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AP photographer describes 128-degree heat

FURNACE CREEK, Calif. (AP) – Associated Press photographer Chris Carlson is no stranger to heat. He grew up just outside Palm Springs, Calif. On Friday, he returned to his desert roots, leaving his home near […]


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Heat wave sends over 40 to hospitals in Las Vegas

A record heat wave has sent more than 40 people to hospitals in Las Vegas and prompted special protection for wild horses and the cancellation of a marathon elsewhere in Nevada. Authorities say some 30 […]



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