Happy Friday, which is easy to say anytime you look forward to a weekend free of the icy grip of the Polar Vortex.
Yes, it's been cold, and yes, the Cold War may not in fact be over. Remember when Winston Churchill called Russia "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"? It still is. (Politico)
Workers and retirees about to take a bath because of Detroit's fiscal calamity will soon find out just how bad it's going to get. (CNNMoney)