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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.
Tech firms vie to protect personal data, profits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits.
Western envoys go to Kiev hoping to defuse crisis
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Top Western diplomats headed to Kiev Tuesday to try to defuse a standoff 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.
More snow forecast for DC area and Appalachians
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government workers and students in the DC area were told to stay home Tuesday as the region braced for another round of snow just a few days after some parts already got several inches.