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Texas cities bake as 100-degree temperatures soar

With deadly temperatures expected to reach record highs in some of Texas's biggest cities this week, water and electricity usage is soaring and officials are trying to... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2011


Heat wave hardest on nation's poorest communities

The cinderblocks that make up Maria Teresa Escamilla's new home will do little to shield her from the triple-digit heat that has been scorching West Texas. She has no... Read more »

July 18, 2011


100-degree heat grips the South, Midwest

The temperature setting is stuck on broil across a swath of the Midwest and South, with Dallas and Oklahoma City sweltering through 100-degree heat for at least 10... Read more »

July 11, 2011


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