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The U.S. Could Get More and More Super-Freezing Winters

The eastern part, anyway; in the West it will be hotter and drier, predict scientists.

The Polar Vortex Is to Blame for This Year's Brutal Allergy Season

Those cold snaps helped spawn an intense outbreak of pollen.

Across the U.S., the Worst Pothole Season in Recent Memory

Blame the unusually harsh winter.

East Coast Cities Plunge to Record-Low Temperatures

Baltimore set a new all-time low of 4 degrees, and that's warm compared to the weather elsewhere.

Here's a Reason Not to Hate the Polar Vortex

 It’s killing some of the nastiest invasive insects around.

And Now, a Late-Winter Reminder to Watch Out for Snow Plows

A GIF to remember the endless snow of 2014. 

The 'Polar Vortex' Is Coming Back. Again.

Next week will feature bone-freezing temperatures as low as 35 degrees below average.

The Midwest Is Running Dangerously Low on Propane

And prices are up 50 percent since last week.

The Polar Vortex Returns Next Week

And it could be even worse than last time.

First as Fake, Then as Reality: When the Polar Vortex Froze Niagara Falls

On the phenomenon of sharing fake photos of real events.

Peak Polar Vortex, a Visual Guide

Truly memorable photos and videos.

The Arctic 'Steam Fog' Over the Great Lakes, Seen From Space

An escaped chunk of the Polar Vortex caused this weird-looking mass emanation of vapors.

Dispatches From America's Coldest Town

The polar vortex brought the temperature in Embarrass, Minnesota, down to minus 35.

The Polar Vortex's Latest Victims: Amtrak Passengers

The train ride from hell.