Dangerous heat tightens its hold on Americans

(NEW YORK) -- Dangerous heat has tightened its hold on the U.S. with 100 million Americans across 24 states on heat alert Tuesday from Texas to Massachusetts. While many of these areas will find refuge in overnight drops in temperature, the Southern Plains will not... Read More.

Schools dismiss students early amid dangerous heat

(NEW YORK) -- Break out the sunscreen, hats and water bottles: record high temperatures are possible in the Northeast Tuesday afternoon. Temperatures are forecast to skyrocket to 94 degrees in New York City, 97 degrees in Philadelphia, 95 degrees in Washington, D.C., and 90 degrees... Read More.