Katie Henrichs

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Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

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Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

Stolen and found Stradivarius is sold at auction for £1.38m

A 317-year-old Stradivarius stolen from the side of an internationally acclaimed violinist in a station cafe three years ago has been sold at auction for £1.385m including the buyer's premium.<p>The new owners – said to be a British musical festival led by an English violinist – had bid £1.2m, the sum …

Pussy Riot and Arctic 30 amnesty is a Putin masterstroke ahead of Olympics

The "amnesty" for Pussy Riot and the Greenpeace Arctic 30 is a classic PR masterstroke. Ordered by Vladimir Putin – nothing of this nature happens without him – it soothes international opinion, while keeping those who pose a real threat to his regime firmly behind bars.<p>Ever since Russia won the …

The 17 Best Movie Soundtracks Of 2013

From Frances Ha to Frozen, these films were accompanied by the best music this year.

10 Artists You Should Have Known In 2013

It's usually easy to keep up with your favorite artists. You can follow them on Twitter, like them on Facebook and check them out when they come to your town.<p>Falling in love with unfamiliar bands? That's not quite as simple. There are so many aspiring musicians out there, you can't possibly listen …

The power of Baauer: 'Harlem Shake' tops 2013 Google search list

Few year-end culture lists can inspire more morning-after regret than the ones that provide snapshots of things we've done on the Internet. Remember the day, for instance, your coworkers caught you watching local firehouses doing the "Harlem Shake"? The good news is you weren't alone, as Google …

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Fun. Ask ‘What the F*ck’ on Free Live EP

Fun. posted a six-song live EP, <i>Before Shane Went to Bangkok: fun. Live in the USA</i>, today on their website. The digital EP contains tracks recorded on …

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Year in Art 2013

It’s 1984 and Janine Melnitz, the Ghostbuster’s cute but curmudgeony secretary, is trying her hand at flirting with one of her bosses: Dr. Egon …

Albums of the Year 2013 #1 - Chvrches - The Bones Of What You Believe

Last year we opened our Ones to Watch 2013 list with Scottish three piece Chvrches. One year on we’re closing our Albums of 2013 run down with the …

Avicii Takes the Floor on ‘You Make Me’ Remix – Song Premiere

In a little more than three years, Sweden’s Avicii has become one of the biggest names in dance music. Even though the producer/DJ has released …

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The Single Fitness Stat You Need to Know

Elite endurance athletes and exercise physiologists have long known that VO2 max may be the single greatest determinant of athletic performance. But few recreational athletes have access to the kind of specialized lab equipment typically used to assess and train their number. Now a new study in the …

Obama names Billie Jean King as one of two gay Sochi Olympic delegates

Barack Obama is sending Russia a clear message about its treatment of gays and lesbians with his choices to represent the United States as delegates at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.<p>The tennis great Billie Jean King will be one of two openly gay athletes in the US delegation for the opening and …

Watch the most amazing missed dunk of the NBA season

Dec 18,2013<p>Andre Iguodala played his first game for the Golden State Warriors since suffering a hamstring injury on November 22, and he came back in style. He <i>almost</i> had the dunk of the year against the New Orleans Pelicans:<p>Those were some insane handles. Just a bit short on the finish, though.

Sharing Derek Sheely

Ken Sheely sits on a couch with a photo album on his lap. He flips the pages. His son, Derek, gets older with each turn. Smiling at the beach. At Disney World. At Gettysburg. There's even a picture of him in a baseball uniform. He played that sport only one season.<p>The bigger Derek gets in the …

The future is now for Pittsburgh's defense

Injuries have forced the Penguins to play without their entire top-four on defense. Thanks to an impressive collection of youngsters, they're still winning hockey games.<p>Through the first three months of the 2013-14 season the Pittsburgh Penguins have had their top-four defensemen (Kris Letang, Paul …

24 Pictures Of The Olympic Flame's Trip Around, Over, And Under Russia

The trip has not always gone smoothly.

Being gay in Sochi

In 2013, Fighting Controversy Dominated Hockey Headlines. | SportsonEarth.com

How do you describe a January-to-December year in hockey? Not very easily, because hockey's season just doesn't conform to the Gregorian calendar.<p>Read more on www.sportsonearth.com

Olympic rules for protesting against Russia's anti-gay laws clarified

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made it clear to nations competing in February's Winter Games in Sochi that athletes will be free to speak out against Russia's controversial anti-gay laws, as long as they do so away from accredited areas.<p>The British Olympic Association (BOA) said it …

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers shares practice reps with Matt Flynn

Rodgers practiced on a limited basis on Wednesday.<p>Packers starter Aaron Rodgers has not been cleared to play, but he did practice Wednesday in a limited role. He also threw the ball some during the portion of practice open to the media, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rodgers is still …

Wayne Rooney Injury: Updates on Manchester United Star's Status and Return

<b>Updates from Saturday, Dec. 21</b><p>Wayne Rooney returned to Manchester United's first team as the Red Devils beat West Ham 3-1.<p>United's official Twitter account reported the news:<p>Confirmed #mufc team vs West Ham: De Gea Rafael Smalling Evans Evra Valencia Jones Cleverley Januzaj Welbeck Rooney.— …

Injuries aren't slowing down Penguins

NEW YORK -- To say the Pittsburgh Penguins are hampered by injuries would be an understatement of epic proportions. "Decimated" seems a bit more …

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Aaron Rodgers still not cleared

The Green Bay Packers will proceed with Aaron Rodgers in the same manner they did last week.<p>Whether the outcome regarding the quarterback's playing …

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Obama sending gay athletes to Sochi as Harper says he'll skip Olympics

In a pointed snub to Russia's macho President Vladimir Putin over the Kremlin's harsh homophobic policies, the U.S. Olympic delegation to Sochi will include a pair of openly gay athletes: Caitlin Cahow, the Harvard-educated, Olympic women's hockey medalist and tennis legend Billie Jean King.<p>It's …

2013's Most Amazing Sports Photos

2013 was a year of impossibilities come true — from a 64-year-old’s swim to Florida from Cuba to a football win fought out in eight inches of snow. Elsewhere, a bitter rivalry plays out, and the World Series brings a community together after tragedy. Ahead, find out top 10 sports moments of</i> …

FIFA Club World Cup 2013: Updated Fixture Schedule and Prediction Ahead of Final

This year's FIFA Club World Cup brought together some of the globe's current footballing success stories, with clubs from Europe, Africa, Asia, Australasia and America all competing for worldwide recognition.<p>However, only Bayern Munich and minnows Raja Casablanca are left in the running for the …