Every piece of data from real-life shows the vaccines work very, very well— yes, even against Delta. Just checked US vaccine breakthrough hospitalizations. It's 6,587 people among the ~163,000,000 vaccinated: or 0.004%. Three fourths are elderly— as happens with other diseases.
"Everybody here was crying and screaming for help." Wildfires fuelled by high temperatures and gusts of wind are raging in south-western Turkey, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villages in the region
From Opinion: "It’s enraging to listen to people complain that wearing a mask or getting a simple shot is akin to an assault on their freedom while children who have no choice bear the brunt of their nonsense," Jessica Valenti writes.
Karnataka | A 25-year-old elephant was electrocuted to death near Mallenahally, Chikmagalur. It touched the electric wire that was lying on the land. Owner of the property has been arrested: Forest official
The FBI uncovered a KKK plot to murder a Black man in Florida in 2015. An informant recorded the klan’s planning and twisted logic for the killing, and @AP got the tapes. They provide a rare, detailed look inside the undercover investigation.
BREAKING: Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to new federal health data. The state has become the new national epicenter for the virus.
ANOTHER OLYMPIC MEDAL! 🥊 JUST IN: The Philippines is now assured of a second medal in boxing at the #Tokyo2020 #Olympics after #PHI boxer Eumir Marcial defeated his Armenian foe Arman Darchinyan in men’s middleweight quarterfinals this Sunday. #GalingNatinIto
The Metro Manila is on a "serious surge" following the report of 1,740 new #COVID19 cases on Saturday, according to OCTA Research Group. Most cities are now experiencing critical reproduction number. | via @michael_delizo
An unwelcome resurgence of the coronavirus has caused a groundswell of impatience, frustration and even rage from Americans who got their shots months ago toward those whose resistance won’t budge
YouTube says it has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for one week, citing concerns about COVID-19 misinformation.
India has just assumed the presidency of The UN Security Council on 1st August. India and France enjoy historical and close relations. I thank France for all the support which they've given us during our stint in the Security Council: Ambassador of India to UN, TS Tirumurti
Watch the way Marcell Jacobs sprinted ahead of the competition to win the men’s 100-meter dash in 9.80 seconds. Fred Kerley finished in 9.84 and Andre De Grasse was third with 9.89.
We are fighting for the public safety of Texans who live on the border. We are providing law enforcement plus National Guard. We are beginning to build a wall. We are working to prevent entry by illegal migrants with Covid.
Oceanographers found the real-life SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star hanging out together on a rock at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
#LabanPilipinas : Nesthy Petecio is on the brink of giving the Philippines its second Olympic gold after beating Italy's Irma Testa in the semis to advance to the gold medal bout of women's featherweight! #Tokyo2020 #GalingNatinIto
🔭It is proven: black holes warp the very fabric of space. 🌌Astronomers have seen the back of a black hole for the first time, proving Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity right Thread 🧵