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RYAN MILLER PRANK CALL: MSNBC Apologizes, Interviews Real US Olympic Hockey Goalie (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MSNBC was duped Friday during a phone interview with a person claiming to be Ryan Miller, the goalie for the U.S. Olympic hockey team. During a li...

Criminy! I Forgot to Celebrate Black History Month Again

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

I would like to extend a sincere apology for forgetting Black History Month yet again. I don't know why this seems to happen every year, but I'm always filled with regret that I didn't do any celebrating.

'Boner' Dead, Suicide: Andrew Koenig, 'Growing Pains' Actor, Body Found

AP | JAIME ARON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Former "Growing Pains" actor Andrew Koenig was found dead Thursday in a wooded area of a sprawling downtown park w...

Vancouver: Canada in Miniature?

Frances McInnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Frances McInnis

I guess it's not surprising that Colbert made a point that much of the NBC coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics has failed to broach: that stereotypes of Canada don't necessarily apply to Vancouver.

'Eurotrash': Mike Milbury Calls Russia Olympic Hockey Team 'Euro-Trash' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mike Milburry called Russia's Olympic hockey team "euro-trash" during a broadcast Wednesday evening from Vancouver. The disappointed NBC sportscast...

What Can the Olympics Teach Us?

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

While many of us are rooting for our country, the real magic of the Olympics is bigger than any athlete or country. Here are some of the most important elements and lessons of the Olympics.

Olympic Hockey Heaven

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Hockey's national profile in the U.S. is most revived only during the Olympics, when its stars reappear on the world stage and shine with elan and effort.

A Closer Look At The Olympic Opening Ceremonies Poem

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

In its list of the best and worst of the Olympic opening ceremonies, EW picked as its worst "The collective groan heard throughout living rooms in America when we found out we were about to hear spoken word."

Another Olympics Security Breach? Man Threatening to Jump Now in Custody

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jack Hidary

This is no Olympic sport. Here in Vancouver from midjight to 2:45am this Saturday morning, a man high up on a construction crane was threatening to jump off. The crane is located right next to the Olympic cauldren and the main media center.

Stephen Colbert Makes, Slices Sandwich With Speed Skate At Vancouver Games (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

After he and his viewers bailed out the cash-strapped U.S. Olympic speedskating team to the tune of $300,000 when their previous sponsor DSB went unde...

Vail tops list of bidders for Intrawest's Whistler Blackcomb

The Globe and Mail | Andrew Willis and Boyd Erman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

s skiers fly down Whistler's slopes, a leading U.S. resort company is making a play for ownership control of the prized Whistler Blackcomb mountain, s...

Stephen Colbert in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Eyes&Ears | Alex Firmani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Stephen Colbert, an official member of the U.S. Olympic Speedskating team, taped his first Olympics-themed episode of "The Colbert Report" in Vancouve...

Biden Security Breach: Obsessed Man Bypasses Vice President's Security

CTV News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A mentally ill man with a homemade security pass was able to get within metres of U.S. Vice President during a security breach at the Opening Ceremony...

Donald Trump Points To Snow Storms, Calls For Al Gore To Be Stripped Of Nobel Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Donald Trump wants the Nobel Committee to strip former Vice President Al Gore of his Nobel Peace Prize. The New York Post reports that the billiona...

Does British Columbia Only Want White Tourists?

Mike Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Barber

We like to think of ourselves as a country that is very diverse and multicultural, but the truth is we are more ethnocentric than we want to admit.

Peggy Fleming Hurt In Joe Biden Motorcade Crash

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Figure skating great Peggy Fleming and former bobsled champion Vonetta Flowers sustained minor injuries Sunday in ...

World's Most Livable Cities: 2010 Economist Intelligence Unit Rankings (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In case the Olympics weren't drawing enough attention to city of Vancouver, this year's Economist Intelligence Unit's list of the world's most livable...

Olympics Protest in Vancouver: SLIDESHOW

HuffPost Eyes&Ears | Alex Firmani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Protestors lined the streets in Vancouver today, disrupting the path of the Olympic torch and forcing it to reroute. Protestors gathered for different...

Lindsey Vonn Injury To Be Tested On

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Before the Olympics even start, Lindsey Vonn has gone from a favorite to win multiple medals to a question mark of...

Winter Weather Headlines Drudge Won't Dare Touch

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Matt Drudge and the right-wing media have refused to acknowledge the big pre-Winter Olympics story out of Vancouver: a shortage of snow thanks to an historic January heat wave.

Which Colorado Olympians Will You Be Following In Vancouver? (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

With the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver just around the corner, we decided to a look at Colorado's impressive list of Olympic athletes. Will you...

Vancouver's Games: Gayest Olympics Ever

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Richmond

People are saying it will be the gayest Olympics ever. But the fact remains that being gay is illegal in 14 of the countries participating and in two, homosexual acts are punishable by death.

Green News Report -- February 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: 'Snowpocalypse' in Washington, D.C., but snow-less in Vancouver for the Winter Olympics; Toyota...

Winter Olympics LIVE: 2010 Vancouver Games On Twitter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Follow the 2010 Winter Olympics LIVE with our Twitter lists below, as the Games take place in Vancouver, Canada, from Feb. 12 to Feb. 28, 2010. Our c...

Climate Change Plus West Coast = Climatopia?

Kim Cranston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kim Cranston

The west coast of North America may increasingly be one of the most habitable, "green," and economically vibrant regions in North America and the planet.