10 things to know for Monday, Dec. 9: The storm that won't end
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
As world leaders, including President Barack Obama, begin to arrive for a service in Johannesburg on Tuesday, the civil-rights campaigner's life is being memorialized across the country and world.
Snow, freezing rain and sleet forced the cancellation of thousands of flights nationwide and threatens a messy morning commute for those across the northeast corridor.
Democrats are ready to muscle through the president's choices for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs, but Republicans retain enough power to slow the appointments.
Thailand's prime minister announces she will dissolve the lower house of Parliament and asks for early voting in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis.
Chuck Hagel arrived early today for meetings with the nation's prime minister and military leaders, hoping to further repair a strained relationship between Washington and Islamabad.
A day after massive protests, authorities in full riot gear move into the center of Kiev where opposition activists have been occupying a city administration building and a central square.
North Korea acknowledges that it has purged the country's second most powerful official, accusing him of corruption, drug use, womanizing and leading a "dissolute and depraved life."
A 22-year-old woman accused of killing her new husband, who fell to his death on a cliff in Montana's Glacier National Park, faces charges in federal court.
A cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold makes its U.S. debut on the streets Manhattan.
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock, opera star Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine also receive the nation's highest award for arts and culture.