12 February 2018, 05:14 | Taylor George
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during in Capitol Hill Washington
Mirai Nagasu leaps into history with Olympic triple axel
The axel is considered so hard because it is the only jump in which the skater takes to the air while facing forward. Nagasu, 24, was competing in the women's free skate in the team event on Monday when she landed the hard jump.
Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach then handed the podium to Moon, who declared the Olympics officially open. Abe confirmed the need for continued pressure on North Korea during a February 2 telephone call with U.S.
Washington denies rift with Seoul over inter-Korea talks
Pence and Moon took two very different diplomatic approaches to the North Korean delegation's attendance at the games in Pyeongchang .
International Space Station could be privatized under Trump administration plan
It didn't immediately propose what private enterprise might do with the station or what companies might take it over. The station allows global crews to conduct scientific research in the environment of low Earth orbit.