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Big pictures: Winter storm grips US

A huge winter storm is affecting the densely populated US north-east, after wreaking havoc in the south.

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Image caption A postman in the city of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Image caption A family sleds on the west lawn of the US Capitol in Washington DC
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Image caption A man cross-country skis on the National Mall in Washington DC
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Image caption A woman in Washington DC
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Image caption White-out at the White House
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Image caption A woman near the Washington Monument
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Image caption A man shovels the pavement in front of his home in Wilmington, Delaware
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Image caption An overturned lorry in Maryland
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Image caption Carl Adkins, 51, has the high street to himself as he walks two miles to his job at a hospital in West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Image caption Good Samaritans help push a stranded motorist stuck in deep snow in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Image caption Central Park in New York
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Image caption Newlyweds Steve Cosh (centre) and Thiago Cardoso walk out from New York's municipal marriage bureau
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Image caption Umbrellas were no match for the storm in New York City
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Image caption A man clears snow in Chinatown, New York City
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Image caption A motorist clears snow off her car in Silver Spring, Maryland
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Image caption A morning commuter in Philadelphia
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Image caption Stranded motorists in Charlotte, North Carolina
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Image caption People stocked up on essential items at stores across the affected regions