heat waves

An Indian man washes his face at a roadside tap during rising temperatures in New Delhi. Hospitals in India battled Thursday to treat victims of a blistering heatwave that has claimed nearly 1,500 lives in just over a week—the highest number recorded in t

Heat wave death toll passes 1,000 in India

May 28, 2015
Streets are melting under intense 120 degree temperatures.
Posted In: India, heat waves, low-income, bbc world service

A hot job? A/C repair during a heat wave

Jul 2, 2013
The heat continues to bear down on the Southwest United States. One business that is booming: air conditioner repair.
Posted In: Heat, heat waves, air conditioning

Heat wave takes another victim: July 4th fireworks

Jul 3, 2012
Extreme heat and drought are prompting some communities to ban the use of fireworks -- including their own Fourth of July displays.
Posted In: 4th of July, fireworks, heat waves

Farming in the hottest city in the country

Jul 2, 2012
Hill City, Kansas, has been seeing temperatures reach as high as 115 degrees for several days. Ace Billups, a farmer there, talks about the heat's impact on his business.
Posted In: farming, heat waves, Agriculture

MID-DAY UPDATE -- Geithner: Fannie & Freddie can never be the same...

Aug 17, 2010
... So what SHOULD the government's role in housing be? Less defaulting, late pay on credit cards Americans cut back on routine medical care Cot...
Posted In: cotton, Credit Cards, default, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, healthcare, heat waves, Housing, mid-day update, taxicabs, taxis