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Photos: Highlights Of The Tokyo Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

A standout moment came midway through the event when Tonga’s Pita Taufatofua — once again oiled and bare-chested — vied to steal the show. (Image…

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U.S. Moves To Drop Visa Fraud Charge Against A Chinese Researcher

U.S. prosecutors sought to drop their case against a Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military on a visa application so…

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New Zealand Suspends Travel Bubble With Australia As Sydney COVID-19 Cluster Grows

New Zealand recently imposed quarantine restrictions on travelers from New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia states, where lockdowns have been introduced to contain delta…

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Live updates: Olympics formally kick off with “sobering” opening ceremony

After a year-long delay, the Tokyo Olympics are finally underway. But this year’s largely spectator-less opening ceremony is a “sobering” event focused primarily on the…

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In photos: Olympics opening ceremony kicks off pandemic-delayed Games

The Olympics opening ceremony kicked off Friday in a nearly-empty stadium in Tokyo. The big picture: The ceremony, which features fewer performers than usual, started…

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Live updates: Olympics formally kick off with “sobering” opening ceremony

After a year-long delay, the Tokyo Olympics are finally underway. But this year’s largely spectator-less opening ceremony is a “sobering” event focused primarily on the…

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Let The Games Begin: The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

The organizers are trying to celebrate the world’s top athletes coming together to compete and send a message of hope at a time of isolation….

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In photos: Olympics opening ceremony kicks off pandemic-delayed Games

The Olympics opening ceremony kicked off Friday in a nearly-empty stadium in Tokyo. The big picture: The ceremony, which features fewer performers than usual, started…

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Live updates: Olympics formally kick off with “sobering” opening ceremony

After a year-long delay, the Tokyo Olympics are finally underway. But this year’s largely spectator-less opening ceremony is a “sobering” event focused primarily on the…

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Not again: Another heat dome to bring scorching temperatures to continental U.S.

A significant and far-reaching heat wave is poised to build across much of the continental U.S. during the next few weeks, and it could be…

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Jacinda Ardern announces Australian travel bubble suspension as Covid outbreak worsens – video

New Zealand will suspend its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for two months, as the country grapples with a number of serious outbreaks of Covid-19. Travel with…

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Live updates: Olympics to formally kick off with “sobering” opening ceremony

After a year-long delay, the Tokyo Olympics are finally set to formally kick off Friday. But this year’s largely spectator-less opening ceremony is expected to…

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What it’s like to hail an air taxi from Blade

The future of urban air mobility is a lot closer than you think and could start changing the way cities work in just a few…

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What it’s like inside the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — On television, this year’s Olympics opening ceremony may not look that different from years past. But pan back just a bit from the…

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New Mexico bishop refuses to give Communion to state lawmaker over vote on abortion bill

A New Mexico lawmaker denied Communion by a bishop over his vote to advance abortion protections told Axios exclusively he won’t be bullied and looks…

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Exclusive poll: What the Olympics tell us about patriotism

Data: Momentive; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios For Americans, the Tokyo Olympics that officially begin with today’s opening ceremony will be a test of what patriotism looks…

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Olympics greet visitors with app chaos

In the days leading up to the Tokyo Games, journalists had two big concerns — whether the Olympics would really happen, and if they would…

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What it’s like inside the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — On television, this year’s Olympics opening ceremony may not look that different from years past. But pan back just a bit from the…

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Biogen accuses critics of “misinformation” regarding Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm

Biogen executives used their earnings day to take aim at critics and the media, saying the federal approval of the company’s new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm,…

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An Olympic Opening Ceremony For An Olympics Like None Other

The Tokyo Summer Olympics were delayed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, a year later, the Games are set to officially begin…

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As Tokyo Olympics Begin, What’s The Same And Different Compared To Past Games

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Tokyo — both around the capital city and in the Olympic Village, public polls in Japan show overwhelming…

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Biden installs federal judges at blistering pace

President Biden and the Democratic-controlled Senate have installed more federal judges during the first six months of his presidency than any administration since Richard Nixon’s….

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