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Bobsledder punches hole in door

American bobsledder Johnny Quinn is the Olympics' version of the Incredible Hulk. Or something like that.

Castaway 'was a bit off'

The mysterious castaway who turned up in the Marshall Islands after saying he spent 13 months at sea has been moved to an undisclosed location to avoid the media, sources familiar with his care told CNN on Saturday.

Zoo puts down healthy giraffe

An online petition to save a healthy young giraffe from death has failed, despite thousands of signatures.

Crowdfunding helps Jamaicans

Thanks to some very generous people, the Jamaican bobsled team is headed to the winter Olympics. Don Riddell reports.

Ex-gardener transforms school

It's early in the morning on a sunny mid-January day and Khensani primary school is buzzing once again. Cheers and laughter fill the schoolyard as groups of arriving pupils line up in rows under a big red kiosk. After a long summer break, it's back to school time -- and rules need repeating.

All eyes on Russia for Olympic opening

Ready or not, Russia kicks off the Opening Ceremony on Friday as the world turns its attention to Sochi for the costliest Olympic Games in history.

Australian authorities destroy $630 million worth of heroin

The Australian navy destroyed nearly 353 kilograms (780 pounds) of heroin Friday, two days after intercepting the drugs on a smuggling vessel off the coast of Tanzania, the Australian Department of Defense said.

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