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July 7th, 2010
08:00 AM ET

No relief from heat in sight for Northeast

(CNN) – A scorching, record-breaking heat wave continues to roast much of the Northeast, with the National Weather Service keeping in effect heat advisories in the region until Wednesday evening. In addition, the service has issued an "excessive heat warning" until 8 p.m. Wednesday for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Trenton, New Jersey; and parts of Delaware. Our Jason Carroll reports on the sweltering, triple-digit temperatures causing grief across the East Coast. Watch Video

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July 7th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Lady Gaga teams up with Cyndi Lauper to fight AIDS

Editor's Note: In just two years, she's become a worldwide superstar, a Grammy-winner and a fashion icon. Now, Lady Gaga is teaming up with another famous face to spread awareness about AIDS. Alina Cho reports for the American Morning original series, "Big Stars, Big Giving." Originally posted Feb. 11, 2010.

(CNN) – There's no denying that Lady Gaga is one of the biggest stars on the planet. She has a unique ability to influence fans through her music, her fashion choices, and a philanthropic partnership with MAC cosmetics.

Watch Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper discuss AIDS awareness Video

July 7th, 2010
05:50 AM ET

LIVE Blog: Chat with us during the show

Editor's Note: Welcome to American Morning's LIVE Blog where you can discuss the "most news in the morning" with us each week day. Join the live chat during the show by adding your comments below. It's your chance to share your thoughts on the day's headlines. You have a better chance of having your comment get past our moderators if you follow our rules: 1) Keep it brief 2) No writing in ALL CAPS 3) Use your real name (first name only is fine) 4) No links 5) Watch your language (that includes $#&*).

Heat advisories are in effect until Wednesday evening in the Northeast.

Heat advisories are in effect until Wednesday evening in the Northeast.

Triple-digit temperatures to roast Northeast for another day

(CNN) – A scorching record-breaking heat wave continues to roast much of the Northeast, with the National Weather Service keeping in effect heat advisories in the region until Wednesday evening.

In addition, the service has issued an "excessive heat warning" until 8 p.m. Wednesday for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Trenton, New Jersey; and parts of Delaware.

Officials are advising people to stay indoors as the prolonged heat and humidity creates a "dangerous situation."

Already, the heat has claimed the life of an elderly woman in Philadelphia - where temperatures hit 102 degrees Tuesday.

The temperature also topped the century mark in Boston, Massachusetts; Washington and New York - where it hit 103.

Amidst the oppressive 100-degree heat, as many as 9,000 customers of Connecticut Light and Power in Stamford, Connecticut, were without electrical service Tuesday. A heat-related transformer failure at a substation in Stamford caused the outage, said a spokeswoman for the power company. Read more

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