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A midtown clock tells us it's 100 degrees.

Ladies and gentlemen, it is indeed really hot outside

07/22/11 03:06PM

But you already knew that. Here in New York City, we saw something of an unenviable record today with the temperature topping out at 102 in Central Park. Apparently it actually felt like 115 with the humidity.This is how it's looking just outside of our freeze-dried 30 Rock building.And if in case the word 'blackout' has crossed your mind, the Village Voice has you covered in how to prepare. Number 10 is by far the superior option. read more

Must Read Op-Eds for July 22, 2011

07/22/11 11:15AM

THE GRAND BARGAIN LIVES!  BY DAVID BROOKSNEW YORK TIMESOver the past few weeks, Washington has seemed dysfunctional. Public disgust has risen to epic levels. Yet through all this, serious people — Barack Obama, John Boehner, the members of the Gang of Six — have soldiered on. They’ve been responsible and brave. If you’re a Democrat, you hate to see domestic cuts. If you’re a Republican, you loathe revenue increases, even little ones. But this is the next step in the journey toward economic health. Standing still is not an option. read more

Morning headlines: Friday, July 22

07/22/11 05:56AM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?We're hittin' triple digitsThe president will hold a debt town hall meeting today in MarylandReport: US preps subpoenas for News Corp. read more