Polar Vortex

Politics
"This isn’t like any other prison. It’s designed to break you.”
Videos
Electricity has been restored to a New York prison that was left without heat during the polar vortex.
Videos
Electricity has been restored to a New York prison that was left without heat during the polar vortex.
Weird News
When the temperature drops to minus 20 degrees, "freeze 'em if you've got 'em."
U.S. News
The death at the University of Vermont comes days after a University of Iowa student died under similar circumstances.
Weird News
That is, if you believe in the prophetic power of Punxsutawney Phil.
Videos
Right-wing pundits are trying to use the polar vortex to discredit climate change concerns and Democrats’ Green New Deal.
U.S. News
People in the Midwest are learning the hard way that throwing boiling water can lead to seriously painful burns.
Media
People on Twitter taunted the Fox News host after he questioned how wind power "is going to heat your house when it's 30 below."
U.S. News
Temperatures plunged to -50 degrees Fahrenheit in places.
Videos
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) said “we’re getting soft” for closing schools in subzero-degree weather, and his comments received some heat 🔥
U.S. News
Hundreds of blood drives in dozens of states were canceled as temperatures fell dangerously low this week.
Videos
At least 10 deaths have been linked to the polar vortex’s dangerously cold weather conditions.
Comedy
The new artwork follows another climate change denial from the president.
U.S. News
The group found themselves in trouble when one of about 100 donated propane tanks they were using to keep warm exploded.
Environment
The fires along Metra's train tracks are intentional to prevent damage, according to the Chicago commuter rail agency.
Videos
Zoos are trying to protect their animals as a polar vortex hits the U.S.
Videos
Zoos are frantically trying to protect their animals as freezing weather sweeps across the Midwest.
U.S. News
The polar vortex has prompted a flurry of fun videos on Twitter featuring the cool trick.