A Bright Spot Amid Haiti's Woes: Its 1st Mass Rollout Of COVID Vaccines

A Bright Spot Amid Haiti's Woes: Its 1st Mass Rollout Of COVID Vaccines
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Haiti received its first shipment of doses in July, just days after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse — and amid rising violence, poverty and the hurricane season.
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NYC Becomes Largest U.S. City To Require Proof Of Vaccination For Indoor Activities

NYC Becomes Largest U.S. City To Require Proof Of Vaccination For Indoor Activities
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new policy will take effect starting Sept. 13 and will apply to indoor dining, gyms and entertainment venues.
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Jamaican Sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins Historic 'Double-Double' In Track

Jamaican Sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins Historic 'Double-Double' In Track
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: The Jamaican sprinter has nabbed gold in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in Tokyo, after winning the same races at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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More Than 300 Died In China Flooding, Three Times The Previously Announced Toll

More Than 300 Died In China Flooding, Three Times The Previously Announced Toll
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: The previous death toll was 99. The provincial government says 50 people remain missing after record rainfall hit Henan.
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Greece's Entire Synchronized Swimming Team Is Out After Positive Coronavirus Tests

Greece's Entire Synchronized Swimming Team Is Out After Positive Coronavirus Tests
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: First came news that one athlete had tested positive; three more quickly followed. Now the whole team is being moved to a separate hotel.
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
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An Activist Who Helped Persecuted Belarusians Flee The Country Is Found Hanged

An Activist Who Helped Persecuted Belarusians Flee The Country Is Found Hanged
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Summary: Authorities in Belarus have ramped up the pressure against non-governmental organizations and independent media. An Olympic runner has recently received a humanitarian visa from Poland.
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Panic-Buying And Transport Lockdowns. In Wuhan, It Feels Like Early Pandemic Again

Panic-Buying And Transport Lockdowns. In Wuhan, It Feels Like Early Pandemic Again
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: In a dramatic move reminiscent of the first days of the coronavirus in China some 19 months ago, flights and trains in and out of the city of 11 million have been halted.
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Wuhan Orders Testing For All 10 Million Residents As The Delta Variant Hits China

Wuhan Orders Testing For All 10 Million Residents As The Delta Variant Hits China
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: The country's immigration authorities also said this week that they are not issuing new passports to their citizens unless there is a pressing need to travel abroad for education or employment.
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Voters Are Set To Decide A Hard-Fought Democratic Primary In Ohio

Voters Are Set To Decide A Hard-Fought Democratic Primary In Ohio
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: The race pits Nina Turner, an ally of Bernie Sanders and the so-called Squad, against Shontel Brown, who has endorsements from Hillary Clinton and James Clyburn. The contest could be close.
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She's Still Dealing With The Twisties, But Simone Biles Wins Another Medal In Tokyo

She's Still Dealing With The Twisties, But Simone Biles Wins Another Medal In Tokyo
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Biles looked happy and relieved after dismounting the balance beam, smiling and waving at the crowd to roaring applause. She's still experiencing the "twisties" but has found ways to cope.
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U.S. Long Jumper And Medalist Brittney Reese Says It's Time She Gets Some Recognition

U.S. Long Jumper And Medalist Brittney Reese Says It's Time She Gets Some Recognition
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: Is she the best long jumper of all time? "I am," she says. "Point-blank." Reese doesn't hold the world record, but she's established herself as an extraordinary athlete over a huge number of years.
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Biden Is Sending 110 Million Vaccines To Nations In Need. That's Just A First Step

Biden Is Sending 110 Million Vaccines To Nations In Need. That's Just A First Step
Added 11 hours ago
Summary: The Biden administration is closing in on 110 million doses delivered. But global health experts caution that billions more are needed to vanquish the pandemic.
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Wildfires Are Driving People Out Of Turkish Vacation Spots

Wildfires Are Driving People Out Of Turkish Vacation Spots
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Summary: Residents and tourists alike are being forced to evacuate Turkey's coastal towns, where flames have blazed for six days.
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Myanmar's Military Leader Declares Himself Prime Minister And Promises Elections

Myanmar's Military Leader Declares Himself Prime Minister And Promises Elections
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Summary: Six months after seizing power from the elected government, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing declared himself prime minister of Myanmar.
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U.S. Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher Won't Play In Women's Olympic Bronze Medal Match

U.S. Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher Won't Play In Women's Olympic Bronze Medal Match
Added 11 hours ago
Summary: Naeher was injured in the Olympic semifinal loss against Canada. Naeher landed awkwardly trying to swat the ball away in the first half. She played for a few more minutes and then was substituted out.
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U.S. Nabs Olympic Silver In The Fastest Men's 400 Meter Hurdles Race Ever

U.S. Nabs Olympic Silver In The Fastest Men's 400 Meter Hurdles Race Ever
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: The world record was absolutely smashed with the fastest field ever to run the men's 400 meter hurdles. Norway's Karsten Warholm took gold and Rai Benjamin won bronze for the U.S.
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At The Olympics, Sport Climbing Is Full Of Unknowns For Athletes And Fans

At The Olympics, Sport Climbing Is Full Of Unknowns For Athletes And Fans
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Sport Climbing is new to the Olympic Games, and seeks to find the best all-around athlete in three very different disciplines. Here's what (and who) to watch.
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White House Calls On States To Do More After Federal Eviction Ban Expires

White House Calls On States To Do More After Federal Eviction Ban Expires
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Democratic allies have called on the Biden administration to extend the federal eviction moratorium, but the White House maintains that its hands are tied by a Supreme Court ruling.
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
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All Eyes Are On USA Olympian Gwen Berry Who Calls For An End To Ban On Podium Protest

All Eyes Are On USA Olympian Gwen Berry Who Calls For An End To Ban On Podium Protest
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Hammer thrower Gwen Berry is arguably the most outspoken Team USA athlete on social justice, posting a video accusing the International Olympic Committee of taking advantage of athletes to make money.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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The Japanese Public Begins To Embrace The Tokyo Olympics

The Japanese Public Begins To Embrace The Tokyo Olympics
Added 16 hours ago
Summary: For the past year, polls in Japan showed overwhelming opposition to the Tokyo Olympics as the pandemic raged around the world. Now, with the Games underway, some residents are changing their opinions.
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Amazon Warehouse Workers In Alabama May Get To Vote Again On Union

Amazon Warehouse Workers In Alabama May Get To Vote Again On Union
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: A federal labor official found that Amazon's anti-union tactics may have tainted last spring's voting process sufficiently to scrap its results. Workers had rejected unionization more than 2-to-1.
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Trans Athlete Laurel Hubbard Has Made Olympic History Competing In Individual Event

Trans Athlete Laurel Hubbard Has Made Olympic History Competing In Individual Event
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: "Thank you to the IOC for living up to the Olympic values and showing that sport is for all and that weightlifting can be done by all types of people," Hubbard said after her competition.
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Mutaz Essa Barshim And Gianmarco Tamberi Share The Gold Medal In Olympic High Jump

Mutaz Essa Barshim And Gianmarco Tamberi Share The Gold Medal In Olympic High Jump
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: After two star athletes could not outdo one another, an official said they could move to a "jump-off." They had another idea: why not share?
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Some States Are Working To Prevent COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Some States Are Working To Prevent COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: The vast majority of these laws apply only to state and local governments, meaning private schools and employers could still require people to get vaccinated.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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How The Mounting Tension In Afghanistan Is Playing Out For Neighboring Pakistan

How The Mounting Tension In Afghanistan Is Playing Out For Neighboring Pakistan
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: As neighboring Afghanistan plunges further into conflict, Pakistani officials fear fighting and refugees will surge across the border. Many in Pakistan welcome the Taliban's attempts to wrest Kabul.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Israel's High Court Floats Proposal To Solve The Flash Point That Sparked War In Gaza

Israel's High Court Floats Proposal To Solve The Flash Point That Sparked War In Gaza
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: A plan put forward by the court would prevent the evictions of dozens of Palestinians in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Attempts to expel them sparked an 11-day war in May.
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U.S. Baseball Team Loses To Japan, But It Still Has A Tight Path To Gold Medal Game

U.S. Baseball Team Loses To Japan, But It Still Has A Tight Path To Gold Medal Game
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: Both the U.S. and Japan had been undefeated after going 2-0 to win their groups.
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The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Has Lost Its Shot At The Gold Medal

The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Has Lost Its Shot At The Gold Medal
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: The U.S. players had a 1-0 loss against Canada in the semifinal. They'll take bronze if they win their next game. The U.S. lost its star goalie to an injury in the first half.
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Your Facebook Account Was Hacked. Getting Help May Take Weeks — Or $299

Your Facebook Account Was Hacked. Getting Help May Take Weeks — Or $299
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: When Facebook accounts get hacked, victims call and email the company for help to little avail. Some have found a costly workaround: buying a virtual reality headset to get customer service.
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A Belarusian Sprinter Has Been Offered Asylum In Poland After Refusing To Return Home

A Belarusian Sprinter Has Been Offered Asylum In Poland After Refusing To Return Home
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: Belarusian athlete Kristina Timanovskaya, who refused to return home from the Tokyo Olympics after a dispute with her coaches, has now been offered refuge in Poland.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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How House Democrats' Campaign Chief Plans To Defy History In 2022

How House Democrats' Campaign Chief Plans To Defy History In 2022
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: Republicans need to gain just five seats in next year's midterm elections to take control of the U.S. House. It's New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney's job to make sure that doesn't happen.
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10 Unique Storylines To Follow In The Final Stretch Of The Tokyo Olympics

10 Unique Storylines To Follow In The Final Stretch Of The Tokyo Olympics
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: The swimmers are now leaving Japan and the spotlight moves to the track and field events at Olympic Stadium. We'll walk you through the biggest things to watch for until the closing ceremony.
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California's New Animal Welfare Law Could Mean The End Of Bacon

California's New Animal Welfare Law Could Mean The End Of Bacon
Added a day ago
Summary: In 2022, the state will begin enforcing a proposition that requires more space for breeding pigs, egg-laying chickens and veal calves. Only 4% of national hog operations now comply with the new rules.
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
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U.S. Gymnast Jade Carey Takes Gold In The Olympic Floor Exercise Final

U.S. Gymnast Jade Carey Takes Gold In The Olympic Floor Exercise Final
Added a day ago
Summary: The 21-year-old from Arizona pulls off a complicated tumbling routine with a high degree of difficulty, earning her first Olympic medal.
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Amid Anti-Asian Hate, AAPI Candidates Aim To Smash Stereotypes And Lead Their Cities

Amid Anti-Asian Hate, AAPI Candidates Aim To Smash Stereotypes And Lead Their Cities
Added a day ago
Summary: Three big cities might have their first Asian American Pacific Islander mayor next year. These candidates aren't just breaking barriers, they're fighting stereotypes at the root of anti-Asian hate.
Sentiment: negative
1 minute read
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A U.S. Athlete Defies Olympic Podium Protest Ban Under Threat Of Sanctions

A U.S. Athlete Defies Olympic Podium Protest Ban Under Threat Of Sanctions
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Olympic organizers are under intense pressure to end a ban on protests on the podium at the Tokyo Games. U.S. shot putter Raven Saunders became the first to defy the ban after winning a silver medal.
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Simone Biles Will Return For The Olympic Balance Beam Final

Simone Biles Will Return For The Olympic Balance Beam Final
Added 2 days ago
Summary: "We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow - Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!!" USA Gymnastics said. Biles has withdrawn from other events.
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House Speaker Pelosi And Democratic Leaders Call On Biden To Extend Eviction Ban

House Speaker Pelosi And Democratic Leaders Call On Biden To Extend Eviction Ban
Added 2 days ago
Summary: House Democratic leaders called the extension a "moral imperative" to prevent Americans from being put out of their homes during a COVID-19 surge. Some 3.6 billion Americans are at risk of eviction.
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An Olympic Runner Fell During The Last Lap Of The 1,500. She Still Won The Race

An Olympic Runner Fell During The Last Lap Of The 1,500. She Still Won The Race
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Suddenly well behind the leaders, Dutch distance runner Sifan Hassan stood up and turned on the gas. Eleven of the world's fastest runners stood between her and victory.
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'Documented Dreamers' Live Their Lives In The U.S., Then Face Self-Deportation At 21

'Documented Dreamers' Live Their Lives In The U.S., Then Face Self-Deportation At 21
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Pareen Mhatre's family filed for green cards, but Pareen doesn't qualify. She talks to Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how some immigrants "age out" of their status.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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It's In — And Big: Senators Unveil $1T Infrastructure Proposal

It's In — And Big: Senators Unveil $1T Infrastructure Proposal
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The over 2,700-page bipartisan bill, finalized Sunday night, includes money for roads, transit systems and high-speed internet access. It's the first phase of President Biden's infrastructure plan.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Zoom Agrees To Settle A Privacy Lawsuit For $85 Million

Zoom Agrees To Settle A Privacy Lawsuit For $85 Million
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The telecommunications company will not admit wrongdoing. If approved by a judge, subscribers would receive 15% refunds on their core subscriptions, or $25, whichever amount is larger.
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New Zealand Apologizes For 1970s Immigration Raids That Targeted Pacific Islanders

New Zealand Apologizes For 1970s Immigration Raids That Targeted Pacific Islanders
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Almost 50 years later, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has formally apologized for the early morning operation that came to be known as the Dawn Raids.
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Italy's Marcell Jacobs Is The Surprise Successor Of Usain Bolt

Italy's Marcell Jacobs Is The Surprise Successor Of Usain Bolt
Added 2 days ago
Summary: At the Tokyo Olympics, one of the marquee events took place: the men's 100-meter sprint. It's been dominated by Usain Bolt the past three Olympics. But the gregarious sprinter wasn't there this year.
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Belarusian Olympian Says She Was Forcibly Taken To Airport After Criticizing Coaches

Belarusian Olympian Says She Was Forcibly Taken To Airport After Criticizing Coaches
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya told reporters that she was pleading for help from Japanese police at the airport and will not return home to Belarus.
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Mexico Referendum Puts Vague Question To Voters

Mexico Referendum Puts Vague Question To Voters
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Mexico is holding a referendum on whether to put past presidents on trial for graft, corruption and other crimes. But some critics are calling it a farce.
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Florida Reports A New Record With More Than 21,000 COVID-19 Cases On Saturday

Florida Reports A New Record With More Than 21,000 COVID-19 Cases On Saturday
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Florida is quickly becoming the country's epicenter for COVID-19 as the state saw a 50% increase over the last week in new cases.
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History Professor Calls For U.S. Inclusion Of Mexico Studies

History Professor Calls For U.S. Inclusion Of Mexico Studies
Added 2 days ago
Summary: NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Harvard history professor Gabriela Soto Laveaga about her recent op-ed titled, "Every American needs to take a history of Mexico class."
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Marcell Jacobs Wins The Men's 100 Meter, Inheriting The Crown From Usain Bolt

Marcell Jacobs Wins The Men's 100 Meter, Inheriting The Crown From Usain Bolt
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Jacobs beat his personal best time and put his star solidly on the map in the blazing fast race. The U.S.'s Fred Kerley, who is 26 and from San Antonio, took silver.
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U.S. Golfer Xander Schauffele Wins Gold At Tokyo Olympics

U.S. Golfer Xander Schauffele Wins Gold At Tokyo Olympics
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Schauffele won the men's golf competition by one stroke over Slovakia's Rory Sabbatini. Schauffele said he would deliver the gold medal to his father who once dreamed of being an Olympic decathlete.
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A Look At The Gaza Strip, 2 Months After A Devastating 11-Day War With Israel

A Look At The Gaza Strip, 2 Months After A Devastating 11-Day War With Israel
Added 2 days ago
Summary: More than two months after a fierce 11-day war between Hamas and Israel, reconstruction on the devastated Gaza Strip is mostly on hold. Negotiations continue over what supplies can be allowed in.
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Mexico Votes In First National Referendum Today, But The Question At Stake Is Murky

Mexico Votes In First National Referendum Today, But The Question At Stake Is Murky
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Mexicans go to the polls today to vote in a referendum on whether former presidents can be investigated and tried for corruption.
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A Russian Immigrant To The U.S. Humorously Recounts Her Experience, Love For America

A Russian Immigrant To The U.S. Humorously Recounts Her Experience, Love For America
Added 2 days ago
Summary: It's a particular pleasure to see our splintered country through the eyes of Margarita Gokun Silver, a determined and appreciative emigree, in 'I Named My Dog Pushkin.'
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Sunisa Lee Takes Bronze In The Olympic Uneven Bars Final

Sunisa Lee Takes Bronze In The Olympic Uneven Bars Final
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Lee flipped and twisted from bar to bar in a sparkly blue leotard. She smiled and looked confident as she walked off the mat, and seemed a little surprised at her score.
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U.S. Gymnast MyKayla Skinner Medals In An Event She Didn't Expect To Compete In

U.S. Gymnast MyKayla Skinner Medals In An Event She Didn't Expect To Compete In
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Skinner was tapped to compete in the vault individual final after Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast in the world, withdrew from the competition to focus on her mental health.
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Simone Biles Withdraws From Floor, Still Might Compete In Balance Beam

Simone Biles Withdraws From Floor, Still Might Compete In Balance Beam
Added 3 days ago
Summary: "Simone has withdrawn from the event final for floor and will make a decision on beam later this week," USA Gymnastics said. "Either way, we're all behind you, Simone."
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Western Wildfires May Take Weeks To Months To Contain

Western Wildfires May Take Weeks To Months To Contain
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon, the country's largest active blaze, could reach full containment in October. Until then, officials say, wildfire conditions will only continue to intensify.
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Out-And-Proud Raven 'Hulk' Saunders Takes Silver In Women's Shot Put

Out-And-Proud Raven 'Hulk' Saunders Takes Silver In Women's Shot Put
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Saunders said she's been open about her mental health struggles so others don't feel alone. It's also why she wears her identities so proudly as a gay Black woman.
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Disqualified Nigerian Athletes Protest At Olympic Village

Disqualified Nigerian Athletes Protest At Olympic Village
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Ten of Nigeria's 23 Olympic athletes were ruled ineligible after officials determined they had not received the required number of drug tests in the months leading up to the Tokyo Games.
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MyKayla Skinner Will Compete For Simone Biles In Women's Vault Finals

MyKayla Skinner Will Compete For Simone Biles In Women's Vault Finals
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The 24-year-old was an alternate for the women's team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Sunday will be her last chance to compete at the Olympic level before retiring from gymnastics.
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Caeleb Dressel Is Leaving Tokyo With Five Olympic Gold Medals

Caeleb Dressel Is Leaving Tokyo With Five Olympic Gold Medals
Added 3 days ago
Summary: It's been an astonishingly successful Games for the 24-year-old from Florida. He added two gold medals to his haul from the Tokyo Olympics, departing the Games with five golds.
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Why DoorDash Drivers Are On Strike

Why DoorDash Drivers Are On Strike
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Having organized on TikTok, Reddit and Facebook, many DoorDash drivers around the country logged off the app on Saturday. Drivers are demanding tip transparency and higher pay.
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An Australian Gold Medalist Invited Her Bronze-Winning Teammate To Share The Podium

An Australian Gold Medalist Invited Her Bronze-Winning Teammate To Share The Podium
Added 3 days ago
Summary: After winning her second gold medal, swimmer Kaylee McKeown invited Emily Seebohm to share the top step of the podium. "It was quite emotional. She had some tears in her eyes, so did I," McKeown says.
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IPhone Photo Award-Winners Capture Tender Moments, Stark Contrasts And A Magical Sky

IPhone Photo Award-Winners Capture Tender Moments, Stark Contrasts And A Magical Sky
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The winning images from this year's iPhone Photography Award feature a man connecting with his horse, two rugged shepherds holding soft lambs and a figure looking into a brilliant night sky.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Novak Djokovic, The World's No. 1 Tennis Player, Fails To Medal At The Olympics

Novak Djokovic, The World's No. 1 Tennis Player, Fails To Medal At The Olympics
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Serbia's Djokovic loses to Spain's Pablo Carreño Busta, ending his chances of winning a bronze in Tokyo. "I gave it all, whatever I had left in the tank, which was not so much," Djokovic says.
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Tokyo's New COVID-19 Infections Hit A Record Again, Topping 4,000 For The First Time

Tokyo's New COVID-19 Infections Hit A Record Again, Topping 4,000 For The First Time
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Daily infections are nearly quadruple the numbers reported just a week ago. Japan's prime minister, who has denied the Olympics are to blame, has extended a state of emergency to the end of August.
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Biden Calls On The Military To Look Into Making The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory

Biden Calls On The Military To Look Into Making The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The White House has called on the Defense Department to look into "how and when" it will mandate military service members to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Russians Tied To The SolarWinds Cyberattack Hacked Federal Prosecutors, DOJ Says

Russians Tied To The SolarWinds Cyberattack Hacked Federal Prosecutors, DOJ Says
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Russian hackers broke into email accounts of prominent federal prosecutors' offices last year, the Justice Department says. A former prosecutor says such accounts often transmit sensitive information.
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Russia's 'Foreign Agent' Law Targets Journalists, Activists, Even Ordinary Citizens

Russia's 'Foreign Agent' Law Targets Journalists, Activists, Even Ordinary Citizens
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The recently expanded law says that freelance journalists, YouTube bloggers and practically anyone else who receives money from abroad and voices a political opinion can be considered a foreign agent.
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Western Wildfires Have Destroyed More Than Last Year, And It's Not Even Peak Season

Western Wildfires Have Destroyed More Than Last Year, And It's Not Even Peak Season
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Extreme heat and on-going drought have made Western wildfires a national challenge this summer, with smoke moving from coast-to-coast. The peak of fire season isn't even here yet.
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Uyghurs Are Facing Abuse In Camps In China. The U.S. Congress Is Trying To Address It

Uyghurs Are Facing Abuse In Camps In China. The U.S. Congress Is Trying To Address It
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Scott Simon talks with Democratic Congressman Thomas Suozzi of New York about the new bipartisan caucus he's co-founded to bring attention to the plight of the Uyghurs.
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Uyghurs Are Facing Abuse In Camps In China. The U.S. Congress Is Trying To Address It

Uyghurs Are Facing Abuse In Camps In China. The U.S. Congress Is Trying To Address It
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Scott Simon talks with Democratic Congressman Thomas Suozzi of New York about the new bipartisan caucus he's co-founded to bring attention to the plight of the Uyghurs.
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Opinion: New Jersey Renames Its Rest Stops As A Nation Rethinks Monuments

Opinion: New Jersey Renames Its Rest Stops As A Nation Rethinks Monuments
Added 3 days ago
Summary: New Jersey will honor nine of its most illustrious citizens by slapping their names on rest stops along the turnpike. Scott Simon muses over what becomes a legend most.
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Elaine Thompson-Herah Is Crowned The Fastest Woman In The World At The Tokyo Games

Elaine Thompson-Herah Is Crowned The Fastest Woman In The World At The Tokyo Games
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica has won the fastest women's track race at the Tokyo Games in Olympic record time. She was the defending gold medalist in this event. Jamaica swept the final.
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Across Federal Workforce, People With Disabilities See Need For More Representation

Across Federal Workforce, People With Disabilities See Need For More Representation
Added 3 days ago
Summary: People with disabilities represent the largest minority group in the country, but say they remain vastly underrepresented when it comes to the ranks of the federal workforce.
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As COVID Concern Grows In Kansas, So Does Confusion Over Who Is In Charge

As COVID Concern Grows In Kansas, So Does Confusion Over Who Is In Charge
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, has been hesitant to issue any statewide mandates without a ruling from the state Supreme Court on her powers. Counties aren't jumping at the opportunity either.
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There's Vaccine Drama In Arkansas, Where Rates Are Low And Everyone Has An Opinion

There's Vaccine Drama In Arkansas, Where Rates Are Low And Everyone Has An Opinion
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The state has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S. And this weekend, 80,000 doses will expire because of lack of demand. The campaign is on to get people to sign up.
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A Research Vessel Found SpongeBob Lookalikes A Mile Under The Ocean's Surface

A Research Vessel Found SpongeBob Lookalikes A Mile Under The Ocean's Surface
Added 3 days ago
Summary: A photo of a real-life sponge and starfish hanging out together delighted the internet. "The reality is a little crueler than perhaps a cartoon would suggest," says the researcher who posted it.
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At The 'Quarantine Hotel,' Olympians Deal With Isolation And Shattered Dreams

At The 'Quarantine Hotel,' Olympians Deal With Isolation And Shattered Dreams
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Summary: Some of the athletes who tested positive for the coronavirus were first-time Olympians. They all must wait in a "quarantine hotel" for up to 10 days and watch their teammates compete without them.
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Ravi Told George, They Told The World: The Birth Of The Celebrity Benefit Concert

Ravi Told George, They Told The World: The Birth Of The Celebrity Benefit Concert
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Summary: 50 years ago, on August 1, 1971, the Concert for Bangladesh, led by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, raised funds — and awareness — for Bengali refugees. What's the legacy of this landmark event?
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Tiny San Marino — Population 34,000 — Just Won Its First Ever Olympic Medal

Tiny San Marino — Population 34,000 — Just Won Its First Ever Olympic Medal
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Summary: On Thursday, Alessandra Perilli won the bronze medal in the women's trap shooting final, a first for the microstate entirely hemmed in by Italy.
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This Utah Adventure Town Wants To Put The Brakes On Promoting Itself

This Utah Adventure Town Wants To Put The Brakes On Promoting Itself
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Summary: Tourists are visiting national parks and surrounding public lands in record numbers this summer, which is causing some overwhelmed national park gateway towns to rethink their promotion strategies.
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American BMX Racer Connor Fields Remains In Tokyo Hospital After Olympic Crash

American BMX Racer Connor Fields Remains In Tokyo Hospital After Olympic Crash
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Summary: The defending gold medalist crashed during a semifinal heat on Friday. He suffered a brain hemorrhage and a broken rib, and spent the night in intensive care.
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Simone Biles Withdraws From The Vault And Uneven Bars Finals At The Olympics

Simone Biles Withdraws From The Vault And Uneven Bars Finals At The Olympics
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Summary: "After further consultation with medical staff, Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the event finals for vault and the uneven bars," USA Gymnastics said.
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Broadway Shows Will Reopen But Only If You're Vaccinated And Masked

Broadway Shows Will Reopen But Only If You're Vaccinated And Masked
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Summary: Producers announced the requirements will be in place at least through October. There are exceptions for people, such as children under 12, who can't get vaccinations.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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USA's Katie Ledecky Three-Peats And Wins Olympic Gold Again In 800 Meter Freestyle

USA's Katie Ledecky Three-Peats And Wins Olympic Gold Again In 800 Meter Freestyle
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Summary: U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky has won Olympic gold again in the 800 meter freestyle. She repeated her gold medal swim at the 2012 London and 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics to win at the Tokyo Olympics.
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All The Olympic Firsts That Happened In The First Week Of Competition

All The Olympic Firsts That Happened In The First Week Of Competition
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Summary: It's already been a historic Games and it's not over yet.
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The U.S. Men's Fencing Team Wore Pink Face Masks To Protest Their Own Teammate

The U.S. Men's Fencing Team Wore Pink Face Masks To Protest Their Own Teammate
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Summary: The three-man team hasn't been shy about their feelings regarding Alen Hadzic, who's been accused of sexual misconduct dating back to 2013.
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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Beats The Netherlands And Advances To Olympic Semifinals

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Beats The Netherlands And Advances To Olympic Semifinals
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Summary: This means they'll head to the semifinal. The U.S. is trying to become the first reigning Women's World Cup champion to win Olympic gold.
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Say Hello To The Tokyo Olympic Robots

Say Hello To The Tokyo Olympic Robots
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Summary: The field support robot will be fetching after all sorts of objects during the weekend's track and field events. It's one of several robots designed to make the Games more user-friendly and efficient.
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Australia's Zero Tolerance Policy For COVID-19 Cracks With New Wave Of Cases

Australia's Zero Tolerance Policy For COVID-19 Cracks With New Wave Of Cases
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Summary: Australia was once seen as a safe haven from COVID-19. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Bloomberg's Georgina McKay in Sydney about the rise in new cases and Australians' protests of lockdown measures.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Novak Djokovic's 'Golden Slam' Dreams Are Crushed With Olympic Semifinal Elimination

Novak Djokovic's 'Golden Slam' Dreams Are Crushed With Olympic Semifinal Elimination
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Summary: The Serbian star was beaten in the men's tennis semifinal by Germany's Alexander Zverev. It means Djokovic can't make history by winning all four major tournaments and Olympic gold in a single year.
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A New Tunnel Is Spotted At A Chinese Nuclear Test Site

A New Tunnel Is Spotted At A Chinese Nuclear Test Site
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Summary: Satellite imagery showing a new tunnel comes just weeks after the discovery of two new nuclear missile fields in other parts of China.
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Record-Breaking COVID-19 Cases Lead Olympic Host Japan To Expand A State Of Emergency

Record-Breaking COVID-19 Cases Lead Olympic Host Japan To Expand A State Of Emergency
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Summary: The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has doubled over the past month, and experts estimate that the current fifth wave of infections still has a week or two to go before reaching its peak.
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Vaccinated People With Breakthrough Infections Can Spread The Delta Variant, CDC Says

Vaccinated People With Breakthrough Infections Can Spread The Delta Variant, CDC Says
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Summary: In an outbreak in Provincetown, Mass., three-quarters of cases occurred in fully vaccinated people. The study's findings suggest that vaccinated people infected with delta can transmit the virus.
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Notes Show Trump Pressed The Justice Department To Declare The 2020 Election Corrupt

Notes Show Trump Pressed The Justice Department To Declare The 2020 Election Corrupt
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Summary: New documents released by the House Oversight Committee log a telephone conversation between Justice Department leaders and then-President Donald Trump in December 2020.
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Was It 'Reasonable' To Ship 81 Million Opioid Pills To This Small West Virginia City?

Was It 'Reasonable' To Ship 81 Million Opioid Pills To This Small West Virginia City?
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Summary: As a landmark federal opioid trial nears completion, West Virginia communities are demanding $2.5 billion in compensation. Drug firms say they acted responsibly in shipping millions of pills.
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These Athletes Made It All The Way To The Olympics Only To End Up In Isolation

These Athletes Made It All The Way To The Olympics Only To End Up In Isolation
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Summary: For athletes in Tokyo, the games aren't just defined by competing but by COVID-19 — and avoiding it long enough to participate. Already 20 athletes have had their Olympic dreams dashed by the virus.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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An Outbreak Of The Coronavirus Delta Variant Has Spread To 15 Chinese Cities

An Outbreak Of The Coronavirus Delta Variant Has Spread To 15 Chinese Cities
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Summary: China is battling to stem the spread of new cases tied to the more infectious variant. Nearly 200 people have been infected since last week, when a case was detected at an international airport.
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Australian Troops Will Help Enforce A Coronavirus Lockdown In Sydney

Australian Troops Will Help Enforce A Coronavirus Lockdown In Sydney
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Summary: About 300 unarmed soldiers are joining local police in the city of 6 million to enforce coronavirus restrictions as authorities try to quell a new outbreak linked to the delta variant.
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