shone an embarrassing light on the 2016 hopeful.
The battle for Ukraine's future is being fought on the streets of Kiev, but behind the scenes a handful of wealthy and politically connected oligarchs is trying to influence events in the country.
The award-winning actor played everything from Truman Capote to a priest, but it appears he didn't do so well with his estate planning.
NBC News’ Richard Engel reports from Independence Square in Kiev, where protesters say they will stay until President Yanukovich goes to jail.
Thieves pulled a prehistoric pinch this week in the Utah wilderness, prying up and making off with a set of dinosaur footprints believed to be 190 million years old.
Bottoms up, Prime Minister.Canadian leader Stephen Harper is set to cash in a pair of winning bets after his countrymen's and women's sweeps of Olympic hockey showdowns with the United States.Harper and President Barack Obama met Wednesday during a summit of North American leaders in Mexico.
After months of protests and days of violence, Kiev's Independence Square has lost its luster. Once an idyllic gathering place, the central square is now covered in smoldering ruins, makeshift hospitals and barricades. Now This News reports.
SOCHI, Russia — An Italian bobsledder was kicked out of the Olympics on Friday for doping.The Italian Olympic Committee confirmed the expulsion in a statement.
Olympic ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius told security guards that nothing was wrong after he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, according to leaked prosecution evidence ahead of his murder trial, South African media reported Friday.
Fanny Smith of Switzerland, Anna Holmlund of Sweden, Katrin Ofner of Austria and Kelsey Serwa of Canada compete in the freestyle skiing women's ski cross semifinals on day 14 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Friday.
Canada took the gold medal in men's curling against Great Britain Friday, a day after the ladies' team did the same against Sweden.
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Priceless fossilized dinosaur tracks, about 190 million years old, were reportedly chipped away from their sandstone casing on a trail near Moab, Utah.
Losing blood from a gunshot wound to the throat, Olesya Zhukovska sent what she must have thought was her final tweet."I am dying," the 21-year-old wrote in Ukrainian on Thursday after being struck by a bullet.
The bright lights seen above are hundreds of thousands of computer controlled mirrors focusing Mojave Desert sunlight onto boilers on top of three 459-foot towers. The focused solar energy heats up water to produce steam that powers turbines providing power to California homes.
Find out what happens to Olympic stadiums after the Games end and what Sochi hopes will come from the near $50 billion spent to construct these facilitates.
The stakes are escalating ahead of today's men's hockey semifinal showdown between the U.S. and Canada. A billboard in Skokie, Ill.