As Northeast Heat Records

It’s not exactly flowing with milk and honey — just ask the area’s struggling black bears — but Promised Land  

Those who could go to pools, beaches, and higher places like Promised Land State Park in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains...

The National Weather Service issued excessive heat warnings or heat advisories for more than 85 million Americans.  

Even in Promised Land, temperatures were forecast to soar above 90 (32 Celsius), but with shade from the forests... 

Rosa Chavez, who teaches high school in Manhattan and is 47 years old, put sunscreen on a beach on Promised Land Lake. 

She was on vacation in Florence, Italy, with her friend Arlene Rodriguez last week. While they were there, Europe... 

Numerous record highs were expected to be tied or broken in the Northeast, the weather service said. 

Boston also reached 100 degrees, which was higher than the previous daily record of 98 degrees, which was set in 1933. 

At least two people have died in the Northeast because of the heat, and officials warn that there could be more. 

The heat emergency in Philadelphia has been extended until Monday evening. This means that workers will check on homeless...