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Washington State Department of Transportation crews spent much of June 28 working to fix State Route 544 near Everson. Photo: WSDOT North/Twitter

Roads buckled and power cables melted, as record temperatures continued to be set or tied across the Pacific Northwest on Monday.

Of note: Seattle surpassed its record set Sunday by 4°F when it hit 108°F Monday evening and Portland for the third consecutive day recorded an all-time high temperature record high, reaching 116°F. The Canadian town of Lytton set a new national record for the second straight day when it hit 118.2°F.

A woman and her cat rest inside a tent at the Oregon Convention Center cooling station in Portland, Ore., on June 28. Photo: Kathryn Elsesser/AFP via Getty Images
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Salmon Springs Fountain in Portland, Ore., on June 27 as the city set a new temperature record that lasted one day and elsewhere in the state, Salem hit an all-time high 112°F that was also eclipsed on June 28, when it hit 117°F. Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images
A cooling center at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., on Sunday. Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images
The scene at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. Organizers suspended the event for five hours on Sunday because of the heat. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
A fountain pool under the heat wave warning at Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, last week. Photo: Liang Sen/Xinhua via Getty Images
A shopper loads cases of water and Gatorade beverages into a car during a heatwave in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, June 26. Photo: Maranie Staab/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Residents gather in a public cooling shelter set up at the Oregon Convention Center during a heatwave in Portland, Ore., on Saturday. Photo: Maranie Staab/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Pets sit in crates at a public cooling shelter set up at the Oregon Convention Center on Saturday. Photo: Maranie Staab/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Residents at a cooling center during a heatwave in Portland, Ore., on Monday. Photo: Maranie Staab/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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In photos: Oil spill threatens Southern California shores

In an aerial view, a containment boom blocks oil-contaminated water on Oct. 4 in Huntington Beach, California.

Authorities are working to contain one of the largest oil spills in California's recent history that has devastated wildlife and contaminated several popular beaches.

The big picture: The spill was detected Saturday and was estimated to be about 13 square miles in size. Some 126,000 gallons of crude oil has spilled into the waters, per the Coast Guard. The full scope of the environmental impacts remain unknown.

Oct 3, 2021 - World

In photos: Mass protests in Brazil demand Bolsonaro's impeachment

Demonstrators take part in a protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in São Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 2. Photo: Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in cities across Brazil on Saturday, calling for President Jair Bolsonaro's impeachment over his government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, per Reuters.

Why it matters: Brazil's Senate is holding hearings that could lead to Bolsonaro's impeachment as the country's Supreme Court investigates his government’s handling of coronavirus vaccine contracts. Bolsonaro has threatened to reject the results of Brazil's October 2022 presidential election amid poor approval ratings.

Dan Primack, author of Pro Rata
2 hours ago - Economy & Business

FTX CEO predicts more U.S. crypto flight

Photo: "Axios on HBO"

FTX doesn't look much like a company valued at $25 billion. Its new headquarters, located in a sleepy part of The Bahamas, is so nondescript as to not even have a sign. But it does expect to soon have neighbors.

Driving the news: Founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried tells "Axios on HBO" to expect "more and more crypto flight from the states" if the U.S. doesn't soon create a regulatory regime for cryptocurrencies.