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Hospitals are struggling to keep up as the U.S. sees 60,000 new Covid-19 infections daily.

Regan Smith, who set three world records in backstroke when she was just 17, is among the 11 teenagers swimming for Team USA. Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, she spoke with @vickydnguyen  about her journey to the pool.

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The Dixie Fire has engulfed an area the size of New York City, ripping apart more than a dozen homes and structures and threatening 10,000 more.

The median price for existing homes skyrocketed in June, hitting an all-time high of more than $363,000. Home sales went up too after four straight months of declines.


Family of fmr. FBI agent Robert Levinson, who disappeared 13 years ago on an island off the coast of Iran, says he died while being held in Iran — the longest held hostage in American history.

@AmandaSCGorman  captivated the nation with her poem “The Hill We Climb.” The 22-year-old talks to @LesterHoltNBCabout  her journey and what influenced her words.

BREAKING: US Supreme Court rules that existing federal law forbids job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, a major victory for advocates of gay rights.

Hundreds of baby boomers are taking classes at the University of Minnesota as part of its Senior Citizen Education Program — and all for just $10 per credit. “This is our opportunity to study those things we’ve spent a lifetime being curious about,” one student tells @kevtibs .

Dr. Anisa Ibrahim came to the U.S. at age six as a refugee from Somalia. As a young girl, she was treated at Seattle's Harborview Pediatrics Clinic and dreamed of becoming a doctor. Now she leads the clinic as its medical director. @LesterHoltNBC  shares her story.

WATCH: At a school in England, a 7-year-old girl shows off her new prosthetic "blade" leg -- and this is how her peers react.

Remembering Larry Edgeworth, a beloved NBC News colleague who died after testing positive for the coronavirus. "We are heartbroken," @LesterHoltNBC  says.

Governor Jay Inslee on Washington's ban on gatherings with 250 people or more in the Seattle region: "The penalties are you might be killing your granddad if you don't do it." reports tonight on . @PattersonNBC  @NBCNightlyNews