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.
Maryland joins New York as the second state to recognize same-sex marriages from other states, but not perform them.
Twelve senators so far have opted not to run again, the second-highest number of retiring senators in 75 years. Among their frustrations: the Senate's increasingly partisan climate.
Christina Dodd rests her head on the shoulder of her dad, US Sen. Christopher Dodd (D) of Connecticut, after he announced Jan. 6, that he will retire after his current term. Dodd, who served five terms, is chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and made an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 2008.
More at ease with himself than at the 2006 Olympics, US alpine skier Bode Miller put down an impressive slalom run to win gold in the men's combined event Sunday.
From Richard Nixon’s Watergate exit to “I am in control” when Ronald Reagan was shot, Gen. Haig is the only American to become proxy president twice. His own presidential aspirations landed with a thud.
The debacle in Turin turned many Americans against Bode Miller, despite his historic success in alpine skiing. Winning silver in the men's super-G Friday – along with his earlier downhill bronze – has given Americans a better measure of the skier.
At the annual CPAC in Washington, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was the early front-runner for the 2012 presidential elections.