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.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) wonthe Democratic primary against lawyer Antone Melton-Meaux on Tuesday evening, AP reports.
Why it matters: The race is one that's played out across the U.S. as progressives continue to sweep party nominations. Omar's win officially means all four progressive members of "The Squad" have won their primary elections.
Gun-rights activist Marjorie Taylor Greene defeated physician John Cowan in a runoff election for the Republican nomination in Georgia's deep-red 14th Congressional District on Tuesday, AP reports.
Why it matters: Greene, a vocal QAnon conspiracy theorist who has been condemned by GOP leaders for making multiple offensive remarks about Black people, Jews and Muslims in Facebook videos, is likely to win a seat in the House come November.