The U.S. president urged the world to carry on his legacy.
Weapons watchdog receives Nobel Peace Prize
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday.
Snow blankets U.S. East; Washington offices, many schools closed
Fresh winter snow moved into the U.S. mid-Atlantic region on Tuesday, shutting schools and offices in the nation's capital and elsewhere as the mid-section of the country remained in the grip of Arctic air that showed no signs of easing. From 2 to 8 inches of snow was forecast to fall from northern Virginia, across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and into southern New England, Brian Korty, meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) said in a forecast. "What we really have is a fast but generally weak storm system moving across the mid-Atlantic region," said Korty. Federal government offices in the Washington, D.C., area were shut on Tuesday, according to the Office of Personnel Management said.
Oregon football player suspended for snowball fight
AP Interview: Egypt's Moussa defends draft charter
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's best known diplomat said Tuesday that a constitution drafted by a 50-member panel he chaired offered unprecedented guarantees for democracy, individual freedoms and gender equality.
Ukrainian president to seek protesters' release
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president says he will ask the country's general prosecutor to find a way to release some of the demonstrators who were arrested in recent protests, in a bid to defuse the country's tensions.