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Gold medalist Shaun White, flanked by Australia and Japan. Photo: Cameron Spencer / Getty Images

As the sixth day in Pyeongchang winds down, the United States sits fifth in the overall medal table — with four gold, one silver and two bronze — and third in the gold medal count. All four U.S. golds have been won in snowboarding events. The Netherlands has the most medals overall — with 11 — including five golds.

The latest: The American men's hockey team will make its Pyeongchang debut at 7:10 a.m. against Slovenia.

Medal winners...

  • Chloe Kim, 17, won the women's snowboarding halfpipe, and Shaun White, 31, won the men's snowboarding halfpipe. It was White's third gold in the event, going back to the 2006 Games in Turin, and he's now the first three-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder in history.
  • Over the weekend, Red Gerard, 17, and Jamie Anderson, 27, each won gold in the men's and women's slopestyle final, respectively. Arielle Gold, 21, picked up bronze in the women's halfpipe.
  • Chris Mazdzer picked up silver in the men's luge final — a Team USA first — and figure skating won a team bronze.

1 cold thing: American skiing phenom Mikaela Shiffrin might be forced to drop out of one of her alpine events after more weather delays — thanks to Pyeongchang's bitter cold and wind — cost her an off day in between events, per the NYT.

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Why it matters: "California is experiencing its worst drought since the late 1800s, as measured by both lack of precipitation and high temperatures," per a statement from the governor's office. This past August was the driest and hottest one on record, "and the water year that ended last month was the second driest on record," the statement added.

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The latest: The lawmakers initially said Bolsonaro should be charged with mass homicide and genocide, but lawmakers updated the report to replace these recommendations with the new charge, its lead author, Sen. Renan Calheiros, told the NYT.

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North Korean state media announced that a detected ballistic missile launch off its east coast on Tuesday was a newly developed weapon test-fired from a submarine.

Why it matters: Pyongyang's latest in a series of recent missile launches into the sea happened hours after U.S. officials emphasized their commitment to restart negotiations on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, which have stalled since talks broke down during the Trump administration, AP notes.