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MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Midwest is in the midst of a raging snowstorm. The winter weather is delaying thousands of flights, knocking out power and making driving hazardous. The storm is expected to move east and dump up to 16 inches of fresh snow on parts of New England which are still digging out from a blizzard early last week.

BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection in the federal trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is suspended Monday because of an expected snowstorm. Around a foot of snow is forecast. Proceedings are scheduled to resume Tuesday. They also were postponed during last week's blizzard. More than 100 prospective jurors have been questioned.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has arrested a man who climbed a bicycle rack outside the White House grounds this afternoon. He's been charged with unlawful entry. The agency says the incident happened at a temporary bike rack on Pennsylvania Avenue. The rack is set back from the White House fence, making it unlikely that anyone could use it to get over.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified a husband and wife who were airlifted to a Portland hospital after a fall on Mount Hood. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says 43-year-old Michelle Carlson of Portland suffered two broken ankles and her husband — 39-year-old Brian Carlson — broke a leg. A third climber had minor injuries and was not hospitalized.

ATLANTA (AP) — Celebrities are offering their support and prayers for Whitney Houston's 21-year-old daughter who is being treated at an Atlanta-area hospital after she was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub in a townhome on Saturday. La Toya Jackson tweeted: "Let's All Send Love Light & Prayers to Bobbi Kristina Brown!" There's no word on Brown's condition.

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