Olympic medals will be won today in ladies' downhill skiing, ladies' and men's cross-country skiing, men's 1,000-meter speed skating, ladies' 500-meter speed skating, and the men's snowboarding halfpipe.
02/17/2010 09:49 am
Has modern warfare given US presidents too much power?
02/16/2010 10:30 am
Curling kicks off today's schedule with 11 matches, along with competition in US men's and women's hockey, snowboarding, biathlon, luge, speed skating, and figure skating. Alpine skiing has been postponed.
02/16/2010 10:24 am
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.
02/14/2010 03:40 pm
One poll circulating in the British press showed that 78 percent of women surveyed would most treasure a love letter or poem. In China, while11.3 percent of respondents said some sort of handmade gift is their favorite, an equal 11 percent reported a preference for diamond jewelry.
02/12/2010 02:46 pm
UN undersecretary-general Lynn Pascoe said today that North Korea is 'not eager to return to six-party talks,' but others say Kim Jong-il appears ready for renewed dialogue.
02/12/2010 11:05 am
At the athletes' village in Whistler, the world's best athletes make a bee-line for MacDonald's.
02/11/2010 03:36 pm
Why Americans are getting more conservative about affairs, but seem willing to accept them in their own marriages.
02/11/2010 02:15 pm
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With the prospect for direct peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians bleak, US peace negotiator George Mitchell is pushing for "proximity" talks that would see him or an aide shuttling between the two sides.
02/09/2010 02:01 pm