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World remembers: Torrential rains couldn’t stop huge crowds from flocking to a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg today. Tens of thousands of South Africans, dozens of presidents and prime ministers and celebrities were all packed into the same place: a stadium to honor Mandela; the same stadium where Mandela made his final public appearance. Dignitaries from around the world arrived in the city to pay tribute. With 91 heads of state attending, security was tight.


Staying cold: For the many people dealing with frigid weather, you will have to get used to it. Temperatures in storm-stricken parts of the United States are expected to stay about 10 to 20 degrees below normal for the rest of the week, the National Weather Service said. That’s not good news for the East Coast. But not just there; snow is expected all over. One place hoping for good news is Nevada. Two adults and four children went to play Sunday in the snow and never returned. They were still missing early Tuesday. Rescue teams are searching a mountainous area of Nevada for the missing group.


Not so fast: With the ink barely dry on the historic nuclear deal with Iran, it seems as though it could be in peril. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators say they are working on a plan to add new sanctions on Iran. This move is a nonstarter with Iran, and it goes against the White House. In order to get Iran to agree with the nuclear deal last month, the White House had pushed to ease sanctions. What is at stake is huge. Last month, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program in exchange for an easing of economic sanctions that have crippled its economy. World leaders hope the six-month deal will pave the way to a long-term guarantee that Iran won’t produce nuclear weapons

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