• Southern New Mexico city opens ‘cooling stations’

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Officials in one southern New Mexico city have opened a handful of “cooling stations” where residents can find temporary relief from the heat wave.

  • Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer

    PHOENIX (AP) — Don Kushner emerged from his afternoon hike on Camelback Mountain clearly a little run down from the heat.

  • Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

    PHOENIX (AP) — The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and making life miserable for workers toiling in temperatures that could reach 120 degrees in Phoenix.