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‘Rebel’ Skateboarding Is Ready For Its Olympic Debut in Tokyo

Skateboarding is one of four new sports added to the Olympics this year. For skateboarders who have long loved their rebel status, performing in the…

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Climate events are the leading cause of nuclear power outages

Enlarge / Cooling water is only one factor that limits the productivity of nuclear power plants. (credit: Getty Images) With extreme weather causing power failures…

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Frantic search for survivors as India flooding toll rises

Heavy rains in western Maharashtra state triggered landslides and flooding, killing dozens of people. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/24/at-least-76-killed-in-india-heavy-monsoon-rains-govt Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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7 Olympics stories to know for today

🚨: China wins 1st gold of Tokyo Olympics 📺: The Olympic events to watch today 🎾: Athlete spotlight – Naomi Osaka looks to snag gold…

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An explosive spyware report shows limits of iOS, Android security

Enlarge / A report this week indicates that the problem of high-caliber spyware is far more widespread than previously feared. (credit: Pau Barrena | Getty…

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The Tokyo Olympics could be a COVID-19 “super evolutionary event”

Enlarge / Flag bearers Yui Susaki and Rui Hachimura of Team Japan lead their team out during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic…

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China wins 1st gold of the Tokyo Olympics

China’s Yang Qian won the first gold of the Tokyo Olympics, narrowly beating Anastasiia Galashina of the Russian Olympic Committee in the women’s 10-meter air rifle…

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Teen Girl Leaders In A Pandemic: Fight For What’s Right, Then Groove To BTS

Four attendees of the Girl Up Leadership Summit share how they balance their passion for social justice issues with self-care: tuning out the news, going…

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Journalism’s two Americas

There’s a sharp divide in American journalism between haves and have-nots. While national journalists covering tech and politics on the coasts reap the benefits of…

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Novak Djokovic Could Close In On A Historic ‘Golden Slam’ At The Olympics

The Serbian tennis star is aiming for a “golden slam” – meaning winning all four major tournaments and an Olympic gold medal in a single…

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A 12-Year-Old Syrian Makes Her Olympic Debut

The youngest Olympian at the Tokyo games was knocked out during the women’s table tennis singles preliminary round. But Syrian player Zaza said she will…

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The First Gold Medal Of The Tokyo Olympics Goes To China

A 21-year-old woman from China came out on top in the 10 meter air rifle competition. Qian Yang narrowly beat out a competitor from Russia…

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M 5.0 – 3 km NW of Thrapsanón, Greece

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.0 – 3 km NW of Thrapsanón, Greece DYFI? – III Time 2021-07-24 02:07:37 UTC 2021-07-24 02:07:37 UTC at epicenter…

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7 Olympics stories to know for today

🚨: Japan’s Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron; Photos 👻: How the no-spectator Olympics could affect the athletes 🇺🇸: “What an honor it is to watch…

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Democrats demand answers on FBI’s Kavanaugh probe

Senate Democrats are demanding that the FBI hand over “all records and communications” related to the FBI tip line set up to investigate Supreme Court…

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Relief from chip shortage is on the horizon

Good news: The worst of the chip supply crunch might be near. The other side: Here’s the bad news… CEOs say chips totally flowing like…

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Samoan Court Clears The Way For The Nation’s 1st Female Prime Minster

An appeals court ruling has ended a constitutional crisis and confirmed Fiame Naomi Mata’afa as the first woman to lead Samoa. After a tight election…

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With A Subdued Opening Ceremony, The Tokyo Summer Olympics Have Officially Kicked Off

The delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics officially kicked off with a subdued Opening Ceremony. Devoid of fans and many athletes, the ceremony still managed to be…

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Lithuania Says It Faces A Migrant ‘Crisis’ At Border With Belarus

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis about the increase in the number of migrants crossing the border into…

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China Issues Counter-Sanctions After U.S. Warned Against Doing Business In Hong Kong

China is imposing fresh counter-sanctions on United States entities just days ahead of a visit by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/07/23/1019892653/china-issues-counter-sanctions-after-u-s-warned-against-doing-business-in-hong-k…

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Funeral For Assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Held In His Hometown

Assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was laid to rest after a military ceremony and funeral Mass in his hometown of Cap Haïtien. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/07/23/1019892621/funeral-for-assassinated-haitian-president-jovenel-moise-held-in-his-hometown Droolin’…

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Protests Have Persisted Outside Of The Tokyo Olympics

For months, polls have shown most Japanese citizens don’t want the Olympics in Japan. Cost overruns and a COVID-19 surge have led to street protests….

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