In today's news roundup, new leaders around the world are taking control, teenagers are snapping up gold medals in the Tokyo Olympics, and one man's dream of raising money by running on the ocean in a "hamster wheel" is cut short.
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In today's news roundup, record-setting rains cause deadly flooding in China's Henan province, the Tokyo Olympics are set to open tomorrow in spite of coronavirus challenges, and the Milwaukee Bucks win their first NBA title in 50 years.
In today's news roundup, Carl Nassib becomes the NFL's first active player who is openly gay, a panda in a Japanese zoo gives birth to twins, and a David Bowie painting bought in a second-hand store for $4 sells for $89,000.
The incredibly challenging Tour de France bike race will begin this weekend. For years, women have been working to bring back a similar race for females. Now, the organizers have announced that the women's Tour de France will return next July.
In today's news roundup, Israel may be getting an unusual eight-party coalition government, Naomi Osaka drops out of the French Open to protect her mental health, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets married in a secret ceremony.
In today's news roundup, Republicans remove Liz Cheney for speaking out against Ex-President Donald Trump, a Chinese rocket falls safely into the Indian Ocean, and DK Metcalf is fast enough for football, but not quite fast enough for sprinting.
In today's news roundup, an attack causes serious damage to Iran's largest nuclear factory, Hideki Matsuyama becomes the first Japanese man to win a major golf tournament, and the US runs low on ketchup packets.
The US has two new college basketball champions. On Sunday, Stanford beat Arizona for the NCAA women’s title. Last night, Baylor completely controlled the game to defeat Gonzaga and become the NCAA men’s champions.
There's currently a big struggle in the US over voting. Many Democrats are working to make it easier for people to vote. At the same time, many Republicans are working to put more limits on voting.
In today's news roundup, China and Russia team up on a moon research station, the world's oldest woman will help carry the Olympic torch, and as its prices keep going up, Venezuela creates its first 1 million bolivar bill.
In today's news roundup, New Zealand's Parliament decides that male members of Parliament no longer need to wear ties, Major League Baseball changes its baseballs, and a lawyer shows up for a video looking like a kitten.