John Sherman is caked in snow Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, while using a snow blower to clear his driveway and sidewalk in South Bend, Ind, Bitter cold stretched from Montana to Maine and as far south as Georgia, driving people to pile on layers upon layers if they had to go out, and keeping some children home from school.
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Dave Mangin braves sub-zero temperatures as he walks along the shore of Lake Michigan Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, in Milwaukee. Bone-chilling cold settled in Thursday from the Midwest to the Northeast Thursday, bringing misery with temperatures that sank as low as 47 below zero.
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Smoke rises from the United Nations headquarters after it was hit in Israeli bombardment in Gaza City, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009. Israeli forces shelled the United Nations headquarters in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, setting the compound on fire as U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon was in the area on a mission to end Israel's devastating offensive against the territory's Hamas rulers. Ban expressed "outrage" over the incident.
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to the media at the conclusion of a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009. Iran's hardline president says the fighting in Gaza between Hamas and Israel has shown that it is "not feasible" for Israel's "Zionist regime" to continue to live in the region. Ahmadinejad says the fighting in Gaza shows "the absolute defeat and desperation of this (Israeli) regime."
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Sen. Roland Burris, D-Ill., accompanied by his wife Berlean takes part in a mock swearing-in ceremony administered by Vice President Dick Cheney on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, after an official swearing-in on the floor of the Senate.
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Passengers in an inflatable raft move away from a US Airways Airbus 320 aircraft that went down in the Hudson River in New York, Thursday Jan. 15, 2009. The jetliner crashed into the frigid river on Thursday afternoon after a collision with a flock of birds disabled both its engines, sending more than 150 passengers and crew members scrambling onto rescue boats. No deaths or serious injuries were immediately reported.
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A US Airways Airbus 320 aircraft that went down in the Hudson River is seen in New York, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, after being towed to shore.
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Conjoined twins Alex, left, and Angel Mendoza are shown at Phoenix Children's Hospital in Phoenix on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009. A surgery to separate the conjoined twins was set for Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at Phoenix Children's Hospital.
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Attorney General-designate Eric Holder is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination.
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Trevor Naylor, 6, of Hancock, Md., practices his steer wrestling technique on a bail of hay with a plastic steer head at the 93rd annual Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009. The Pennsylvania Farm Show runs until Jan. 17, 2009, at the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa.
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