East Coast digs out: The workweek has begun, but crews are still scrambling to clear roads of the snow from the weekend’s big blizzard. Federal government offices in Washington are closed, as are plenty of schools up and down the coast. Hundreds of flights were canceled Monday, and Amtrak is offering fewer trains along the northeast corridor. At least 31 people have died as a result of the snowstorm, the AP reported.
A fallen explorer: Henry Worsley has died of exhaustion and dehydration during an attempt to cross Antarctica unaided, 30 miles short of his goal. The former British army officer was 55. He had traversed 900 miles of the continent.
The standoff in Oregon: It’s still happening. Ammon Bundy continues to meet with federal agents, three weeks after he led an armed group to take over a national wildlife refuge in the state.
Just days to go: The Iowa caucuses are one week away. The Democratic candidates will appeal to voters during a town-hall-style event tonight in Iowa.