PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — A tense shootout, a dazzling deke and the end of an impressive streak. The United States’ women’s hockey team beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday in a gold-medal game that claimed a spot among the Olympics’ most thrilling moments in recent memory. “They should make a movie on it,” U.S. forward Hilary Knight said. “We had all the drama and everything. It’s sort of a storybook ending to an incredible series of accomplishments.
BERLIN — German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported Tuesday that the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target with tariffs — including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon — if Washington restricts imports of aluminum and steel. The U.S. Commerce Department last week urged President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on foreign-made metals, citing national security concerns. The daily newspaper reported Tuesday the European
BERLIN — A German newspaper reports the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target — including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon — if Washington restricts imports of aluminum and steel. The U.S. Commerce Department last week urged President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on foreign-made metals, citing national security concerns. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily reported Tuesday the European Commission plans to retaliate with tariffs on U.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Yuzuru Hanyu made Olympic figure skating history with a strong — and expected — performance in the men’s free skate. Meanwhile, Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic stunned everyone, including herself, by winning the gold in the women’s super-G. On a busy Saturday at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Switzerland’s Sarah Hoefflin won the women’s slopestyle skiing event, Norway was victorious in the women’s cross-country relay,
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It was a day for all ages at the Winter Olympics. A few hours after 17-year-old Chloe Kim dominated the women’s halfpipe snowboarding final on Tuesday, 28-year-old Marcel Hirscher, a six-time overall World Cup champion, won the men’s combined at the Pyeongchang Games. Four years after being too young to make the Olympic team in Sochi despite having the talent and scores to do so, Kim performed like a seasoned veteran in South Korea. Kim put up a
WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s president on Tuesday signed legislation that outlaws blaming Poland as a nation for Holocaust crimes committed by Nazi Germany, defying both criticism from Israel and a warning from the U.S. But in a move that appeared designed to soften the impact of his decision, President Andrzej Duda said he would also ask Poland’s constitutional court to evaluate the bill — leaving open the possibility it could be amended. As written, the legislation
NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss in 6½ years. Two days of steep losses have erased the market’s gains from the start of this year and ended a period of record-setting calm for stocks. Banks fared the worst as bond yields and interest rates nosedived. Health care, technology and industrial companies all took outsize losses, and energy companies sank with oil prices. At its lowest ebb, the Dow
WARSAW, Poland — Survivors wearing striped scarves that recalled their uniforms as prisoners of Nazi Germany placed candles on the train tracks that carried people to their deaths at Auschwitz on Saturday, exactly 73 years after the Soviet army liberated the death camp in occupied Poland. On the date now commemorated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, political leaders and Jewish officials warned that the Nazi genocide must always be a reminder of the evil of which humans are