The Olympic Park is illuminated early Thursday morning, Feb. 6, 2014, in Sochi, Russia, prior to the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Photos: Athletes ready for Sochi

The athletes have arrived in Sochi, and they’re hitting the ice and snow to get in a few practice runs before the games officially begin.

People watch huge waves approaching the lighthouse outside the fishing village of Nazare, in the central coast of Portugal on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Many ports, most in in the north of the country, were closed due to the rough seas. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)

Photos: Top 10 things to see

This week’s collection includes Ukrainian opposition supporters making soup for their comrades and the Olympic rings in Sochi, Russia.

In this Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 photo, long lines of passengers wait in Concourse D of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, in Linthicum, Md., after many flights were either delayed or canceled because of a lightning strike.  (AP Photo/The Capital, Paul W. Gillespie)

FAA to examine airport towers

A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore’s main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport tower…

AP Vaccination Immunization

16 die from flu in Kansas

State health officials say 16 Kansans have died from the influenza during the current flu season.