Frank Lettiere's eyebrows and eyelashes froze after his walk along Lake Michigan's Chicago shoreline Wednesday. Frostbite warnings were issued for parts of the U.S. Midwest as temperatures plunged.
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A man walks through the streets of Boston on Thursday as snow falls from a massive winter storm. Schools and businesses throughout the Boston area were closed during the storm.
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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.
At the Australian Bat Clinic in Queensland, 15 baby flying foxes (bats) were lined up and ready to be fed Thursday. They were brought there to get out of the extreme heat, which has killed hundreds of thousands of bats.
Julie Caruso of Akron, Ohio, was wrapped up Tuesday as she waited in line for a White House tour. It was well below freezing in the nation's capital. Temperatures were even lower in other parts of the nation.
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