The dramatic number of new victims is still a potential undercount, as officials continue investigating deaths that happened around the time the storm knocked out power to more than four million customers.
National Weather Service issues a winter storm warning for more than 100 million Americans living from east Texas to the East Coast state of Maryland.
A resounding victory in South Carolina has thrust Joe Biden back into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but that could all change in two days when voters go to the polls in 14 "Super Tuesday" states.
Storm-related fatalities were reported in Texas due to icy weather, in Alabama from a deadly tornado and in Louisiana, where winds were so strong that a trailer home was lifted off its foundation and carried several hundred feet.
Sanders is one of Trump's closest and most trusted White House aides and one of the few remaining on staff who worked on his campaign. But under Sanders' tenure, regular White House press briefings became a relic of the past.
Subservience to Israeli interests is stifling Americans' freedom of speech. For a country that proclaims to deeply value individual freedoms - how has it reached this point?
The bus was carrying youth football players from Tennessee. Police said most of the injured were children.
A uniformed Dallas police officer, who said she mistook a black neighbour's apartment for her own, shot him dead. Authorities are seeking manslaughter charges.
Fans from 30 countries will be able to use their smartphones to reveal characters scanned from selected stores' displays via augmented reality.
Twenty-five people were shot and three others injured in a nightclub shootup in the southern US state of Arkansas. Police say it was not an active shooter or terror-related incident.
The execution of four death row inmates, and the staying of another four others, has brought attention to the practice and its declining popularity
The US state of Arkansas killed Jack Jones and Marcel Williams back-to-back on Monday, bringing the number to three inmates executed so far in an ongoing flurry to beat a chemical use-by date.
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