Palestinians Authority achieves victory in pursuit of unilateral statehood, as UNESCO lists Bethlehem site under name of Palestine after 13 to 6 vote, 2 abstentions; Malki thanks c'tee for helping Palestinians obtain self-determination.
A heat wave breaking all-time records across the Plains will shift into the Midwest and East by late in the week and into the weekend, bringing 100-degree temperatures to more than a dozen states.
A large dome of high pressure has been promoting blistering sunshine across Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas with widespread highs reaching 100 plus. The area of high pressure will shift into the Midwest and East through the end of the week, allowing dangerous heat and humidity to surge.
The Washington, D.C. area has broken a record high temperature set almost 80 years ago. The National Weather Service says that just before 3 p.m., it was 104 degrees at Reagan National Airport just outside the city. That beats the record of 101 set in 1934.
Violent storms swept through the mid-Atlantic Friday night, knocking out power to nearly 2 million people across the region. The storms that converged on Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C., packed winds topping 70 mph in some places.
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