Canada beat the USA, 3-2, in a women's hockey preliminary round match. The same old problem endures – both teams are much better than everyone else – but there are subtle signs of progress.
US skater Shani Davis finished eighth in the 1,000-meter speedskating event in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Dutch skaters continue to dominate, taking 10 of 15 medals in speedskating events so far.
Norway and Canada continued to dominate the medal tally on Tuesday while the US experienced setbacks at the halfpipe and on the cross-country course.
Geologists working in Canada's Kooteay National Park have found a treasure trove of fossils that could rival that found in the celebrated Burgess Shale.
Canada added a pair of gold medals and a silver to tie the Netherlands for the most gold medals on Day 3 of the Sochi Olympic Games.
Amanda Kessel when asked by a reporter to describe her goals said: 'I can't really remember them all.'
On the first day when Olympic medals were awarded, Norway led the gold medal count, and took home medals in the women's skiathlon, the men's biathlon, and slopestyle snowboarding.
US moguls skier Hannah Kearney finished third to Canada's Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe. Hannah Kearney was trying to become the first woman to go back-to-back in 22-year history of Olympic moguls.
Of the new books coming in February, here are the 10 that ranked highest with the Monitor's book critics.
Team USA is favored to top the Sochi Olympics medal count in large part because America has innovated a unique Olympic ecosystem that thrives without a penny of federal money.