Severe storms are threatening the Mississippi River Valley into Thursday morning.
The boat, the MV Nirvana, capsized in the waters off Ormoc City in Leyte, according to Red Cross Chairman Richard J. Gordon in a tweet on the relief organization's Twitter feed.
A shark attack was reported on Wednesday on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, marking the state's seventh attack this year.
Another round of drenching and gusty thunderstorms is in store for areas from the central Plains to the Tennessee Valley through Thursday night.
In a state plagued by drought, Golden State residents are advised to play it safe with fireworks this Fourth of July.
The mercury soared to a whopping 36.7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday at London Heathrow Airport, setting an all-time July record high for the United Kingdom.
Severe storms plowed across Missouri on Wednesday evening into Thursday morning.
The heat wave that started across Spain and Portugal will spread across much of Europe this week with some of the hottest conditions of the year.
Closer to land, a new tropical system has developed: Tropical Depression 10W could bring rain and wind to Philippines.
July Fourth will be stormy from the central Plains to the mid-Atlantic, while clear skies are in store for much of the Midwest and New England.
Dry weather will prevail this holiday weekend across much of the Los Angeles area.
Charleston, SC (1843)
An alligator carried by a thunderstorm fell onto Anson Street.
Philadelphia, PA (1901)
A daily minimum temperature of just 82 degrees.
Wichita Falls, TX (1980)
114 degrees, breaking old record by 10 degrees. This is the 9th consecutive day of 100 degrees plus. Many other cities in Texas have reached or exceeded 100 degrees every day for more than a week.