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March 6, 2018 10:15 PM Snowboarder's helmet video shows narrow escape from avalanche in the French Alps

A man snowboarding down a mountain in the French Alps during an avalanche managed to survive by using an avalanche airbag, and the whole harrowing ordeal was caught on his helmet camera. On Sunday, Thomas Kray was descending smoothly down a steep mountain in Tignes, France, but he triggered an avalanche as he approached the bottom and the slope begins 157

March 2, 2018 8:49 PM 42-year-old woman dies after car crashes, catches fire in Brooklyn

The woman crashed as snow, heavy winds and rain pelted the area. A 42-year-old woman died Friday after her car caught fire when she crashed in Brooklyn at the height of Friday’s Nor’easter, police said. The victim was traveling down E. 32nd St. near Farragut Road in East Flatbush when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a parked livery cab, then a parked 113

February 28, 2018 7:46 AM U.S.-Russian crew returns from space station: NASA TV

(Reuters) - A capsule carrying two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut from the International Space Station landed in snowy Kazakhstan on Wednesday after a five-and-a-half month mission, a NASA TV live broadcast showed. The Soyuz spacecraft brought back Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei, from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Alexander 106

February 25, 2018 10:11 PM Missing California hiker found after 6 days in Yosemite park

YOSEMITE, Calif. – A well-prepared California hiker missing for six days in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park has been found. The National Park Service tells San Francisco Bay Area news station KTVU-TV that Alan Chow of Oakland was found hydrated and in good health. A ranger in a helicopter spotted him Friday after an extensive search. Chow planned 60

February 23, 2018 10:51 PM Father, son among 4 on board missing aircraft

A search and rescue is underway after a single-engine Piper aircraft with four people on board went missing after departing Grand Junction, Colorado, around 10 a.m. local time Thursday, officials said. Teams from the Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force leading the search efforts, have picked up a signal from an emergency beacon, known 97

February 23, 2018 6:43 PM Islanders, forward Josh Bailey agree to six-year, $30 million deal

NEW YORK -- Josh Bailey has agreed to a six-year, $30 million deal to stay with the New York Islanders instead of testing free agency this summer. The 28-year-old forward was selected to his first All-Star appearance last month. He has 15 goals and 47 assists this season -- already setting career highs for assists and points (62). Bailey is tied for seventh 62

February 22, 2018 3:54 AM Winter Olympics 2018: USA's David Wise wins gold, Alex Ferreira bags silver in ski halfpipe

Wise dropped an epic third run for the gold after losing a ski on his first two runs All David Wise needed was a good screwdriver. The defending Olympic ski halfpipe champion lost a ski on both of his first two runs in Thursday's men's final in South Korea, but after tightening up one of his bindings, Wise tightened up the rest of the field with an epic third 44

February 20, 2018 1:07 AM Woljeongsa Temple: Spend the night in a South Korean landmark

Kate Springer, CNN • Published 20th February 2018 This month's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games has thrust South Korea's quiet Gangwon Province, northeast of Seoul, into the limelight. Despite the current flurry of activity, the area is actually best known for its peaceful scenery, from snow-capped peaks to stunning waterfalls. Located in a fir pine forest 62

February 19, 2018 10:00 AM Puerto Rico rescue dog goes nuts first time he sees snow

This is the joyous moment a Puerto Rican rescue dog saw snow for the first time – and ran circles around his frosty garden in excitement. Yoda, a two-year-old chihuahua-dachshund mix, was a street dog in Dorado, Puerto Rico, before he was adopted and relocated to Phoenix, Maryland, in March 2017 thanks to the work of the Love of Satos animal rescue charity 85

February 16, 2018 8:45 PM The Shirtless Tongan Flag Bearer’s Long, Strange Journey to the Finish Line

Pita Taufatofua ended the cross-country ski event in 114th place out of 116 finishers, and put himself $35,000 in debt training. He says it was all worth it. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Pita Taufatofua’s mission over the past 12 months was to learn a sport from scratch and make it all the way to the Olympics. When he picked cross-country skiing last year, he’d seen snow once and he’d never 37