On this week’s agenda:
Tonight’s closing ceremonies mark the end of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The United States and China continue to dominate the medal count.
Two weeks from now, the 2020 Summer Paralympics begin, drawing athletes with disabilities from around the world.
Tomorrow, the U.N. releases its latest report on human-caused climate change. It comes after years in which, researchers say, we’ve been “smashing record after record.”
Firefighters continue to battle dozens of blazes across California. Hundreds of thousands of acres have gone up in smoke, as seen from space.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has until the end of this week to mount a defense against an investigation accusing him of sexual harassment.
After this week’s huge motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, researchers will be looking for signs of a possible COVID “superspreader.”
And at midnight tonight, Canada re-opens its border to fully-vaccinated U.S. citizens. But Canadians remain barred from entering the United States.