Laughing Jean Saubert of Lakeview, Ore., winner of Silver and Bronze Medals in the Slalom Skiing events, carries the United States flag in the closing ceremonies of the ninth Winter Olympics at Innsbruck, Austria on Feb. 9, 1964. More than 11,000 spectators jammed into the Ice Stadium to wat…
Bob Cochran of Richmond, Vermont, swoops down Mt. Eniwa at Sapporo, Japan, Feb. 6, 1972, during a training run for the downhill event of the Winter Olympics. His time of 1:55.78 was fifth best of the day. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)
Fans of the U.S. ice hockey team whoop it up outside the stadium in Lake Placid, N.Y., Feb. 24, 1980, after the American team defeated Finland, 3-2, to win its first Olympic hockey gold medal since 1960. (AP Photo)
Phile Mahre from Vakima, wash, center, is flanked by his twin brother Steve, left, and French skier Didier Bouvet in the podium on Mt. Bjelasnica, on Sunday, Feb. 19, 1984 in Sarajevo after the men's special slalom event, the last alpine competition on the last day of the XIV Winter Olympic …
Members of the U.S. 1948 Winter Olympic speed skating team limber up during a practice session in preparation for the forthcoming Olympics, Jan. 21, 1948, St. Moritz, Switzerland. Left to right are Art Seaman, of South Minneapolis, Minn., Ken Henry, Chicago, Ill., Richard Solem, of Minn.; So…
The American Olympic men's ski team, left to right: William Beck, Bill Bueck, David Lawrence, Jack Nagel, Emile Allais, John Herbert, Verne Goodwin, Darrell Robinson, Brooks Dodge, and Jack Reddish pose together on the slopes, Jan. 27, 1952 at St. Anton, Austria. (AP Photo/Hans Von Nolde)
Opening ceremonies take place for the XIV Winter Olympics in Sarajevo's Kosevo stadium Feb. 8, 1984.(AP Photo)
A North Ossetian Interior Ministry officer watches a column of Russian armored vehicles moving towards Chechnya at a checkpoint 19 miles Northeast of Vladikavkaz on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 1994. Russian officials issued their first casualty report, saying nine servicemen were killed and 14 wounded…
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states
were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile,
heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church
steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.
DEAR ABBY: As a fire officer, I have seen far too many families
fall victim to home fires. It is devastating to find out that a
life could have been saved if someone had taken the simple step of
replacing a dead smoke- alarm battery. Nearly 96 percent of
American homes have at least one smok…
The Dow shot up nearly 200 points on Thursday, continuing to
flirt with 10,000 on news that the gross domestic product grew 3.5
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Eddie the Eagle will be back in
Canada but he won't be doing any flying.
WASHINGTON — The painful recession that gripped the U.S. economy
the past two years appears to be over, as the economy grew at a
healthy 3.5 percent annual rate from July through September and
seems on track to maintain steady, if somewhat subdued, growth.
DENVER — An early blast of winter that blanketed some Western
states with heavy snow slowly worked its way out of Colorado and
pushed into Nebraska Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions to the
eastern plains and causing treacherous roads, closed schools and
hundreds of canceled flights.
After he went 35-0 to win the 2006 NCAA wrestling championship,
Nate Gallick earned a sociology degree at Iowa State and got on