Scott Neuman Scott Neuman works as a Digital News writer and editor, handling breaking news and feature stories for NPR.org. Occasionally he can be heard on-air reporting on stories for Newscasts and has done several radio features.

Leena Allen, 9, tries to beat the miserable heat by standing in front of a misting fan during a visit to the Saint Louis Zoo in St. Louis, Mo. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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