Paris hit a high of 41 degrees Celsius (105 Fahrenheit) on Thursday, and life-threatening, record-breaking temperatures were expected across the Continent.
Alan Blinder"In Paris, a record set in 1947 — 40.4 degrees Celsius — was broken on Thursday afternoon when the temperature soared to 42.6 degrees Celsius (108.6 Fahrenheit), according to the French national weather service, which said the temperatures could rise."
Alan Blinder"Strengthening is forecast during the next 72 hours, and the disturbance is forecast to become a tropical depression Thursday morning, a tropical storm Thursday night, and a hurricane on Friday."
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They have called him “that 13th person,” “the suspect” and “the perpetrator.” Why Virginia Beach officials have maintained near silence about a gunman’s identity.
Alan BlinderNot long ago, government officials would often utter the names of suspects in mass shootings. A different, increasingly popular approach is at work in Virginia Beach: a self-imposed, near total silence. With @amy_harmon and @richoppel.
As Jimmy Carter’s time in office moves further into the past, the questions from Emory freshmen at his annual town hall get less predictable.
Alan BlinderEmory University says Jimmy Carter, who has long taught there, has been granted tenure. Back in 2014, we wrote about one of his post-presidential rituals: an annual town-hall meeting with Emory freshmen.
Most of the victims, city officials said, worked for the Virginia Beach government, several of them for decades.
Alan BlinderEleven of the victims were civil servants. The other was a revered contractor. Between them, they had more than 150 years of experience helping to make Virginia’s largest city work.
Our story from Virginia Beach.