The "hot" topic on NPR this morning is whether Hillary wants to abolish the 2nd Amendment, as Donald claims.
The "hot" topic in the Middle East is whether people can live in fire.
Stepping outside is like “walking into a fire,” said Zainab Guman, a 26-year-old university student who lives in Basra.
“It’s like everything on your body — your skin, your eyes, your nose — starts to burn,” she said.
Guman has rarely left home during daylight hours since June, when temperatures started rising above 120 degrees and metal objects outside turned into searing-hot hazards.
Earlier this month, his 69-year-old father, Jassam, was rushed to the hospital after passing out from the heat.
“Fortunately, he was only bruised. He didn’t break any bones,” Farhan said of his father while sitting in his sweltering shack. “Iraqis are strong people. But this heat is like a fire. Can people live in fire?”