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Obama's 2nd State Dinner: Viva Mexico!

Calderon the guest of honor at White House shindig

(Newser) - White House staffers kept a very close eye on the guest list as the Obamas hosted Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife at the second state dinner of the Obama presidency last night. No gatecrashers slipped through this time, and one assistant secretary of state was actually sent home... More »

American Shani Davis Takes Speedskating Gold

Turin winner defends his title in 1,000 meters

(Newser) - Shani Davis won his second consecutive gold medal in men's 1,000-meter speedskating tonight at the Vancouver Olympics. Davis, 27, defended the title he won 4 years ago in Turin, when he became the first African-American to win an individual gold medal at the Winter Games. Mo Tae-bum of South... More »

Big Day Lies Ahead for USA Stars

Davis, White, Vonn, Ohno all competing tody

(Newser) - Today is the biggest day yet for American contenders at Vancouver 2010 and headliners hope to boost the country's already impressive medal haul. Speedskater Shani Davis is aiming for gold in the 1,000 meters and snowboarder Shaun White will compete in the halfpipe. Lindsey Vonn is skiiing in the... More »

DVR-Worthy Olympic Moments

Speed skating, hockey and Tanith Belbin makes Esquire list

(Newser) - If, like many, your interest in the Vancouver Games is lukewarm (kinda like the weather keeping the ski slopes snow-free), Esquire provides a list of the don’t-miss Olympic moments. Some highlights:
  • Friday: Opening ceremonies. Vancouver’s spending less than half the $100 million Beijing did in 2008. Or you
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Vancouver 2010: Cold Weather, Hot Guys

Sure, they're bundled up, but use your imagination

(Newser) - Not into sports? There are plenty of other reason to watch the Winter Olympics, according to the ladies at The Frisky . Click the link for a complete list of the hottest guys of the Vancouver Games. More »

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