Oscar Pistorius buries his head in his hand as he listens to cross questioning, in the second week of his trial, about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 10, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend  Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu, Pool)

Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony

Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he fatally shot.…
Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, center, waves to people during a rally in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday March 9, 2014. Khodorkovsky, addressing a crowd on the square where demonstrators rose up against Ukraine's Moscow-backed president, said on Sunday Russia had been complicit in police violence against the protesters. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Khodorkovsky backs Ukraine’s new leaders

The man who was once Russia's most famous prisoner says Russia is ruining its longstanding friendship with Ukraine by its aggressive and pro-separatist actions in Crimea.…
Michelle Picard of the United States (23) skates back to the bench after Canada scored in overtime to win the women's gold medal ice hockey game 3-2 at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Canada women beat US

The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and coming to rest in front of the crease.…
Activists have a rest at the burning barricades, on the side of bloody clashes close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Medic: 70 protesters killed, 500 wounded in Kiev

Tossing firebombs, protesters advanced upon police lines Thursday in Ukraine's embattled capital. Government snipers shot back, killing at least 70 people and wounding hundreds of others, according to a protest doctor.…
AP10ThingsToSee - In this picture made with a fisheye lens, South Korean speedskaters practice at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Photos: A week of top AP photos

This week's collection includes a couple walking along a frozen river in Moscow on Valentine's day and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry taking a selfie in Jakarta.…
FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2011 file photo, a man skies at the biathlon venue for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, east of Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)

After Sochi, what’s next for Winter Olympics?

The sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future Winter Games is clear: Can anyone — should anyone — try to top that?…
Raniero Mancinelli shows a cardinal's skull cap in his tailor shop in Rome, Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope’s simple style influencing cardinal fashion

No glitzy gold, no rich velvet, no regal fur. Pope Francis' pared down papal wardrobe of sensible black shoes and a white cassock so thin you can see his black trousers through it is a perfect fit for his call for simplicity and humility among his clergy. …
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, center, and Maria Alekhina, left, arrive for a press conference while followed by a person in a chicken costume protesting the punk group - who have feuded with Vladmir Putin's government for years - Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Pussy Riot presents Sochi punk video

Russian punk band Pussy Riot ended their stay in the Olympic city of Sochi on Thursday by posting a video criticizing the Winter Games and President Vladimir Putin.…
Monuments to Kiev's founders burn as anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest,  Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked the large opposition camp in Ukraine's capital on Tuesday that has been the center of nearly three months of anti-government protests after at least nine people were killed in street clashes. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Violence rages in streets of Kiev

Thousands of police are doing battle with some 20,000 anti-government protesters in the capital of Ukraine, as more than three months of protests reach a crisis point.…