New York Sizzles As East Coast Heatwave Continues

How to Beat the Heat Wave: 16 Valiant Attempts

Photos, from a VERY hot summer, of Americans trying to keep their cool.

Across the Northeast and many parts of the U.S., scorching temperatures and unrelenting humidity have sent many seeking any sort of relief they can find. Nearly 60 million people remain under a heat advisory, with some places in the East expected to feel as hot as 110 degrees through the Fourth of July. Here, the hottest scenes from a sweltering summer.

POOLSIDE Spencer Platt/Getty Images POOLSIDE Astoria Pool, New York HOT TAKES Spencer Platt/Getty Images HOT TAKES Astoria Pool, New York

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