US parachutists attend a training session as part of the 'Cope Tiger 2010' joint Air Force exercise over Lop Buri province in Thailand, on March 3. About 1,600 soldiers from three countries, Thailand, the US, and Singapore, are participating in the two-week exercise.
Vancouver Olympics correspondents Christa Case Bryant and Mark Sappenfield chronicle the Top 12 highlights: including Joannie Rochette's courage, US vs. Canada hockey, and Petra Majdic racing with broken ribs.
BODE THE KID: Alpine skiing aficionado or not, you couldn’t help being impressed by Miller barreling down Whistler Creekside with abandon – just as he did as a tyke on the cold, shady slopes of New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain. His Neopolitan medal grab here – gold, silver, and bronze – fueled an historic momentum on the US team, which topped its all-time haul of five medals with eight here.
The Hawaii tsunami turned out to be more bark than bite as the tsunami warning for Hawaii has been lifted.
How has the US become better prepared to forecast tsunamis?
Evacuation efforts have begun in Hawaii because of a tsunami warning that was issued following a massive earthquake in Chile.
A Swedish fan attends the men's hockey game between Sweden and Finland on Feb. 21 at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
The sun rises on a cold winter morning in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Feb. 21.
Vancouver Olympics medals have an undulating pattern meant to evoke Canada's terrain. Others say it resembles a microwaved frisbee or a warped old music record.
Joannie Rochette, who stuck to her decision to compete, felt as though her mother was present as she skated to Olympic bronze, said Rochette's boyfriend, ice dancer Guillaume Gfeller. Rochette's mother passed on suddenly this week.