Record freeze grips eastern U.S.; 9 dead

Jan 08, 2014, 6:28 AM EST
Morning commuters bundle up against the cold on the morning of January 7, 2014 in New York, United States.
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A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.

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