US President Barack Obama says he is more interesting in fixing the failures which lead to the failed Christmas Day attack than in assigning blame.
President Obama is to address the nation after the White House unveils a unclassified account of the Christmas Day bomb plot.
The European freeze could last for at least another two weeks, weather forecasters have predicted.
A US grand jury indicts Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on six counts over an alleged plot to bomb a plane on Christmas Day.
An Egyptian soldier dies and eight Palestinians are injured in clashes at the Gaza border, after aid trucks are refused entry.
A top US intelligence official promises action after sharp criticism from President Obama over the failed plane bomb plot.
US security agencies had sufficient intelligence about a plot to blow up a plane but failed to act, the US president has said.
The bomber who killed seven CIA employees in Afghanistan was an al-Qaeda double agent from Jordan, US reports say.