What do Opposition parties want? They have only one goal and that is to save their families. Rahul & Priyanka only want to be settled politically. PM Modi's only concern is settling India on path of development. The public understands drama of opposition unity: Sambit Patra, BJP
Simone Biles will not compete in the all-around gymnastics competition after withdrawing from the team finals because of a mental health issue. She will be evaluated daily to see if she will participate in the event finals next week.
Tears were shed and dreams came true for Britain's 4x200m freestyle relay team as they celebrated an historic first at the Tokyo#Olympics and their country's best performance in the pool in more than a century
JPMORGAN: UK COVID cases “have more than halved in ten days. What explains this dramatic reversal? .. We are not the only people struggling to explain.. it is hard to argue against the idea that the current Delta wave .. is turning out to be much, much milder than we anticipated”
Simone Biles left the women’s gymnastics final because she was afraid she would be injured if she continued in a rattled state of mind, she said. Even before the event, she said she began “fighting all of those demons,” and couldn’t hold them back.
In excruciating detail, four police officers who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot testified to the #January6thCommission about the violence, racism and hostility they suffered.
A House select committee heard testimony from four law enforcement officers, who were attacked as they defended the U.S. Capitol from armed supporters of President Donald Trump. Here are some of the key moments from today:
The time for government mask mandates is over—now is the time for personal responsibility. In May, I signed an executive order prohibiting mask mandates by gov't entities. Every Texan has the right to choose whether they will wear a mask or have their children wear masks.
"The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful," Officer Fanone says. "Nothing, truly nothing, has prepared me to address those elected members of our government who continue to deny the events of that day. And in doing so, betray their oath of office."
Officer Harry Dunn describing being called a "nigger" multiple times while trying to defend the Capitol on January 6th. Another officer told Dunn the crowd told him, "Put your gun down and we’ll show you what kind of nigger you really are!”
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.
I wrote about Delta and why we should not surrender to our dysfunction. There's much to be done, from vaccine mandates (yes, yes, it's time) to strong mitigations in schools (the "unvaccinated" include ~50 million children under 12) to response to surges.