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White House Covid-19 response team holds a virtual briefing – watch live
Guardian, 16 Jul 2021
The White House Covid-19 response team holds a virtual briefing
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MTV marks 40th anniversary with new 'Moon Person" design by artist Kehinde Wiley
AP, 02 Aug 2021
MTV marks 40th anniversary with new 'Moon Person" design by artist
Taliban fighters reach heart of Helmand as foreign forces withdraw
BBC, 02 Aug 2021
The Taliban has intensified its nationwide offensive across Afghanistan, threatening to seize three major cities, including the provincial capital of Helmand Province, where Bri...
Lawmakers work through the weekend to finalize infrastructure bill
CBS, 02 Aug 2021
Senators convened for a rare weekend session to finalize the legislative text of a bipartisan infrastructure bill.
'Mind boggling' data about the unvaccinated and Covid-19
CNN, 02 Aug 2021
CNN's Harry Enten looks at the data around the Covid-19 vaccine
Infrastructure 'too important to play politics with': NY lawmaker
FOX, 02 Aug 2021
Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., discusses mixed messaging regarding COVID guidance, infrastructure negotiations and the growing drug crisis as a result of the border surge.
Federal ban on evictions expires
Reuters, 02 Aug 2021
A COVID-19-related U.S. government ban on residential evictions expired at midnight Saturday after Congress failed to vote on legislation extending the ban, which shielded milli...
Educators, counselors focus on mental health as students return to the classroom
PBS, 02 Aug 2021
After more than a year of restrictions and online schooling, educators and counselors are focusing on ways to assess the long-term social, emotional and mental impact of the pan...
Sky turns orange as Turkey’s wildfires continue for 5th day
CA, 02 Aug 2021
Plumes of orange smoke filled the skyline of Turkey's popular holiday resort area of Bodrum on Sunday, Aug.
Afghan forces bomb Taliban in bid to halt advance on cities
Al Jazeera, 02 Aug 2021
Afghan forces fought fierce street battles and bombed Taliban positions as the group’s fighters swarmed major cities amid an intensifying nationwide offensive.
Berlin police take on anti-COVID-lockdown protesters
DW, 02 Aug 2021
Police in the German capital Berlin have come up against anti-lockdown protesters.
Workers at world's biggest copper mine in Chile agree to strike
AFP, 01 Aug 2021
Workers at the world's biggest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, have approved a strike after rejecting the final contract offer proposed by multinational owners BHP.
Personal Tales of Aiding Xinjiang: The story of border patrolman Dolkun Latihuja
CGTN, 01 Aug 2021
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Why do US politicians say China's success threatens Western democracy?
CD, 01 Aug 2021
Why do US #politicians say #China's success threatens Western #democracy? Watch this episode of To The Point.
US, Australia dominate in pool at Tokyo Olympics, as Hong Kong fencers miss out on fairytale ending
SCMP, 01 Aug 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Australia and the US have swept up in the pool on the final day of swimming in Tokyo, with China ...
Olympics 2020: Team GB win gold and bronze medals in BMX, silver medal in men’s relay swimming
Telegraph, 01 Aug 2021
Team GB won three more medals overnight in Tokyo. Charlotte Worthington took home gold in the women’s BMX freestyle with a “sensational’ backflip 360 – a feat never before achie...
COVID-19: 'Cabs for jabs' drive launched
Sky, 01 Aug 2021
Discounted pizzas and taxi rides will be offered to young people in an attempt to drive up vaccine uptake rates in the under-30s in England.
Six months after coup, Myanmar's military ruler promises elections by August 2023 • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 01 Aug 2021
Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing on Sunday again promised new multi-party elections and said his government is ready to work with any special envoy named by the Associat...
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) - July 31st, 2021
NBC, 01 Aug 2021
More restrictions to come with delta variant surge, first dose vaccination rates rising, and eviction moratorium ending.
Americans' relationship with masks: It's complicated
RT, 01 Aug 2021
It's an on-and-off affair with mask mandates in the US, as the population finds itself confused about their efficacy.
Could The Stock Market Switch To 4-Days A Week?
CNBC, 31 Jul 2021
The idea of a 4-day workweek has been pulled back into the spotlight thanks to the pandemic shifting America's perspective on work.