Astoria Pool in Queens, New York. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images
An "oppressive and dangerous" heat wave has gripped much of the U.S., with a large number of heat warnings in place this weekend, the National Weather Service says.
Details: As a cold front moved in to the Midwest Sunday, the NWS warned people on the East Coast to expect sweltering conditions to continue until Monday or Tuesday. Here's how some people are coping with the extreme weather, in photos.
This article has been updated with more photos and further details on the weather.
President Trump was met with protests and some support during his visit to El Paso and Dayton with First Lady Melania Trump Wednesday following last weekend's twin mass shootings in the cities.
Details: At least 200 protesters gathered outside Dayton’s Miami Valley Hospital during the visit, "blaming Trump’s incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions" and demanding tighter gun restrictions, AP reports. A rally countering the visit was held in El Paso. Here's what unfolded, in photos.
Europeans are sweltering through a second record-breaking heat wave in as many months.
The big picture: All-time-high temperatures are being shattered in France, the Netherlands and Belgium, as Brits brace for what's forecast to be the hottest day ever in some parts of England Thursday, as the weather system spreads across the continent. Here's how Europeans are trying to stay cool, in photos.