Other News: Winter Weather 'Slams South'; Some Violence In Sudan

January 10, 2011

Mark Memmott

While we continue to monitor developments in Arizona concerning Saturday's deadly shooting at an event being held by Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, there are other headlines to note:

-- "Winter Weather Slams South With Snow, Icy Roads": "Stranded vehicles littered roadsides Monday as several inches of snow and sleet coated Atlanta and other parts of the South, freezing the morning commute in many areas and canceling thousands of flights at the world's busiest airport. Sleet, ice and several inches of snow -- as much as 9 inches in some places --  blanketed states from Louisiana to the Carolinas mostly unaccustomed to arctic weather and caused at least three deaths and left thousands without power." (The Associated Press)

Related story by the Boston Globe: "Forecasters Say Mass. To Get A Foot Of Snow."

-- "Thousands Vote In Southern Sudan As Violence Flares In Disputed Region." (CNN)

-- "U.S. Says Sanctions Hurt Iran Nuclear Program." (The New York Times)

-- "DuPont To Purchase Danisco For $5.8 Billion." (The Associated Press)

-- "Dick Winters Dies: WWII Hero Commanded 'Band of Brothers'." (The Washington Post's Post Mortem blog) Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.