Pedestrians brave the cold during their morning commute on Friday in New York. Arctic air and bitterly cold wind is moving across the Northeast, plunging temperatures into record-low single digits, accompanied by subzero wind chills. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Robert Vick, in an undated photo provided by Kentucky Department of Corrections. After a cold night and day, he asked to be put back in prison. AP hide caption

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