Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" will put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.
For Febraury 2, 2011, clashes turn violent in Egypt – winter storms cause problems in U.S.
• Clashes between both sides of the Egypt protests have turned violent. From CNN's breaking news blog: "Some members of the Egyptian Army were believed to be entering Tahrir Square. Military vehicles were separating pro- and anti-Mubarak demonstrators, and several gasoline bombs had been tossed, CNN's Anderson Cooper said. The sound of gunfire was heard in Tahrir Square, CNN's Fred Pleitgen said on Twitter. The square has been surrounded by pro-Mubarak demonstrators who have blocked in anti-government demonstrators and others at the site, CNN's Ben Wedeman said."
• The storms in the midwest are causing major problems. From CNN: "A vast winter storm brought blizzard conditions and record snowfall to large sections of the upper Midwest and Ohio Valley early Wednesday. The brutal weather gobbled up travelers trying to make their way on snow-choked roadways and snarled air traffic, forcing airlines to cancel thousands of flights again on Wednesday. "
• And now to Yemen – where President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not run for re-election either. From CNN: "He won't install his son to replace him, he said. He also has asked his political opponents "to re-engage in dialogue in hopes of reaching a sustainable and reconcilable political agreement," the Yemeni government said."
• To Mexico, where violence continues in Juarez. CNN's Nick Valencia reports: "At least 14 people were killed in 48 hours in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, including the Tuesday deaths of a municipal police officer and a newspaper vendor who police believe was targeted because of her job."
• And finally to Japan, where a volcano has erupted again. Reports CNN's Kyung Lah: "Japan's Mount Shinmoe erupted again on Wednesday, spewing more lava, smoke and ash through the area, the country's meteorological agency said. Since January 26 when it broke its decades-long slumber, the volcano has erupted seven times, the agency said."