Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs has been crowned the world's fastest man as he won the 100m title at the Tokyo Olympics
Team USA wins the final swimming race of Tokyo 2020, setting a world record and giving Caeleb Dressel his fifth gold medal of these Olympics cnn.it/3le8zZn
Swimmer Bobby Finke has won the men's 1500 meter freestyle, his second gold medal of the Tokyo Games cnn.it/3C0s4ur
American swimming star Caeleb Dressel set an Olympic record to win the men's 50 meter freestyle race, his fourth gold medal of Tokyo 2020 cnn.it/3ldYHPj
Former President Trump's political organization raised $82 million during the first half of this year and entered July with $102 million in cash reserves, according to figures released by his team
Elaine Thompson-Herah set a new Olympic record as she won gold in the women's 100m. Jamaica swept the podium, also taking second and third.
British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith has so far withdrawn from Olympics 200m race only. It is unclear if she will compete in any other events. (This tweet was reposted to correct Asher-Smith's status in the Games.)
American Caeleb Dressel sets a world record and wins the 100-meter butterfly at the Olympics (this tweet was reposted to correct a typo) cnn.it/3fhPZvv
American Katie Ledecky wins the 800-meter freestyle in her final race of the Tokyo Games (this tweet was reposted to correct a typo) cnn.it/2Vh9Cga
Simone Biles withdraws from the vault and uneven bars finals. She's being evaluated to determine if she'll compete in balance beam and floor exercise.
Great Britain won the first-ever triathlon mixed team relay event at the Olympics. The US was second and France third.
More than 20 people were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after two Boston transit trains collided, the fire department tweeted
The US sues Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his executive order targeting the transport of migrants recently released from CBP custody
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issues an executive order to prevent mask mandates in schools
The House adjourned without passing an extension to the eviction moratorium, meaning the moratorium is set to expire Saturday night
The US issues new sanctions against Cuba before President Biden's meeting today with Cuban-American leaders
Bowling Green State University expels three students and suspends 17 in connection to the death of a student participating in fraternity hazing in March
Two leading ob-gyn groups are recommending for the first time that anyone who is pregnant should get a Covid vaccine
The Justice Department advises the Treasury Department to turn over former President Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee, which requested them more than two years ago
The Senate moves forward with a key infrastructure vote as lawmakers race to pass the bipartisan deal before leaving for their August recess
The US 4 x 400-meter mixed relay team has been reinstated and will compete in the final after earlier being disqualified for an erroneous baton changeover in the heats
Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic is out of the Olympics, losing the men's singles semifinal and missing out on his shot at the "Golden Slam"
Carl Levin, a former US senator from Michigan who served in Congress for 36 years, has died at age 87 cnn.it/3j0rdkB
Delta Covid-19 variant appears to cause more severe illness and spreads as easily as chickenpox, internal CDC document says cnn.it/3faljfR
JUST IN: The Senate approves a $2 billion spending bill to cover security costs from the Capitol riot and ensure future protection cnn.it/3yeL06r
Ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked in 2019, is criminally charged in Massachusetts for alleged sex abuse of a minor
Israel will start offering a third Covid-19 vaccine dose to people over the age of 60 -- one of the first countries in the world to make such a move
President Biden calls on Congress to extend the eviction moratorium that prohibits landlords from removing certain tenants who fail to pay rent amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The ban is set to expire on Saturday.
Famed restaurateur Danny Meyer, who runs top eateries in New York City and Washington DC, is requiring all of his employees and customers to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination
Nearly 230 GOP lawmakers file a legal brief, calling on the Supreme Court to release its "vise grip on abortion politics" and overturn Roe v. Wade