4:27 p.m. ET: In case you haven't noticed, IT'S COLD!
A deep freeze has gripped much of the Eastern and Midwestern United States, plunging temperatures into the single digits in some areas. In the photo above, a truck is covered in ice as firefighters extinguish a large fire at a vacant warehouse, Jan. 23, 2013, in Chicago, where it feels like 9 degrees with the wind chill.
2:02 p.m. ET: UPDATE: Manti Te'o says that even though he was hoaxed by the supposed existence of a fake girlfriend, his inspirational story of playing through emotional pain "was all real and that's something that I can't fake."
Te'o made his comments to Katie Couric which will air the exclusive interview on Thursday, read more HERE . But you can get an exclusive preview on "Nightline" tonight.
12:38 p.m. ET: HILLARY GETS FIERY: An energized Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stood her ground today, telling the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that she has overseen plans to secure diplomatic outposts around the world while cuts in State Department funding undermine those efforts.
Read the full story HERE and watch a clip of what happened HERE:
10:10 a.m. ET: EXCLUSIVE: Manti Te'o briefly lied to the media and the public after discovering his online girlfriend did not exist and was a part of an elaborate hoax, he admitted in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Katie Couric.
Read more HERE and watch the full story on "Nightline" tonight at 12:35 a.m. ET