Nation Jan 29

Pedestrians contend with snow and cold weather at Clinton Street and Jackson Boulevard in Chicago. Photo by Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images
Record-breaking cold shuts down schools in the Midwest

Hundreds of schools and several large universities closed their campuses Tuesday as temperatures plummeted across the Midwest, with forecasters warning that the frigid weather will get worse and could be life-threatening.

Jan 20

A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday.

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