At least 1,100 people have been evacuated from Homs, a city that has been under siege for nearly three years during Syria's civil war. But twice as many are still left in the city, either too sick or scared to leave. And a UN official says those evacuated are often just "a bag of bones.
The Syrian war has changed in its three years. The Free Syrian Army forces that were attacking the Assad regime and its government soldiers are now locked in battle with Islamic fighters, who were once their allies. PBS Frontline journalist Muhammad Ali slipped across the Syrian border to report on this "second front" in Syria.
A Swiss vote to bring back strict immigration quotas for Europeans is drawing criticism from France, Germany, and others in the European Union. But it is being praised by nationalist parties in Europe, too.
As the Syrian war continues, hope is waning in the refugee camps in neighboring countries. Some Syrians who fled to Turkey are now heading into Bulgaria to start new lives. And Bulgarians are growing weary and wary of welcoming them.
Luge racing is odd enough, as athletes fly down an icy tunnel on their backs on a tiny sled. Now, line up three sleds and a touchpad at the finish line and you get the luge relay, debuting at this winter Olympics.
Gulnara Karimova is the daughter of the leader of Uzbekistan, a pop-star, a businesswoman and even a diplomat. But now she, it seems, is locked in a power struggle. And the drama is playing out on Twitter.