WATCH LIVE: Some 100 heads of state join tens of thousands of South Africans.
Cold, ice grip U.S. as more snow to blanket East
A deadly winter storm kept a tight grip on much of the United States on Monday as cold, snow and ice spread across the East Coast, snarling traffic and knocking out power to thousands. As much as 5 inches of snow were forecast for Monday night into Tuesday and much of the area from Virginia to coastal New England were under winter weather advisories, the National Weather Service (NWS) said in a forecast. Bitter Arctic air in the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains is expected to persist through Wednesday, with the coldest weather extending from the Nevada-Utah region into Minnesota, the NWS said. "I don't think things are going to warm up any time soon," said Bruce Sullivan, an NWS meteorologist.
Newtown: Stay away on anniversary
"Please respect our need to be alone," a Newtown official told the media on Monday.
Economic experiment shows limits of NKorean change
RAJIN, North Korea (AP) — Many of the ways in which this dusty, windswept area differs from most of North Korea are easiest to see at night.
Pa. students' robotic arm can make you stronger
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds.
Local leaders planning for climate effects
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.