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Fluffy before and after her recovery.

A cat who was found frozen and buried under snow during the polar vortex has thawed out and made a full recovery

Fluffy the cat was brought into the Animal Clinic fo Kalispell, Montana, on January 31, when temperatures hit a low of 9F.
Women lounging in the snow after a blizzard in Washington, DC, in 1922.

13 vintage photos of major US snowstorms that’ll make you want to hibernate

The polar vortex is currently sweeping through and snowing on the nation. But it's not the first of its kind.
Candice Payne.

The woman who booked hotel rooms for 70 homeless people in Chicago during the polar vortex says she impulsively rented rooms on her credit card before...

Candice Payne said she impulsively charged 20 hotel rooms on her credit card after hearing that 70 homeless people were stranded with no heat.

A FedEx worker was reportedly found dead outside a delivery hub in Illinois as temperatures dipped below -30 degrees

A 69-year-old FedEx worker was found dead on Thursday outside a delivery hub in East Moline, Illinois, the ABC affiliate WQAD reported.
A graphic showing high temperatures forecast for Sunday.

The frigid polar vortex that killed 21 people is on the way out — and temperatures are due to spike by up to 80 degrees

The polar vortex is ending, and temperatures will rapidly rise. But the thaw creates new problems, and some areas could get winter weather next week.
A composite image showing a NOAA satellite image of the polar vortex over the US on Wednesday, and a man in Chicago taking a picture at frozen shores of Lake Michigan.

The polar vortex ravaging the US with extreme cold has killed at least 21 people

Deaths have been recorded in Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois, where temperatures in some places have plunged to their lowest recorded levels.
Alexander Pancoe in Chicago prepping for Mount Everest.

This brain tumor survivor plans to climb Mount Everest — and he’s using the frigid temperature during the polar vortex to practice

Alexander Pancoe plans to climb one of the tallest peaks in the world, but the temperature in Chicago is colder than what he'll experience on Everest.
Is this a photo of the Midwest or Antarctica?

Parts of the Midwest are colder than Antarctica due to a polar vortex. Can you guess which photo was taken where?

The Midwest is experiencing a polar vortex with subzero temperatures colder than Antarctica right now. Can you tell the two places apart in photos?
Desolate Wrigley Field is seen at sunset during subzero temperatures carried by the polar vortex in Chicago.

A good Samaritan paid for hotel rooms in Chicago for 70 homeless people who were sleeping in tents with no source of heat during the polar vortex

Salvation Army spokeswoman Jacqueline Rachev said the 70 people were moved into the hotel on Wednesday after their propane tanks were confiscated.

The Midwest is colder than Antarctica thanks to the polar vortex — here’s what it looks like

As a cold snap sweeps the Midwest, Lake Michigan and the Chicago River are freezing over. Here's what the area looks like.