Two US Ski Team members, Ronnie Berlack and Bryce Astle were killed Monday when their group apparently set off an avalanche in the Austrian Alps. Berlack and Astle were preparing to race on the top-level World Cup and had Olympic aspirations.
Missoni founder dies: The patriarch of the iconic fashion brand of zigzag-patterned knitwear, Ottavio Missoni, passed on. The Missoni fashions have a reputation for wearability and for surviving many seasons of changing fashion whims
An agreement approved Monday by Serbia and Kosovo will put an official end to 1990s genocidal conflict. It also serves as a model for ending other conflicts driven by ethnic, religious, and land disputes.