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Sochi 2014 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
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Sochi 2014 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | February 7, 2014

A crowning achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia kicked off Friday with a celebration of its past greatness and hopes for future glory, most especially for a raucous group of Russian athletes who marched into the rollicking opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics with a message. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | Feb. 7, 2014

Posted On: 8:53 a.m. | February 7, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia as the 2014 Sochi Olympics are underway with the Opening Ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Earlier in the day, Bode Miller of the USA made his second training run on the Men's Downhill course at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. View Post»

Lockheed SST mockup unveiled
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Lockheed SST mockup unveiled

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | February 7, 2014

Three technicians walk on the left delta wing of the full scale mockup of Lockheed supersonic transport that stretches 273 feet from nose to tail. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 6, 2014

Pictures in the News | Feb. 6, 2014

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | February 6, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, South Korea's short track ice skating team practices during a training session for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony. Vatican: Pope Francis views a life-size chocolate statue of himself that was presented to the pontiff during this week's general audience. Wellesley, Mass: A sculpture entitled "Sleepwalker" on the campus of Wellesley... View Post»

' I'm Richie the Barber, that's who I am'

‘ I’m Richie the Barber, that’s who I am’

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | February 6, 2014

Richie the Barber has two passions: being a haircutter and a clown. Oh, and he'd like to break the Guinness record for most tattoos. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | February 5, 2014

Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | February 5, 2014

Flying squirrel -- need I say more? Wednesday's Pictures in the News in Australia, where wildlife carer Justine Coplin releases a Grey Headed Flying Fox in Centennial Park in Sydney. Each year thousands of native wildlife are rescued by volunteers when anti bird netting thrown loosely over fruit trees entangles birds, bats, and reptiles. The Grey Headed Flying Fox is classified as Vulnerable to... View Post»

Beatlemania arrives in Los Angeles
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

Beatlemania arrives in Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | February 5, 2014

Beatle fan frenzy in Los Angeles peaked each August from 1964 to 1966. View Post»

Behind the lens | NBC 'Tonight Show' photographer Paul Drinkwater
  • Paul Drinkwater / NBC

Behind the lens | NBC ‘Tonight Show’ photographer Paul Drinkwater

Posted On: 3:13 p.m. | February 4, 2014

NBC photographer Paul Drinkwater has covered The Tonight Show on a regular basis since 1978. In addition to covering Johnny Carson, Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien as hosts he has photographed appearances by Presidents Obama and Bush various animal guests and even was in a cake fight with Terry Bradshaw. Comedian George Carlin was one of Drinkwater's favorite guests to photograph, and Jason Sehorn's... View Post»


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