Coast Guard helicopter crashes in Utah mountains with 5 aboard; 2 seriously injured

Coast Guard helicopter crashes in Utah mountains

X Games skier in Calif. was making comeback from injury when he died on steep, rocky slope

Calif. skier sought comeback after tragic accident

Friends, Olympians mourn death of Calif. extreme skier, who fell on run at Squaw Valley

Calif. X Games skier remembered for pushing limits

X-Games skier Johnson dies after falling, hitting head while skiing steep chute in California

X-Games skier dies after fall at Calif. ski hill

Calif. X-Games skier dies of head injuries while trying run off steep cliff at Squaw Valley

X-Games skier dies after fall at Squaw Valley

Bode Miller gets silver, fellow American Weibrecht bronze in super-G; US medal count hits 20

Bode Miller leads US to silver, bronze in super-G

World’s best not just embarrassed by on-the-edge courses, they’re fearing for their safety

Even the daredevils have reason to fear Whistler

Jacobellis flubs in the snowboardcross course again, this time in semis; US hockey wins opener

Another Olympic flub by Jacobellis; US hockey wins

The podium in the mountains: snow, fog, rain; dazzling men’s hockey tourney to open on Day 5

More Olympic weather woes; hockey, curling start

Spillane wins 1st US medal in Nordic combined, Bilodeau’s gold a big breakthrough for Canada

Spillane, Bilodeau end droughts for US, Canada

Olympic track reopens with men starting lower on course, in response to athlete’s fatal crash

Olympic sliding resumes on fast track

WHISTLER, British Columbia — Olympic luge events will start farther down the track than originally planned, officials said Saturday, a decision they made with the “emotional component” of athletes in mind following the death of a Georgian competitor.

Men’s Olympic lugers will start lower on track, in response to athlete’s fatal crash

Men’s Olympic lugers will start lower on track

Georgian athletes mourn fallen teammate, adding somber note to Vancouver opening ceremony

Somber teammates honor fallen luger as games open

49 states report a dusting of snow in unusual year; Hawaii is the lone holdout

49 states dusted with snow; Hawaii’s the holdout

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The nation’s weather

The nation’s weather

A strong storm in the Pacific was forecast to bring a lot of rain to the Pacific Northwest on Saturday, particularly in Washington and Oregon.