Get Alerts »
Safest fish to eat, fish to avoid
2014: Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen wins the 13th Winter Olympics medal of his career, breaking the record set by retired Norwegian cross-country skier Bjorn Daehlie, who won 12 medals from 1992 through 1998. Bjoerndalen earned the medal as part of the gold-medal winning Norwegian team in the biathlon mixed relay, his second medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Rescuers reach the Donner Party, Edison patents the phonograph, the Soviet Union launches the Mir space station, and Fidel Castro resigns as Cuban president, all on this day.
A former civilian defense contractor is being sentenced to seven years and three months for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and keeping classified documents at his Honolulu home.
Sounding as much like a Western leader as a Middle Eastern one, Iran's president is denouncing ISIS in strong terms, but even in firm opposition he's hardly embracing the U.S.-led military effort intent on destroying the extremist group.
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.