In the wake of a massive winter storm the US East Coast is blanketed in snow. Public life in the capital has come to a standstill. Flights have been cancelled and roads are impassable. DW correspondent Miodrag Soric is affected as well.
Knee-high snow, powerful winds and hail the size of chicken eggs were just some of the violent weather that slammed into the central US. The storm also left baseball fans blue — and not just from the chilly temperatures.
The US treasury secretary announced that a looming trade war has been put "on hold." But European officials are worried that a new trade deal between the US and China could come "at the expense of Europe."
The secretary of state has outlined a hard-line Iran strategy that is likely to deepen the chasm between the EU and US. Analysts and former US officials say the plan is incoherent and dangerous.
Beijing has dropped an anti-dumping investigation into US sorghum, in what experts view as a conciliatory gesture aimed at averting a trade war between the two countries during ongoing talks in Washington.
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