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BOSTON (AP) — A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston, the rest of eastern Massachusetts and parts of Long Island on Tuesday, delivering wind gusts topping 75 mph, but it failed to live up to the hype farther south in Philadelphia and New York City, which canceled its travel ban amid better-than-expected weather conditions.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he led an array of current and former U .S. statesmen in paying respects following the death of King Abdullah.
Oswiecim (Poland) (AFP) - 14:41 GMT - Survivors - Elderly Auschwitz survivors sit among world leaders, many wearing swatches of striped blue cloth of the kind used for prison uniforms at the death camp. 14:38 GMT - Dignitaries - Dignitaries at the ceremony include Belgium's King Philip I, French President Francois Hollande, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands. 14:37 GMT - Pope tweets - "Auschwitz cries out with the pain of immense suffering and pleads for a future of respect, peace and encounter among peoples," Pope Francis tweets.