New York Breaking News: Earnings Gains Drive Stocks Higher in Early Trade

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Solid earnings gains at major U.S. companies are driving stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. The advance put the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index back into record territory. A heat wave is putting a humid bear-hug on the Northeast this week. The heat index in Philadelphia today could reach 110 degrees and New York might use more electricity than ever before. Darren Criss has paid silent tribute to his late Glee costar, Cory Monteith. Just two days after his fellow actor's passing, Criss wore a black ribbon in honor of Monteith at a screening of his upcoming movie, Girl Most Likely, in New York City. A source told E! News that the 26-year-old "was in a pleasant, but somber mood" throughout the evening.

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