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 2021-07-30 06:40 

Boston 25 News

US uses dominant inside presence to beat Japan 86-69...

A'ja Wilson scored 20 points and Breanna Stewart added 15 to help the U.S. beat Japan 86-69 in the women's basketball tournament...

 2021-07-30 06:35 

Boston 25 News

Air France-KLM reports huge Q2 loss, sees signs of recovery...

French-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM says that the "first signs of recovery are visible" in bookings amid easing pandemic travel restrictions...

 2021-07-30 06:30 

Boston 25 News

Biden's COVID plan: Federal workers must report shot status...

President Joe Biden's plan to stem the increase in coronavirus cases around the country requires federal employees to attest to their vaccination status...

 2021-07-30 06:30 

The Boston Globe

Springfield mayor won't list safeguards on police surveillance of schools? Allow me...

It is technically feasible to have the superintendents of the police and the schools automatically notified every time the police connect to the school system, including the time, date, and duration of access, which can be logged....

 2021-07-30 06:30 

The Boston Globe

Don't just reform tenure — lift higher ed with public funding...

Reducing our faculties to mostly part-timers impoverishes many universities by retrenching courses, programs, even departments that perforce would require lifelong faculty commitment....

 2021-07-30 06:30 

The Boston Globe

Frustration mounts as the fight vs. COVID flags...

The selfish, ignorant millions who thought it was their right to be vaccinated or not have spoiled my vacation once again, and I deeply resent it....

 2021-07-30 06:29 

The Boston Globe

US uses dominant inside presence to beat Japan 86-69...

A'ja Wilson scored 20 points and Breanna Stewart added 15 to help the U.S. beat Japan 86-69 on Friday in the women's basketball tournament....

 2021-07-30 06:25 

Boston 25 News

Doping talk rears its head after Russian swimmers win...

American backstroke star Ryan Murphy says doping remains a huge problem in swimming and he wonders if all his competitors are clean...

 2021-07-30 06:20 

Boston 25 News

Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers...

The Biden administration has announced sweeping new pandemic rules for federal workers and some contractors...

 2021-07-30 06:20 

Boston 25 News

First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new home...

More than 200 people have arrived in the United States on the first evacuation flight for Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan...

 2021-07-30 06:15 

Boston 25 News

Congress passes bill to fund Capitol security, Afghan visas...

Congress has overwhelmingly passed emergency legislation that will bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan ...

 2021-07-30 06:10 

Boston 25 News

Rights groups warn assaults on women on the rise in Pakistan...

The beheading of a young woman in an upscale neighborhood of Pakistan's capital has shone a spotlight on the relentless violence against women in the country...

 2021-07-30 06:10 

Boston 25 News

In effort to curb COVID, Tokyo Olympics collect lots of spit...

About 30,000 people are spitting into tiny plastic vials every day at the Tokyo Olympics in a routine that's grown crucial in going ahead with the pandemic-era Games...

 2021-07-30 06:05 

Boston 25 News

AP source: Dodgers near megatrade for Nats' Scherzer, Turner...

A person close to the deal tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Dodgers are close to a monster trade for ace Max Scherzer and All-Star shortstop Trea Turner of the Washington Nationals...

 2021-07-30 05:50 

The Boston Globe

Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I'm vaccinated?...

The latest guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people who are fully vaccinated should get tested three to five days after a potential exposure, even if they don't have symptoms....

 2021-07-30 05:47 

The Boston Globe

Shriever, Kimmann win BMX racing gold; 2 stretchered off...

Bethany Shriever of Britain ended Mariana Pajon's bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal, pulling away from the Colombian to win BMX racing Friday at the Tokyo Games....

 2021-07-30 05:45 

Boston 25 News

Fukushima laments a recovery without Olympic witnesses...

In Japan's northern prefectures, these Pandemic Games represent a missed chance to tout restoration following the earthquake of 2011 and the ensuing tsunami and nuclear disaster that ravaged the area...

 2021-07-30 05:42 

The Boston Globe

CDC internal report calls Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox...

The delta variant is much more contagious, more likely to break through protections afforded by the vaccines and may cause more severe disease than all other known versions of the virus, according to an internal presentation circulated within the Centers ...

 2021-07-30 05:35 

Boston 25 News

Olympics Latest: 27 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 athletes...

Three athletes who tested positive for COVID-19 are among the 27 new cases announced by Tokyo Olympics organizers...

 2021-07-30 05:35 

Boston 25 News

Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday...

The Biden administration will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday...

 2021-07-30 05:35 

Boston 25 News

Tourists fined $500 for touching Hawaiian monk seals...

U.S. authorities say a Louisiana woman who was honeymooning in Hawaii has been fined $500 after a social media video showed her touching an endangered Hawaiian monk seal...

 2021-07-30 05:20 

Boston 25 News

States race to use COVID-19 vaccines before they expire...

Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been saved from the trash after U.S. regulators extended their expiration date for a second time...

 2021-07-30 05:15 

Boston Herald

Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday...

BOSTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Thursday it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are tied after the Supreme Court signaled the moratorium would only be extended until the end of the mon...

 2021-07-30 05:15 

Boston 25 News

USA wrestler Gable Steveson signs NIL deal with Kill Cliff...

United States Olympic wrestler Gable Steveson has taken advantage of the new opportunities for college athletes to cash in on their name, image and likeness by signing with clean energy drink company Kill Cliff...

 2021-07-30 05:06 

WCVB

'Wow! Wow!': Olympic track & field events off to a sizzling start...

An opening day at the Olympics that's supposed to produce little more than a brisk jog for the world's best turned into something different....

 2021-07-30 04:55 

Boston 25 News

EXPLAINER: World champs, Olympic champs and the difference...

There are Olympic champions and world champions, Olympic records and world records...

 2021-07-30 04:51 

WCVB

Sneaking a peek: Fans find creative ways to glimpse Olympics...

The Olympics this year have no spectators, at least officially....

 2021-07-30 04:50 

Boston 25 News

Activists allege Myanmar leaders are 'weaponizing' COVID-19...

As COVID-19 deaths rise in Myanmar, allegations are growing that the military government is using the coronavirus pandemic to consolidate power and crush opposition...

 2021-07-30 04:47 

The Conversation AU

We must include more women in physics — it would help the whole of humanity...

Prajval Shastri , Author provided All around the world, there is an extreme gender imbalance in physics, in both academia and industry. Examples are all too easy to find. In Burkina Faso's largest university, the University of Ouagadougou, 99% of phys...

 2021-07-30 04:35 

Boston 25 News

'Wow! Wow!' Women get Olympic track off to a sizzling start...

Usain Bolt might be long gone from the sprint scene...

 2021-07-30 04:35 

The Boston Globe

Friday, July 30 at the Olympics...

Here's a quick look at some of Thursday's Olympic highlights, and a few things to look for Friday and Saturday morning....

 2021-07-30 04:35 

Boston 25 News

Lawyers say China using Interpol to seek dissident's return...

A Chinese pro-democracy activist is being detained by the Biden administration under what his advocates allege are charges falsified by Beijing so he can be deported and punished for his advocacy...

 2021-07-30 04:30 

Boston 25 News

Biden push to vaccinate feds forces uncomfortable questions...

President Joe Biden's requirement for federal workers to reveal their COVID-19 vaccination status is going to force some uncomfortable questions not only at government agencies but at private companies...

 2021-07-30 04:30 

Boston 25 News

Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I'm vaccinated?...

U.S. health officials say people who are fully vaccinated should get tested if they've been around someone who has COVID-19...

 2021-07-30 04:30 

Boston 25 News

PG&E could face criminal charges over deadly California fire...

Prosecutors say they will file criminal charges against Pacific Gas & Electric over its role in a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes...

 2021-07-30 04:30 

Boston 25 News

Asian shares lower after Wall St rebound on US growth data...

Asian shares and U.S. futures are lower after stocks pushed broadly higher on Wall Street...

 2021-07-30 04:29 

The Boston Globe

Celtics take French guard Juhann Begarin with second-round pick in NBA draft...

Begarin is known for his defense and athleticism but he also has an inconsistent jump shot....

 2021-07-30 04:25 

Boston 25 News

Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games...

Japan is set to expand the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo to neighboring areas and the western city of Osaka in the wake of record-breaking surge in infections while the capital hosts the Olympics...

 2021-07-30 04:15 

The Conversation AU

Curious Kids: do penguins fly underwater?...

Shutterstock Do penguins fly underwater? - Rhys, age 7, Perth. Indeed they do. They can't fly through the air but they can fly underwater. In other words, a penguin uses the muscles in its chest to bring its special wings, called flippers, downwards. ...

 2021-07-30 04:13 

Boston Herald

Celtics select 19-year-old French guard with 45th pick in NBA draft...

Brad Stevens, with more immediate concerns about his roster, went overseas with the 45th pick in the NBA draft last night. The Celtics president picked Juhann Begarin, a 6-foot-6 combo guard from France who played for Paris Basket. At the age of 19, the a...

 2021-07-30 04:07 

The Boston Globe

Rashida Ellis of Lynn suffers stunning opening loss in Olympic boxing...

Ellis, a gold-medal hopeful, was behind from the opening bell in a stunning loss to England's Caroline DuBois....

 2021-07-30 04:05 

The Boston Globe

Carlisle landlord charged with breaking into a tenant's home, stealing their property...

Douglas Stevenson, 58, of Carlisle, admitted to charges of breaking and entering and larceny during his arraignment July 1 in Concord District Court, the Middlesex district attorney's office announced Thursday. He was ordered to undergo mental health ...

 2021-07-30 04:05 

The Boston Globe

Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games...

Japan is set to expand the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo to neighboring areas and the western city of Osaka on Friday in the wake of record-breaking surge in infections while the capital hosts the Olympics....

 2021-07-30 04:05 

Boston 25 News

Alaska Native artist creates stamp for Postal Service...

An Alaska Native artist has created a new stamp for the U.S. Postal Service...

 2021-07-30 04:05 

Boston 25 News

Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, dies at 87...

Former Sen. Carl Levin, a powerful voice for the military during his career as Michigan's longest-serving U.S. senator, has died...

 2021-07-30 04:05 

Boston 25 News

Colombia coastal city crowded with African, Haitian migrants...

A small city on Colombia's Caribbean shore is being crowded with migrants from Haiti and Africa making what they hope will be a journey toward the United States...

 2021-07-30 04:05 

Boston 25 News

Kim stresses military preparations ahead of US-SKorea drills...

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has called for stronger capability to cope with any foreign provocation as he presided over a meeting of military and political leaders...

 2021-07-30 04:03 

WCVB

Mass. casino keeping some table games closed due to hiring struggles...

"Part of the issue that we're facing right now is we have the jobs and we can't get people to fill the jobs," a casino representative said....

 2021-07-30 04:01 

Boston 25 News

Guerrero hits 3-run homer out of Fenway as Jays rout Red Sox...

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer all the way out of Fenway Park, Hyun Jin Ryu held Boston to two hits over six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Red Sox 13-1 on Thursday night....

 2021-07-30 04:00 

The Boston Globe

Today in History...

Today is Friday, July 30, the 211th day of 2021. There are 154 days left in the year....

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