After a weekend of scorching, muggy heat, the sky finally opened up on Brooklyn.
Ex-New York Giants player Mitch Petrus fell ill while working outside in intense heat in Arkansas.
About 12,000 customers are without electricity in Madison, Wisconsin, during a dangerous heat wave, after fires at two downtown substations, according to local officials.
A dangerous and potentially deadly heatwave threatens much of the continental US, with dozens of record high temperatures both in the daytime and in the evening expected this weekend.
Alaska's heat wave continued through Independence Day, and in Anchorage, the temperatures shattered an all-time record.
Seth Donnelly was one of the many inmates Texas prison officials use as prey for dog hunts. He died from heatstroke after collapsing on the job in Abilene.
Firefighters in Spain are battling a major wildfire that probably started after a heap of manure self-ignited amid the intense European heat wave.
In 2018, APS cut off power to customers more than 110,000 times.
The blistering heat led to a second day of problems for BART riders. Many say they're feeling the heat especially on older cars when the air conditioning fails.
Abnormally high temperatures have led to unsafe travel conditions, uncertain ecological futures and even multiple deaths
"I can't fathom this being legitimate," one former Labor Department investigator says of a drug rehab's work program.
The judge, who sits in Manhattan, plans to visit the Metropolitan Detention Center to investigate complaints of deteriorating conditions.
Inmates maintain they have been locked in their cells with limited heat and electricity for more than a week, defense lawyers say. The warden's office denies the claim.
'She knew those kids were back there. She left them in that car,' country sheriff says
Scientists have developed a radical new method for measuring global warming-induced rising ocean temperatures: They aren't sampling water, but air.
A new study says a warming globe will be bad news for barley, an essential ingredient in the world's most popular alcoholic beverage.
The latest poll has Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams in a statistical dead heat in the race for Governor of Georgia.
Josiah Wiedman, 13, is left in a critical condition after the strike but declares "Dang, I beat death" from his hospital bed.
As beachgoers in Finland's north seek relief from sweltering temperatures with a dip in the ocean, they are joined by three reindeer doing exactly the same thing.
Japan recorded its highest temperature ever Monday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea. The mercury hit 41.1 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kumagaya, a city in Saitama prefecture about 65 kilometers (40 miles)...