Eastern US storms kill several, cause wide power outages
AP: Violent storms are being blamed for the deaths of at least nine people and widespread power outages. Many in the eastern U.S. are facing triple-digit temperatures without electricity — and without air conditioning.
Photo: An uprooted tree is seen Saturday after it damaged a home in Washington’s American University neighborhood. The tree also cut a power line. (Mandel Ngan / AFP – Getty Images via msnbc.com)