Pakistan mourns: The country observed a national day of mourning for the 21 people killed in the militant attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, where students were targeted with automatic weapons.
Putin implicated: A British inquiry into the 2006 death of Alexander Litvinenko has found that the former Russian spy was likely murdered on the orders of the Russian president. Litvinenko, who worked for MI6, Britain's main foreign intelligence service, died from radioactive poisoning in London after meeting with two Russian agents whom the report says were acting on behalf of the FSB, the security service that succeeded the KGB. Update: More here.
Storm approaches: The snowstorm headed for the East Coast this weekend is currently swirling over the Plains. The storm is expected to bring blizzard conditions and dump up to 2 feet of snow on cities along the coast, particularly Washington, D.C., where it started snowing last night, leading to this:
Even Washington’s most important resident was not spared:
Took 1:12 for presidential motorcade to crawl its way back to the WH on snow-slicked roads from @AndrewsAirForce. Usually takes :25 mins.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) January 21, 2016