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Climate change: US pushes China to make faster carbon cuts

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:28
US climate envoy John Kerry says help from China is needed to avoid a dangerous rise in heat.
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Hot vax summer is turning out to be a bust, but 'Bachelorette' dreams persist

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:25
"Bachelorette" Katie Thurston is one week away from hometown dates and says she's excited about the guys who she has found a "connection" with.
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All three Lions Tests to now be played in Cape Town

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:22
All three Tests between South Africa and the British and Irish Lions will now be staged in Cape Town because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Air traffic controller's 'slip of the tongue' nearly causes plane crash

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:19
A "slip of the tongue" by an air traffic controller at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other on Tuesday.
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Almost a quarter of England's pupils out of school

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:03
The "pingdemic" continues to affect schools and families with nearly 25% absent as the term ends.
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Blue Origin's ultimate goal: Colonizing space

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:58
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Welsh bar and restaurant shut due to 'unbearable' heat

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:54
A seaside resort restaurant and a village pub temporarily close in the extreme heat warning.
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John Kerry warns 'time is running out' to address climate crisis, calling the last 30 years a 'failure'

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:52
John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, urged the world's governments to speed up efforts against the climate crisis Tuesday, saying the political response to it has "failed" to respond effectively for more than three decades.
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The single most revealing fact in the new Trump books

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:47
The explosive new books about Donald Trump are riddled with insider details about the former president ... and it's partly because he chose to sit down with the authors himself. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza examines Trump's obsession with the media and his efforts to control the narrative.
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Opinion: Seeking your climate refuge? Consider this

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:42
It was the trees that my family loved most about California: the coast redwoods, Monterey cypress and giant sequoias that have stood watch and borne witness to the passage of time for a million years. And it was the trees, now parched and burning in a world radically altered by the accelerating buildup of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, that drove us away.
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Deaf-blind US Paralympian withdraws from Tokyo Games after request to bring her mother is denied

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:33
Becca Meyers, a deaf and blind American swimmer, has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after she said the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) denied her request to bring her mother to serve as her Personal Care Assistant.
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White House reviewing Section 230 amid efforts to push social media giants to crack down on misinformation

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:31
The White House is reviewing whether social media platforms should be held legally accountable for publishing misinformation via Section 230, a law that protects companies' ability to moderate content, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield said Tuesday.
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Analysis: McCarthy's picks for the Jan. 6 commission reveal his true goals

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:26
House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy sent a very clear signal to Democrats -- and the country -- on Monday: He has zero interest in getting to the bottom of what really happened (and why) when the US Capitol was stormed by rioters convinced by former President Donald Trump that the 2020 election had been stolen from him.
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Afghan president continues praying as rockets land nearby

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:25
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and other high ranking officials were marking the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha when three rockets landed near the presidential palace in Kabul.
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Why did Bezos just go to space and back?

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:25
Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, went to space and back Tuesday morning on an 11-minute, supersonic joy ride aboard the rocket and capsule system developed by his space company, Blue Origin.
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Hogg fuelled by 2017 Lions 'hurt' as he focuses on South Africa

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:20
Stuart Hogg says the disappointment of leaving the 2017 British and Irish tour to New Zealand with injury has made him "focused" on success in South Africa.
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Diamonds swapped for pebbles in London gem heist

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:12
Gems worth £4.2m were allegedly swapped for pebbles at a Mayfair jewellers, a court hears.
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England Test players available for opening Hundred games

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:10
England men's Test players will be available for the first two rounds of The Hundred before the squad convenes for the series against India.
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