Editor’s note: This is a live account of heat wave updates from Saturday, June 26, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the weather.

Heat records are likely to be broken throughout the Puget Sound over the weekend, with temperatures predicted to reach beyond 100 degrees.

Meteorologists have called the weekend forecast an “unprecedented event.” The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for most of Western Washington, effective through Monday evening.

The so-called heat dome — a heat wave that sits over one

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Every day, the PetaPixel Instagram account is sharing excellent photography from our readers and those who inspire us. Here’s a look at some of our recent favorite posts and the photographers behind the lens.

Our @PetaPixel Instagram page has been posting all the great work that finds its way in front of our eyes. Want to see your photos shared on our account? First, you’ll want to follow us. Then use the #petapixel hashtag in your posts to join our Instagram community of photographers. These steps let us easily find what to share.

Below, we recognize a selection of talented

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Russia has confirmed 5,409,088 cases of coronavirus and 132,064 deaths, according to the national coronavirus information center. Russia’s total excess fatality count since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is around 475,000.

June 26: What you need to know today

  • Russia on Saturday confirmed 21,665 new coronavirus cases, the highest number since January, and 619 deaths. Moscow recorded 8,457 cases and 98 deaths. 

June 25

— Moscow authorities reimposed work-from-home restrictions Friday as the Russian capital posted a new daily record for Covid-19 deaths due to a surging outbreak of the Delta variant. In a decree published on his

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BEST-NEW-MOVIES-HBO-MAX-JUNE

It’s no secret that HBO Max has arguably the best library of movies and TV shows of any streaming service. Unlike some others, HBO Max is chock full of a mix of blockbuster new releases, wildly popular films, and also stone-cold classics, with very little to no filler in between. But that can sometimes make choosing what to watch a difficult task, so in the interest of making things easier, we’ve put together a list of seven titles you should prioritize this month. Below, we’ve listed the best new movies on HBO Max for the month of June 2021. These

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