A polar vortex swept over the Midwest on Monday, with temperatures dipping below 0 degrees Fahrenheit in Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis and other big cities.
Talk about having your camera ready at the right moment. Photographer Scott Olson witnessed lightning hitting the Sears Tower – er, the Willis Tower – on Wednesday night. Severe storms passed through the Midwest on Wednesday, bringing heavy rains and high winds, and are now forecasted to hit central Maryland on Thursday.
Jan. 2 Photo Brief: A fiscal cliff deal is made, Ray Lewis to retire, over-harvesting of fins, Hugh Hefner gets hitched
New fights emerge from “fiscal cliff” deal, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to retire, advocates worried about over-harvesting of fins in China, Hugh Hefner gets hitched and more in today’s daily brief.
The Monaco Yacht Festival, Chicago teachers’ strike ends, fashion in Milan and more in today’s daily brief.