Close to 100 world leaders and 80,000 South Africans will gather at a stadium in Soweto.
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.
Recalling life under apartheid in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — My mother was furious. The operators of the gas station in rural, racist South Africa had taken her money to fill the car, but would not give her the key to the toilets. They were for whites only.
More snow forecast for mid-Atlantic, Appalachians
Another round of snow is in the forecast for the mid-Atlantic region, just in time for the morning commute.
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.