Posted On: 5:05 a.m. | October 8, 2014
By Bill Plaschke / Photos by Robert Gauthier
VIKING, CANADA – The road to the heart of hockey's greatest team is covered in gravel and clouded in dust.
The road is bumpy, barren, stretching out from a town with no stoplights into a vast and desolate countryside blanketed in an interminable silence interrupted by the occasional chirping from a tree or rumbling of a train.
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Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | October 7, 2014
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in West Africa, where a specialized Ebola inhumation team clean a house in Sierra Leone. Ebola may only be present in a few African nations, but fears over the crippling outbreak are infecting economies across the continent and may put its envy-inducing growth prospects at risk. View Post»
Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | October 7, 2014
In 1948, actor Robert Mitchum and actress Lila Leeds were arrested for marijuana use. View Post»
Posted On: 10:31 a.m. | October 6, 2014
In Monday's Pictures in the News, people dance during a "@PinDropParty" in the 2nd Street tunnel as cyclists ride by during CicLAvia on Sunday.
Kansas City, Mo.: The Royals celebrate an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels that clinched the American League division series at Kauffman Stadium.
Hong Kong: A man jumps from a barricade of pro-democracy demonstrators. Exhausted demonstrators... View Post»