MORNING BRIEF: snow, Russian adoption and gun control

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There's snow. And it's making driving scary. (KXLY) 

The North Idaho man accused of fatally stabbing his pregnant wife is being held on $1 million bond. (KHQ)

Bonner County Republicans are urging schools to arm teachers. (CDA Press) 

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The fiscal cliff talks looked like they were making progress. Not so much anymore. (Chicago Tribune) 

The president announced a new task force on gun violence yesterday, and more funerals are being held in Newtown, Conn. today. (Reuters) 

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports a new bill, proposed by parliament, that would ban Americans from adopting Russian children. (BBC)