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Pelosi Plans to Appoint Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger to Jan. 6 Committee
Pelosi also pledged that the Democratic-majority panel will “find the truth"
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How Tokyo Olympics COVID-19 Countermeasures May Be Falling Short
Tokyo 2020 organizers have put in place a strict testing and quarantine bubble system. But no system is perfect
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Russians Top Biles and Americans in Olympic Gymnastics Qualifying Round
Russia pulled off a stunner in qualifying, posting a top score of 171.629
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Team USA Men’s Basketball Just Lost Its First Olympic Game Since 2004. American Fans Are Free to Freak Out
Stunning defeats to Nigeria and Australia in exhibition games before the Olympics are one thing. Those losses by Team USA men’s basketball team—featuring superstars like Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard and Jason Tatum—you could somewhat shrug off. But falling to France, 83-76, in the Tokyo Olympics opener? American basketball fans are free to freak out.…
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Emmett Till Would Have Been 80 Today. His Story Still Defines the Ongoing Fight for Justice
In 2020, stories about young Black people like Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor—as well as those of adults like George Floyd—spotlit the persistent, terrifying specter of unjust violence and the precarity of Black life in the United States. Their stories roused many in our country to outrage over their murders, and to a collective consciousness…
Amid a Booming Demand for Lithium, Labor Shortages Are Only ‘Getting Started,’ According to Albemarle’s CEO
Albemarle's stock is trading at record highs due to its in the electric-vehicle supply chain
A Japanese Swimmer Makes Her Tokyo Olympics Debut After Overcoming Leukemia—and Captures Hearts Across Her Nation
Hitomi Morioka, an Olympics volunteer at the Tokyo Aquatics Center, said she wanted to shout for Rikako Ikee at the top of her lungs, but couldn’t because of COVID-19 restrictions on cheering.
Japan’s Horigome Yuto Is the New King of Skateboarding After Winning the Sport’s First Olympic Gold Medal
American Nyjah Huston, the heavy favorite and great hope to lift U.S. skateboarding to new heights, finished seventh.
How Will Empty Stands Affect Olympic Athletes in Tokyo?
No fans, no family and no noise. For athletes used to competing in front of crowds, how do empty stands affect their psyche?
Thousands March for LGBTQ Rights at Berlin Parade
The parade started with a call from Klaus Lederer, Berlin’s senator for culture, to make the city a “queer-freedom zone
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After Vandalism, NYC George Floyd Statue Cleaned and Set to Be Moved
It was vandalized with black paint and marked with the logo of a white supremacist group
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Family of James Brown Settles 15-Year Battle Over His Estate
Legal wrangling over Brown's estate has been ongoing since his death at the age of 73 on Christmas Day 2006
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Countries Have 100 Days Before a Landmark Climate Conference. Will They Come Together in Time?
Sitting on the sidelines of the G20 climate summit in Naples this week, it was hard not to feel a sense of existential dread. Last year, I wrote on the cover of TIME that a series of developments—beginning with the trillions spent to help the world recover from COVID-19 and ending with the UN climate…
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‘I Just Know.’ American Sprinter Noah Lyles Guarantees He’ll Win Gold in Tokyo
He could be Usain Bolt's heir
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‘It’s About Creating Equity.’ The Significance of German Gymnasts’ Full-Length Unitards at the Tokyo Olympics
The German women’s Olympic gymnastic team’s decision to wear full-length bodysuits instead of leotards during a Tokyo training session on Thursday—a move team members have said is meant to combat sexualization in the sport—is raising questions about the sexism long associated with women’s sports and what they wear. A July 22 Instagram post from German…
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