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Costa Rican gymnast ends routine with Black Lives Matter tribute
The 18-year-old said she chose to end her floor routine with the tribute to highlight equality and treating others with respect and dignity.
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Demonstrators protest against vaccine passports in France, Italy and Australia
The World Health Organization is warning that countries are in the early stages of another global wave of COVID-19 infections and deaths.
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Lee Kiefer wins third fencing gold medal in U.S. history
A four-time NCAA champion at Notre Dame, Kiefer is now a medical student at the University of Kentucky.
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Florida teen wins first-ever U.S. gold in women's taekwondo
"I just want the country to be proud of me, to share this flood of emotions," she said.
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Russians top U.S. women's gymnastics in Olympics qualifying round
But reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles topped the all-around and teammate Sunisa Lee came in second.
Swimmer Chase Kalisz wins Team USA's first gold at Olympics
The swimming team won six medals in their first day of competition.
Protesters march in Paris to oppose possible “virus pass” mandate
Protesters and police officers clashed on the streets of Paris, France Saturday as demonstrators opposed a bill that would require a “virus pass” in order to enter restaurants.
Tokyo Olympics underway amid COVID-19 controversy
The Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan kicked off with an opening ceremony in a largely empty stadium Friday. The events are being held despite immense scrutiny from the Japanese public, who are dealing with a surge of coronavirus infections. Jamie Yuccas has more.
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French protesters march against vaccine mandates and passes
Most French adults are fully vaccinated and multiple polls indicate a majority of French people support the new measures.
Why Japan is a fitting stage for surfing's Olympic debut
While Hawaii is the undisputed birthplace and global mecca of modern surfing, Japan has nurtured a fanatic wave-rider culture all its own.
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Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney amid COVID-19 surge
Police made several arrests after crowds broke through barriers and threw plastic bottles and plants.
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17 new Olympic-related COVID-19 cases reported, bringing total to 127
The news of the new infections came just hours after the opening ceremony.
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U.S. shipping 3.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine to Colombia
The doses are set to arrive on Sunday, two White House officials tell the U.S.
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U.S. delegation sent to Haiti departs shortly after arrival
The White House had announced Friday morning of a delegation led by Thomas-Greenfield that would be going to Haiti to "pay respects upon the death" of Moïse, who was shot dead in his home on July 7.
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Tokyo Olympics open with scaled-back ceremony and nearly empty stadium
The stands were mostly empty as athletes attended the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Some protesters are calling for a cancellation of the Games as COVID cases in Japan rise. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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