Top Stories: Syrian Peace Talks; Summing Up Winter Weather : The Two-Way Also: Officials report a second chemical turned up in West Virginia's toxic water; Ukrainian protests turn deadly; more pilot whales have died off southern Florida; and now that the Antarctic scientists are back from their icebound ship, who pays for their rescue?
NPR logo Top Stories: Syrian Peace Talks; Summing Up Winter Weather

Top Stories: Syrian Peace Talks; Summing Up Winter Weather

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— 'Accusations And Acrimony' At Start Of Talks On Syria.

— Winter's Wicked Wallop In Five Headlines.

— Almost No Poor Nations By 2035? That's What Bill Gates Says.

And here are more early headlines:

Additional Chemical Fouled West Virginia Water. (Charleston Gazette)

Supreme Court Considers Victim Restitution In Child Porn Case. (USA Today)

At Least Three Protesters Die In Ukrainian Clashes. (AP)

Israeli Air Strike Kills Palestinian Who Shot Rockets During Sharon Funeral. (BBC)

Purdue Teaching Assistant Accused Of Fatally Shooting Colleague. (Indianapolis Star)

Second Victim's Body Taken From Damaged Omaha Feed Plant. (Omaha World-Herald)

Eight More Pilot Whales Die In Southwest Florida. (WINK-TV)

Safety Tests Show Subcompact Cars Have Poor Crash Results. (Detroit News)

Who Will Pay For Rescuing Trapped Antarctic Scientists? (Phys.org)