Both Canada and the US broke long losing streaks Sunday. The US won its first-ever medal in Nordic combined. Canada won its first-ever gold on home soil. But which was a bigger deal?
Johnny Spillane's silver is the first US medal in Nordic combined skiing since the inaugural 1924 Winter Olympics. The US fourth and sixth place, too, makes this the most dominant team performance by any country in a quarter of a century.
Johnny Spillane won silver in Sunday's Nordic combined race – the first-ever medal for the US in Nordic combined. Americans Todd Lodwick and Bill Demong finished 4th and 6th.
Adm. Mike Mullen and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kicked off an eight-nation swing Sunday through the Middle East. The focus of the trip? Iran's nuclear ambitions.
After the Nordic combined jumping round this morning, Todd Lodwick and Johnny Spillane are standing in second and fourth position going into the 10 km cross-country portion this afternoon.
Two Greenpeace activists in Japan face up to 10 years in prison for tactics used in exposing black market sales of whale meat. Anti-whaling groups hope Monday's trial helps turn Japanese public opinion against the whale harvest.
American software tycoon Larry Ellison won the America’s Cup yacht race Sunday, using the latest technology to bring the cup back to the US for the first time in 15 years.
Sunday's Winter Olympic's schedule includes women's ice hockey (US vs. China), luge, speed skating, Nordic combined, biathlon, freestyle skiing, and figure skating.
US and Afghan troops moved towards the center of the Taliban stronghold of Marjah today despite encountering fierce sniper fire and mine fields. Sixty percent of the front-line forces are Afghan troops.
Saturday's bombing of the German bakery in Pune will test the resolve of Indian leaders to restart talks with Pakistan later this month. And does American David Headley have a connection to the Pune bombing, ask investigators.
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Hannah Kearney won gold over Canada's Jenn Heil in the moguls competition on the first full day of competition at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.
A big crowd of Swedes turned out at the Whistler Olympic Park to watch Helena Jonsson, Sweden's most popular athlete and a fan of Desperate Housewives, ski and shoot today.
Five elite lugers said Saturday that they were OK with competing the day after Nodar Kumaritashvili's death. But they don't like using the women's start, though it made the track safer. Their comments show how deeply danger is sewn into the fabric of the Winter Olympics.
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One day after Nodar Kumaritashvili's fatal crash on the luge track, officials have made several modifications to the run, including the men's starting point.
Lugers will race for gold at the Winter Olympics Saturday, after an investigation that resulted in two additional safety measures for the track. But debate is likely to continue over the Whistler track.
The opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Winter Olympics were most memorable when they highlighted what makes Canada unique – and different from its southern neighbor.
Questions swirl around whether the track was approaching the point of being too dangerous. Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili was a skilled luger, Georgia's minister for culture and sport said Friday.
Cypress Mountain, the venue for the snowboarding and freestyle skiing events, has had to truck and fly in enough snow to fill 20 Big Bens. But organizers say it's now ready to go.