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Associated Press

UK prime minister's wife says she's pregnant again

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s wife, Carrie, said Saturday that she is expecting the couple’s second child.Carrie Johns...

Tenants prepare for unknown as eviction moratorium ends

BOSTON (AP) — Tenants saddled with months of back rent are facing the end of the federal eviction moratorium Saturday, a move that could lead to ...

Bacon may disappear in California as pig rules take effect

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thanks to a reworked menu and long hours, Jeannie Kim managed to keep her San Francisco restaurant alive during the coron...

Ammunition shelves bare as U.S. gun sales continue to soar

SEATTLE (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with record sales of firearms, has fueled a shortage of ammunition in the United States that’s im...

Mask guidance divides parents heading into new school year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With U.S. health officials recommending that children mask up in school this fall, parents and policy makers across the na...

BBC News

IRS ordered to hand over Donald Trump tax returns to Congress

The ruling is a big legal blow to the ex-president, who has not publicly disclosed his tax returns.

Sightseeing athletes lose accreditation

Two Georgian silver medallists are told to leave the Olympic Games for taking a sightseeing trip in Tokyo.

Thompson-Herah defends 100m title

Elaine Thompson-Herah became the second-fastest woman in history as she beat fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to defend her Olympic 100m title.

Israel accuses Iran over deadly oil tanker attack

The country's foreign minister blames "Iranian terrorism" for an attack that left two people dead.

Afghanistan: Fighting rages as Taliban besiege three key cities

Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to capture major Afghan urban areas.

BBC Sport

Durant makes Team USA history

Kevin Durant becomes the highest-scoring player in Team USA history as they book a quarter-final spot at the Tokyo Olympics.

Lions bid for series win against South Africa

Follow live text updates as the British & Irish Lions bid to win the second Test against South Africa and wrap up the series.

Brazil to face Mexico in Olympic semis

Brazil's men remain in the hunt for back-to-back Olympic golds, and will face Mexico in the semi-finals.

Champions Rangers start with win

Scott Wright's sublime finish finally kills off stubborn Livingston as Rangers begin their first Scottish Premiership title defence in 10 years wit...

Hamilton booed after claiming pole

Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to a Mercedes one-two ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying.

Bloomberg

The Real Reason China Is Cracking Down on Its Tech Giants

When China went into Covid-19 lockdown last year, online tutoring took off. Billions of dollars flooded into hot startups, among them Yuanfudao, wh...

Covid Breakthrough Cases: Bloomberg Identifies 100,000 Cases as Delta Rises

Covid Breakthrough Cases: Identifies 100,000 Cases as Delta Rises

Business Insider

Rep. Cori Bush: Dems 'went on vacation' as eviction moratorium set to expire

Once the moratorium expires on July 31, about 6 million Americans will risk eviction in the coming months.

The US reported 122,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday — the highest single-day spike since February

The CDC last week shifted its mask guidance and said vaccinated people should wear face coverings in areas with high levels of COVID-19 transmission.

6 YouTube drama channel creators explain why spilling tea is harder than it used to be

Insider spoke to six influential people who spread the news on YouTube about the biggest challenges they face in their community.

Hedge funds get a wake up call on the risks of investing in China

Hedge funds with big positions in Chinese companies will likely be proceeding with caution after the regulatory environment rocked markets, insider...

Wall Street and Silicon Valley looking for cloud cost FinOps pros

Banks, retailers, and pharma companies are all hiring for tech's hottest new role: helping them cut costs in Amazon, Microsoft, and Google's clouds.

CNBC

CNN

Patterson Hospital was a 'lifeline' to many in this rural community - CNN Video

A record number of rural hospitals are closing across the United States during the Covid pandemic. For this community in Georgia, it's no different...

DeSantis and other GOP 2024 prospects target public health officials with political attacks

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' warning this week of a "Faucian distopia" offered the latest glimpse at how ambitious Republicans eyeing 2024 presidenti...

Analysis: Kids are starting their third Covid school year. Here's what to know.

A rising senior was a sophomore back in 2020 when US schools first shut down. Students then struggled through an entire school year of Covid, and n...

Five takeaways on the science behind CDC's latest mask guidance

With surges in Covid-19 cases driven by the Delta variant, most Americans are now being advised to wear masks indoors -- regardless of vaccination ...

The surge of Covid-19 infections for unvaccinated people is only beginning, experts warn

With the recent increase of Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations due to the spread of the more dangerous Delta variant, health experts and offi...

ESPN

Baltimore Ravens shore up pass rush, agree to 1-year, $4 million deal with Justin Houston, sources say

The Baltimore Ravens signed outside linebacker Justin Houston to a one-year deal worth up to $4 million, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy 'absolutely' understands other teams' interest in QB Nick Foles

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy said he 'absolutely' understands why teams would be interested in third-string quarterback Nick Foles.

Detroit Lions hold watch party to support Olympic hurdler Melissa Gonzalez, wife of QB David Blough

The Detroit Lions held a local watch party on Friday to cheer on Melissa Gonzalez -- the wife of quarterback David Blough -- as she qualified for t...

Kevin Durant powers Team USA's rout of Czech Republic on record night

On a night when he became the all-time leading American scorer in the Olympics, Kevin Durant added another tremendous performance to his Team USA r...

Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old Olympic record in women's 100 meters

Elaine Thompson-Herah broke Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old Olympic record in the women's 100 meters, crossing the line in 10.61 seconds Sat...

Fox Sports

Russell Westbrook's marriage with the Lakers could make his legacy whole

Russell Westbrook is many things, but he's yet to be a champion. The Lakers can provide him that legacy-defining opportunity.

Softball star Danielle Lawrie reveals what winning an Olympic medal truly means

Team Canada softball star Danielle Lawrie's Olympic run is nothing short of a tale of redemption, writes Charlotte Wilder.

Russell Westbrook To Los Angeles: A Trade Only The Lakers Could Pull Off

The Russ-to-L.A. move could be great or disastrous, but no matter which way it goes, it won’t be quiet. Martin Rogers has the story.

Several teams improved at the MLB trade deadline, but the Dodgers were clear winners

In landing Max Scherzer and Trea Turner, the Dodgers were the big winners at the MLB trade deadline, Pedro Moura writes.

2022 NBA Mock Draft big board

With the 2021 NBA Draft in the books, Jason McIntyre looks ahead to the top 30 players available in 2022.

Independent

British and Irish Lions vs South Africa LIVE: Second test latest score and updates in Cape Town

British and Irish Lions vs South Africa LIVE: Second test latest score and updates in Cape Town

Boris and Carrie Johnson expecting second baby together

Prime minister Boris Johnson’s wife Carrie has announced she is pregnant with their second child.

Five-year-old boy dies after being found in river in Bridgend

The child’s body was discovered in the Ogmore River in Wales

We must not sleepwalk into a global education crisis

The pandemic is projected to force an additional 10 per cent of students into learning poverty. In these challenging times, the world needs a bold,...

Batley murder: Five teenagers and man jailed for brutal killing of 20-year-old they chanced across in alleyway

Gang chased and cornered Bradley Gledhill before stabbing, stamping and kicking him to death

Newsweek

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Toughens Bans on Mask and Vaccine Mandates

"The new Executive Order emphasizes that the path forward relies on personal responsibility rather than government mandates," Abbott said in a stat...

Madison Cawthorn's Bail Fund for Anti-Mask Republicans Seemingly Funds His Own Campaign

"If Kamala can pay the bail for violent Antifa rioters, then I can pay the bail for any Republican staffer arrested for not wearing a mask," Cawtho...

Dr. Stella Immanuel, Hydroxychloroquine Advocate, Sues CNN, Anderson Cooper for $100M

Dr. Stella Immanuel claimed "You don't need masks, there is a cure...You don't need people to be locked down."

Uber Joins Facebook, Google Requiring Employees Returning to Offices to Be Vaccinated

The rideshare company plans on returning employees to offices in October, but they must be fully vaccinated.

Florida Reports Over 8,900 Hospitalized COVID Patients, Nearly 1,300 Less Than Pandemic Peak

"What's extraordinary is the speed at which we are currently seeing new cases. The slope is pretty steep, and we haven't seen the end of it," said ...

Reuters

Swiss Bencic beats Czech Vondrousova to win women's singles Olympic gold in Tokyo

World number 12 Belinda Bencic dug deep to overpower Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova 7-5 2-6 6-3 on Saturday and win the Tokyo Olympics women'...

Athletics-Thompson-Herah scorches to 100m glory, closes on Flo-Jo

Defending champion Elaine Thompson-Herah delivered the first seminal moment of the Olympic athletics programme on Saturday when she became the seco...

Russia reports pressure drop in space station service module

The head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency said on Saturday that pressure in a Russian service module on the International Space Station had dropp...

Turkish wildfire leaves charred home and ashes, as blazes continue

Days after a raging wildfire in southern Turkey drove his family from the home they lived in for four decades, Mehmet Demir returned on Saturday t...

U.S. Senate works on the weekend on $1 trillion infrastructure bill

The U.S. Senate will continue work on Saturday on a bill that would spend $1 trillion on roads, rail lines and other infrastructure, as lawmakers f...

The Economist

The Guardian (UK)

The Huffington Post

Bacon May Disappear In California As Pig Law Takes Effect

The California rules could be a case of consumers clearly paying a price for their beliefs.

Tenants Prepare For Unknown As Eviction Moratorium Ends

The federal eviction moratorium expiring could lead to millions being forced from their homes.

Here's What I've Learned About Grief After Attending 4 Zoom Funerals In The Last Year

"What do we do now with all the grief that never had its proper chance to be shared in person?"

Why You Can’t Out-Organize Voter Suppression

Aside from the financial and human costs, it is impossible to organize when Republicans make that very act illegal.

Olympic Swimmer Lilly King Says This 1 American Trait Is 'Bulls**t'

The swim star said it wasn't excused by America maybe having "extremely high standards for this sort of thing."

The Telegraph

The Wall Street Journal

Border Surge, Delta Variant Complicate Biden’s Immigration Agenda

Plans to ease public-health rules at the border, overhaul the asylum system and create a path to citizenship for Dreamers face potential delays or ...

Instead of Gold, Djokovic’s Olympics End with a Meltdown

The world No.1 lost his singles match on Saturday, lost his temper and skipped mixed doubles altogether to miss both of his shots at a bronze medal.

Behind the Rise of U.S. Solar Power, a Mountain of Chinese Coal

Reliance on coal-fired electricity to produce solar panels raises concerns in the West

The Zen of the Olympic Bullpen Cart

The unlikely baseball star of the Tokyo Games is a slow-moving vehicle that ferries pitchers to the mound in a giant baseball mitt.

Delta Variant Fears Spur Some Americans to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

Concerns about the Delta variant, confidence in vaccines’ safety and pressure from friends and family are helping people get past their hesitancy

The Washington Post

Elaine Thompson-Herah wins gold, and passes a legend, in a star-studded 100-meter final

Three Jamaican women sweep the medals in the fastest, deepest 100-meter final in Olympic history.

Disney and Walmart mandate employees to be vaccinated as covid-19 cases spike nationwide

The news comes after corporate giants Google, Facebook and Uber announced their own vaccine mandates for employees this week.

The Tokyo Games went on. But American viewers aren’t coming along.

Viewership is down significantly; public polling shows Americans are not enthusiastic about these Olympics; and the plight of Olympians and their m...

You’re going to be asked to prove your vaccination status. Here’s how to do it.

There’s no be-all-end-all way to carry proof of vaccination on your phone. We make sense of how different options approach your privacy, ensure y...

Eviction moratorium expires as renters face rising covid cases and lack of aid

Moody’s data shows there are still well over 6 million renters behind on payments as the eviction moratorium expires on July 31.

Time

Ban on 'Soul Cap' Spotlights Lack of Diversity in Swimming

Alice Dearing has an afro, a voluminous puff nearly impossible to protect in most swimming caps. Her hair shrinks if it gets wet. And the chlorine?...

Elaine Thompson-Herah Breaks 100-m Olympic Record, Further Cementing Jamaica's Sprint Legend

The defending 100-m Olympic champion pointed at the scoreboard before the finish, just like fellow Jamaican, Usain Bolt, did at the 2008 Beijing Ga...

Russians Behind SolarWinds Cyberattack Hacked Federal Prosecutors: Justice Department

The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prose...

Kevin Durant Becomes Top Scorer in U.S. Men's Olympic History

Kevin Durant is now the leading men's scorer in U.S. Olympic basketball history.

Katie Ledecky’s Incredible Olympic Legacy

Katie Ledecky ended the Tokyo Olympics with a dominant gold medal performance in the 800m

USA Today

Massachusetts outbreak in national spotlight shows 'vaccines are working'; cases surge in New Orleans: Live COVID-19 updates

A study released by health officials on Friday suggests that even people who are vaccinated can be contagious. Live COVID-19 updates.

Elaine Thompson-Herah leads Jamaican sweep with 100-meter gold

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah won consecutive Olympics golds in the women’s 100 meters, leading a Jamaican sweep of the medals in Tokyo.

Tokyo Olympics live updates: US wins bronze in mixed-gender relay, Team USA guaranteed medal in baseball

The US won a bronze medal in the 4x400 mixed-gender relay while Team USA is guaranteed a medal in baseball after beating South Korea.

The Olympics are no longer the only game on TV. Here's why

NBC's Olympics still dominate broadcast and cable ratings, but ratings are down sharply and competitors are less intimidated in counterprogramming.

Biden wants more transparency for police disciplinary records. Experts say it’s harder than it sounds.

“We have to have rules where you can be able to determine what the background, how many times a cop has violated the rules," President Biden said.

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