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Men's snowboard cross Olympic preview: Can a deep U.S. team upset the medal favorites?

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With slopestyle and halfpipe concluded, the next snowboarding competition to take the Olympic spotlight will be men's boardercross. A lot of the excitement in boardercross comes from its unpredictability. It's not uncommon to see top medal favorites crash out in the early rounds, which can leave podium spots wide open for the taking. Here's a look at what to expect from the competition on Thursday. The International Field Here are a few of the medal contenders to know.
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Americans Should Get Ready To Spend Even More Of Their Money On Health Care

Americans Should Get Ready To Spend Even More Of Their Money On Health Care

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The numbers are only rising a little bit, but the U.S. already spends quite a lot.
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U.S. spending on drugs will grow faster than on other health-care services over the next decade

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Trump jokes about his hair during speech: 'I try like hell to hide that bald...

Trump jokes about his hair during speech: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot'

President Donald Trump joked about his infamous hair during a speech on the Conservative Political Actions Conference on Friday. "I try like hell to hide the bald spot, folks... Read more ...

New Report Finds Climate Change Could Take A $1 Billion Bite From Winter Sports

New Report Finds Climate Change Could Take A $1 Billion Bite From Winter Sports

As the climate warms, a new report finds that low-snow years like this one can cost the U.S. winter sports industry up to $1 billion. That can bring economic pain well beyond... Read more ...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following gun-control activists' boycotts

Gun-control activists are calling for companies to cut ties with the NRA. The NRA has partnerships with companies that offer members special deals, such as discounts on car... Read more ...

Russian oligarch indicted by Mueller reportedly told Putin before...

Russian oligarch indicted by Mueller reportedly told Putin before mercenaries in Syria attacked US forces

Yevgeniy Prigozhin, a Russian oligarch who was indicted by Robert Mueller for his alleged role in information warfare against the US, reportedly told Kremlin and Syrian... Read more ...

Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel And Aluminum Makers, Hurt Other Industries

Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel And Aluminum Makers, Hurt Other Industries

President Trump is weighing tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. But a backlash is brewing by aerospace companies and other manufacturers, who say such moves will... Read more ...

North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual...

North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual slavery, according to a defector

North Korea's cheer squad has captured the imaginations of thousands of spectators at the Winter Olympics. But a defector from Jim Jong Un's regime said there's a dark... Read more ...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to confront school shooter

President Donald Trump on Friday said the Florida deputy who didn't confront a gunman during a mass shooting last week "certainly did a poor job." The deputy, Scot Peterson... Read more ...

Two major hotel chains have cut ties with the NRA - and as boycotts loom...

Two major hotel chains have cut ties with the NRA - and as boycotts loom, they want everyone to know

Best Western and Wyndham Hotels ended their relationships with the NRA - though, apparently not in direct response to the Parkland, Florida shooting. Gun control activists are... Read more ...

Business News: Szechuan sauce coming back to McDonald's

Business News: Szechuan sauce coming back to McDonald's

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73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of WWII...

73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of WWII - here's the incredible story of the battle behind the photo

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States. Remembered for the iconic photo that AP photographer Joe Rosenthal took of US Marines raising... Read more ...