A tourist mops the sweat from his brow as he stands in the heat outside the White House in Washington

 
A tourist mops the sweat from his brow as he stands in the heat outside the White House in Washington
A tourist mops the sweat from his brow as he stands in the heat outside the White House in Washington, July 24, 2010. Acording to the National Weather Service, the temperature had reached 99 degrees Fahrenheit in Washington by mid-day. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES)