Shavarsh Karapetyan, 17-time world champion finswimmer, was carrying the Olympic torch Sunday in Moscow when it went out. A roadside official happened to have a Zippo lighter, and reignited the sacred flame, thus saving the Sochi Winter Games.
Zippo has since updated the cover of their Russian Facebook page, above.
- The CIA has officially—but very quietly—admitted that some allegations about its torture program were true.
- The U.S. government is suing Ferguson, Missouri, after the city tried to change a negotiated police reform settlement.
- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has dropped out of the 2016 Republican presidential race after poor results in New Hampshire 🇺🇸