Icicles cover smoky remains of massive Chicago blaze
NBC News Photoblog: A massive fire ripped through a Chicago South Side warehouse on Tuesday night, as firefighters were hampered by bone-chilling temperatures so low that water froze on their uniforms.
On Jan. 23, firefighters (pictured) sprayed down hot spots on the ice-covered warehouse. One-third of all Chicago firefighters had been on the scene at one point or another, trying to put out the flames.
The Intercontinental Exchange confirmed on Thursday plans to buy the NYSE Euronext in a transaction valued at approximately $8.2 billion, bringing to an end the Big Board’s storied era of more than two centuries as an independent institution.
This month, over a rapid four day period, the ice sheet that covers Greenland melted more than it ever has in the last 30 years, NASA reported. Find out why scientists are alarmed on the Lean Forward blog.