Termed as the worst winter storm in decades, a frigid air mass has blanketed nearly two-thirds of America in sub-zero temperatures. A collection of pictures from a country that has gone into virtual hibernation. Photos and text: AP
Thousands from areas like Syria, Libya, Iraq and West Africa have left their homes, belongings and livelihoods to embark on potentially dangerous and mostly illegal journeys across the sea. A look at the current situation.