The Northeastern U.S. finally began to thaw out, but the damage is done.
The days-long arctic blast caused a burst water pipe and flooding at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York over the weekend.
Flight delays continued today.
Meanwhile, Jackson, Mississippi, faced its own water crisis after more than 100 water mains broke. Schools closed due to low water pressure.
Australia, on the other hand, is enduring record heat.
The summertime temperature in Sydney reached 117 degrees on Sunday, nearly smashing an 80-year high.
Thousands packed local beaches to get some relief.
The heat wave continued today, but temperatures eased somewhat, down to 104 degrees.
In Iran, President Hassan Rouhani called today for taking protesters' concerns seriously. Rouhani is a relative moderate.
In remarks aimed at Islamist hard-liners, he said "We cannot pick a lifestyle and tell two generations after us to live like that."
The unrest appears to be abating after a government crackdown.
A federal judge in Nevada has dismissed criminal charges against Cliven Bundy and his sons over an armed standoff with federal agents.
It happened in 2014. Last month, the judge declared a mistrial after prosecutors withheld evidence from the defense.
Two of Apple's biggest investors are urging the company to address smartphone addiction among children.
The investment firm JANA Partners and the California State Teachers Retirement System have written an open letter to Apple.
They cite negative effects of excessive phone use. They're also calling for parental controls to monitor phone usage.