Record Heat Wave Hits Major U.S. Region, Could Hit Another

The National Weather Service says higher than normal temperatures are expected next week for several areas of the Pacific Northwest.

Tom Alberg, an early Amazon investor and Madrona Venture Group co-founder, who was a key figure in shaping the...

U.S. heat wave: Here's where temperature records were set in July

Data: Southeast Regional Climate Center; Map: Erin Davis/Axios VisualsNew data shows that at least 43 locations across the U.S. set or tied for their hottest July on record, according to data from...

People are dying from unpaid energy bills

Felisa Benitez, 86, wipes the sweat from her brow while taking a break from cleaning her stand-up electrical fan on the porch of her home at San Fernando Gardens Public Housing in Pacoima,...

Americans haven't built for mitigating climate risks

In the past week, floods, heat waves and wildfires across the U.S. have killed dozens and reshaped entire communities from Kentucky to northern California. Why it matters: This summer has...

Living With Climate Change: Humans are to blame for the extreme weather that broiled London

Human-derived climate change dramatically upped the odds of record-shattering heat, a new study concludes. London broiled at record temperatures last month, it was a rare occurance easily labeled...

As species recover, some threaten others in more dire shape

GLEN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Concealed behind trees near Lake Michigan, two scientists remotely manipulated a robotic owl on the forest floor. As the intruder flapped its wings and hooted, a merlin...

At least seven heat-related deaths suspected in Pacific Northwest

A blistering heat wave that hit the Pacific Northwest earlier this week continued into Sunday, with authorities believing the excessive heat has contributed to at least seven deaths, AP...

Dangerous Pacific Northwest heat wave suspected in 6th death

Dangerous Pacific Northwest heat wave suspected in 6th death. By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press.

Heat wave scorches Pacific Northwest, echoing brutal 2021 stretch

Local governments spent the cooler months preparing for impacts — with some evidence that the new planning, while incomplete, was paying off.

News Wrap: Stifling heat persists across Pacific Northwest

In our new wrap Friday, extreme heat in the Pacific Northwest kept temperatures at or above 100 degrees again with extreme condition expected through the weekend, another major inflation gauge is...

Northwest heat wave: Portland mayor warns of risky weekend

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland, Oregon, warned the Pacific Northwest could see the most dangerous part of an extended heat wave this weekend as Portland and Seattle appear to be on...

News Wrap: House Democrats back bill to boost U.S. semiconductor industry

In our news wrap Thursday, House Democrats back $280 billion bill to bolster the U.S. semiconductor industry, parts of Appalachia faced flash flooding after days of rain, the Pacific Northwest...

Global warming made UK heat wave at least 10 times more likely, and far hotter

Human-caused climate change tipped the scale dramatically in favor of the record-shattering U.K. heat wave that struck the country last week, a new study concludes.Why it matters: Extreme weather...

Ongoing heat wave in the Pacific Northwest could break records

Authorities are expanding capacity at some cooling centers as temperatures near triple digits are forecast to extend into the weekend.

Gonna be another hot one: How to survive a heat wave

With excessive heat warnings in effect across the United States this week, Americans are trying to find ways to cool off. One resource available is the Biden administration's new website,...

Millions in the US to endure oppressive heat as temperatures bake the Pacific Northwest and South

An unrelenting heat wave will continue scorching the Northwest and parts of the South Thursday as millions endure yet another round of blistering temperatures.

Oregon, Washington grapple with Pacific Northwest heat wave

GOP's links to extremism surface in congressional primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional candidate whose compelling personal story of military valor and unfathomable loss helped him win former President Donald Trump's support has connections to...

Northwest swelters under 'uncomfortable' multiday heat wave

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Under the sweltering heat, Matthew Carr spent his lunch break in a fountain in downtown Portland, Oregon. The 57-year-old works outside picking up trash for the city and had...

Pacific Northwest heat wave: Temperatures to 110 in Oregon, Washington

Week-long heat wave scorches Pacific Northwest

The temperatures in Portland, Oregon, could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit on Tuesday amid the hottest stretch of a week-long heat wave in the Pacific Northwest region that rarely experiences such...

Heat warnings issued as Pacific Northwest braces for soaring temperatures

Excessive heat warnings have been issued for parts of Oregon and Washington state, with temperatures in Portland forecast to potentially top 100 degrees.

Northwestern US heat wave could have hottest day on Tuesday

PORTLAND, Ore. — The temperatures in Portland, Oregon, could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius) on Tuesday, making it likely the hottest day of a week-long heat wave for the Pacific...

Pope apologizes in Canada for 'evil' of residential indigenous schools

By Philip Pullella and Timon Johnson MASKWACIS, Alberta - Pope Francis on Monday made good on a promise to apologize to Canada's native people on their home land for the Church's role in schools...

California wildfire near Yosemite National Park expands overnight

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California's largest wildfire so far this year steadily expanded overnight after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands of people to...

Biden's COVID symptoms 'almost completely' resolved, his physician says

By Kanishka Singh WASHINGTON -U.S. President Joe Biden's COVID-19 symptoms "have now almost completely resolved" since he tested positive last week, his physician said in a memo on Monday. "When...

Excessive heat is expected to ease in the Northeast

While the heat will drop in some areas, the South and the Pacific Northwest will continue to see extreme temperatures above 90 for much of the week.

Explainer-What's causing the recent U.S. heat waves?

By Daniel Trotta - Much of the United States will experience another heat wave this week, with above-normal temperatures forecast for the Pacific Northwest, Southern Plains and the Lower...

After a sizzling weekend, heat in the Pacific Northwest will intensify while the Northeast is expected to see relief

After searing heat suffocated large swathes of the US this weekend, the coming days are expected to bring more moderate temperatures to areas of the Northeast, while temperatures in the Pacific...

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