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.
Russia decided to delay the delivery of S-300 air defense missiles to Iran a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow. The delay is expected to further strain relations between Moscow and Tehran.
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday was asked if she would move to Canada if Sarah Palin were elected president.
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.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won assurances Monday that Russia will will 'hold off' on supplying Iran with advanced S-300 air defense missiles, but it's still unlikely Russia will back sanctions against Iran, analysts say.
Adm. Mike Mullen and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kicked off an eight-nation swing Sunday through the Middle East. The focus of the trip? Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Questions swirl around whether the track was approaching the point of being too dangerous. Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili was a skilled luger, Georgia's minister for culture and sport said Friday.
Members of both parties proposed sanctions this week, saying the Obama administration isn't going far enough.
An Islamist insurgency is now spreading beyond Chechyna to the entire patchwork of republics known as the north Caucasus.