2014 sochi olympics

This is not to say that cities in developing nations don't deserve the honor of hosting Olympics, but simply that resources poured into these countries would be better spent improving cities for the people who will continue living them long after Olympics have moved on.
When you grow up gay in this part of America, where LGBT people are essentially invisible, just one hero can change your life.
Another day, another court battle lost for the Russian LGBT community, this time set to the tune of Secret Agent Man.
I believe every Olympic Games where athletes, spectators, journalists, and others from around the globe congregate for a hallowed two weeks is a testimony to miracle of humanity. I believe that people are inherently good unless some "neuro-circuitry" misfires or is misguided.
In the piece, Lybarger connects Putin's youth experience as a KGB officer to his political personality. "Driving the governmental
Ironically, and tragically, the Netherlands moment of victory in Russia has been wretchedly eclipsed and marred by the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 by a Russian missile reportedly with the knowledge and support of the same country that hosted those Winter Games.
Trudy Hardy, a 19-year veteran in the auto industry, joined AOL's BUILD series to share her experiences in marketing, product planning and strategy for such brands as Jaguar, Mini and in her current role as Vice President of Marketing North America for BMW.
7. Lady Gaga strapped herself to a rotisserie, let a girl puke on her and then climbed onto a mechanical bull and let the
Davis and White joined HuffPost Live to talk about their experience on the hit reality show and Davis' chemistry with Chmerkovskiy
My work might be the place where I'm defined by my leadership but at home? That's where duality steps in: What do I need to create a better me? I need balance between my personal and professional life.
In addition to these 10 dogs, Humane Society International also helped Olympic skier and silver medalist Gus Kenworthy bring
You cannot snuff out the right to news and information in the same way that you seal Chernobyl's radioactivity under layers of concrete.
Hopefully these actions will straighten things out, but if they don't, may I suggest that we, the United States of America
Organizing the Olympics is not only the precise opposite of international isolation, it probably emboldened Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine. Why did Russia get the Olympics in the first place given its appalling human rights record?
Humane Society International's Masha Kalinina, Gus Kenworthy and Robin Macdonald with two of the rescued puppies. View more
Medals were won, friendships were made, and the Games were largely dubbed a success. But during more than two weeks of competition, not one athlete or IOC member made a statement to advance the educational arm of the Olympic movement.
The women of Pussy Riot were attacked again today. This time by six men at a McDonald's restaurant in the city of Nizhny Novgorod. They were attacked with garbage, pepper spray and green antiseptic, leaving them with chemical burns and head injuries.
Did he go against the express advice of Russian hoteliers and splash the extremely dangerous water over himself? Was it something
It's called self-righteousness. It does not make it legitimate. It is urgent that both sides of the aisle sit down and redesign a U.S. foreign policy that does provide for actions and reactions based on a new set of principles.