Chicago is having its warmest winter in 80 years, according to The Sun-Times. Meanwhile, Mexico is mired in drought. Europe is experiencing bone-chilling cold in places where snow doesn't usually even fall.
We’re halfway through what may be the second mildest winter in U.S. history. But in Europe, they’re seeing some record lows. Over the weekend, Rome and the Netherlands recorded the lowest temperatures in 27 years. And at least 131 people have died in the Ukraine due due to winter storms.
The polar bear scientist who has spent more than a month suspended from his government job has now been told that he should report back to work on Friday — although NPR has learned that his job is changing and he will no longer manage federal contracts."Chuck is planning to go to work.
It appears as just a speck on the horizon, a slightly darker shape against a vista of Arctic ice. Soon enough, the ship's bridge makes the announcement: "Polar bear, starboard."Crew and passengers onboard the CCGS Louis S.