Since mid-2009, some 95 percent of all US income gains have gone to the top 1 percent. Now, even powerful financiers are alarmed by the increased income inequality between rich and poor.
The US is shivering beneath temperatures 15 to 20 degrees below normal for this time of year, with some areas bracing for a minus-50 or worse wind chill factor. Packers may play coldest game ever at Lambeau.
This weekend, those in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest could experience the country's coldest temperatures of the year. The East Coast should see a reprieve over the weekend, but bitter temperatures are expected to return Monday night.