New York travel ban lifted, Washington at standstill after storm

A resident shovels snow away from the entrance to his home in Union City, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from Midtown Manhattan, after the second-biggest winter storm in New York history, January 24, 2016. Reuters/Rickey Rogers

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Temperatures soar as Israel hit with ‘extreme’ heat wave

Israelis enjoy the sea at the Southern Israeli city of Eilat, on August 6, 2015. (Flash90)

Israelis enjoy the sea at the Southern Israeli city of Eilat, on August 6, 2015. (Flash90)

Forecasters say high humidity levels to intensify heat; Jordan Valley gears up for temperatures up to 48º

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Death Toll in Egypt’s Scorching Heat Wave Rises to Over 60

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An Egyptian farmer carries an electric fan as she walks through a Cairo street , Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Egyptian health authorities say at least 40 people have died in the last two days amid a scorching heatwave hitting the country. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Three Years of Rain Falls in 12 Hours as Deadly Storm Causes Flooding, Mudslides in Chile

A man clings to a security line to cross a street flooded by the overflowing of the Copiapo River due to heavy rainfall that affected some areas in the city, in Copiapo, Chile on March 26, 2015. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Latest on flooding: Residents north of Houston evacuated

Motorists navigate deep water on after heavy rain showers flood much of the city, Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Amarillo, Texas. Amarillo received 1.7 inches of rain according the National Weather Service. (Michael Schumacher/The Amarillo Globe News via AP)

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