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  • Dangerous 'polar vortex' grips Midwest; 16 below in Chicago

    Dangerous 'polar vortex' grips Midwest; 16 below in Chicago
    A frigid weather system called the polar vortex gripped much of the Midwest on Monday as temperatures dropped to near-record, subzero lows, canceling school classes, grounding thousands of airline flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to...
  • Arctic invader puts much of Midwest in deep freeze

    Arctic invader puts much of Midwest in deep freeze
    A brutal "polar vortex" gripped much of the Midwest on Monday, pushing temperatures to record subzero lows, grounding more than 4,000 flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to stay home or go to emergency warming shelters. In Chicago,...
  • Five die in Kentucky flooding; record heat in New York

    Five die in Kentucky flooding; record heat in New York
    Five people were reported killed by flooding in Kentucky on a weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York. Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across Michigan...
  • Across the U.S., heavy snow, tornadoes -- and record highs

    Across the U.S., heavy snow, tornadoes -- and record highs
    With parts of the nation buried beneath several inches of snow and ice, holiday travel got off to a rough start as scores of flights were delayed or canceled, yet several East Coast cities enjoyed record highs on the first full day of winter.  New...
  • Flooding, snow and record heat

    Flooding in Kentucky left five people dead on a winter weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, apparent tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York. Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across...
  • Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers

    Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers
    If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...
  • United Airlines fined $1.1 million for tarmac delays

    United Airlines fined $1.1 million for tarmac delays
    United Airlines has received the largest fine the federal government has charged an airline for leaving passengers stranded on delayed flights. The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a $1.1 million fine against the Chicago-based carrier for...
  • Alligator captured at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    Alligator captured at Chicago's O'Hare airport
    A small and ailing alligator was found and rescued Friday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, according to various reports out Monday. And to think, most of us don't attempt to get a soda through security. The most comforting quote to come...
  • National Zoo wants you to help pick panda cub's name: How about Mulan?

    National Zoo wants you to help pick panda cub's name: How about Mulan?
    A cub was born to giant panda Mei Xiang on Aug. 23, but she doesn’t have a name yet. That’s where you come in. The National Zoo wants the public’s help in naming the cub. Voters can choose among five Chinese names and submit their...
  • Illinois set to OK gay marriage; biggest state yet in the heartland

    Illinois set to OK gay marriage; biggest state yet in the heartland
    The Illinois Legislature sent a bill to the governor Tuesday that would make the state the largest in the heartland to legalize gay marriage. And Gov. Pat Quinn has pledged to sign it. The House passed the bill Tuesday, 61 to 54, according to the...
  • Photos hold clue to how alligator came to be dumped at O'Hare airport

    Photos hold clue to how alligator came to be dumped at O'Hare airport
    There's a new clue in the mystery of how a 2-foot-long alligator came to be abandoned at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Earlier, social media had pointed to a tattooed man. Now, it's a woman in a dark beanie being sought to find out how the...