Nearly 100 world leaders are joining 95,000 South Africans at a Johannesburg stadium.
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.
Western envoys go to Kiev hoping to defuse crisis
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Top Western diplomats headed to Kiev Tuesday to try to defuse a stand-off between President Viktor Yanukovych's government and thousands of demonstrators, following a night in which police in riot gear dismantled protesters' encampments outside government buildings.
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.