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Top Stories: Winter Won't Let Go; Kerry Visits Afghanistan

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

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Other top stories:

— "Sandusky: 'I Don't Know' If Paterno Had Suspicious About Me." (NBC's The Today Show)

— "Kerry In Afghanistan To Prod Karzai On Future Ties." (The Associated Press)

— Syrian Rebel Commander Wounded By Blast. (BBC News)

— "Exiled Russian Oligarch's Death Launches British Probe." (Morning Edition)

— "Winning $338M Powerball Ticket Was Bought In Bordentown [N.J.], Reports Say." (Star-Ledger)