Confetti rains down on the victorious U.S. team at Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon, France. Photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
The United States soccer team overpowered the Netherlands in Lyon, France, on Sunday to win the Women's World Cup for a record 4th time.
Details: Megan Rapinoe's penalty kick and Rose Lavelle's classy finish that's being hailed as one of the best World Cup final goals of recent years saw the defending champions triumph in the second half, after resilient first-half defending from the Dutch, the BBC notes. Here are some of the best moments from the final, in photos.
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.
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.