PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

01/07/2014 | 54m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

On our program tonight, much of the United States is in a deep freeze due to a polar vortex. We examine the climate science behind the frigid weather. Also: JPMorgan Chase gets slapped with another historic fine for its connection to the Madoff scheme, the Senate acts to extend emergency jobless benefits, challenges for new Fed chief Janet Yellen and a conversation about fighting global hunger.

Aired: 01/07/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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