As temperatures soar from Minneapolis to New York City, TIME takes a look at how people are coping with the searing heat across the U.S.
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More inconvenient truths: As The Washington Times noted this week,
the National Climatic Data Center shows that "Colorado has actually seen
its average temperature drop slightly from 1998 to 2011, when data is
collected only from rural stations and not those that have been
urbanized since 1900."