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The World's Top Female Tennis Player Is Eliminated In Her First Singles Olympic Match

It was a stunning upset. Underdog Sara Sorribes Tormo, from Spain, beat Australia's Ash Barty in straight sets. Barty won Wimbledon just two weeks ago. (Image credit: Seth Wenig/AP)

Montana Wildfire Fight Draws Help From Other States As Much Of The West Burns

Crews from Utah and California are headed to Montana to lend support in the battle against the state's wildfires, even as blazes rage back home.(Image credit: Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

The First Tokyo Olympics Medals For The U.S. Go To Swimmers

Team USA athletes won medals in every final swimming event of the day. 27-year-old Chase Kalisz won the only gold, in the men's 400 meter individual medley race. (Image credit: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP via Getty Images)

Vietnam Locks Down Hanoi For 15 Days As COVID-19 Cases Rise

The order bans the gathering of more than two people in public. Only government offices, hospitals and essential businesses are allowed to stay open. Ho Chi Minh City has also extended its lockdown.(Image credit: Hieu Dinh/AP)

Thousands Of People Protest Coronavirus Lockdowns In Australia

The streets of Sydney and other cities filled with protesters opposed to lockdown restrictions amid another surge in cases. Participants carried signs calling for "freedom" and "the truth."(Image credit: Mick Tsikas/AP)

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Beats New Zealand In A Much-Needed Olympics Comeback

Team USA scored big, rebounding after a disappointing loss to Sweden. The 6-1 win keeps alive the Americans' goal of becoming the first women's team to take Olympic gold after winning the World Cup.(Image credit: Francois Nel/Getty Images)

'Rebel' Skateboarding Is Ready For Its Olympic Debut in Tokyo

Skateboarding is one of four new sports added to the Olympics this year. For skateboarders who have long loved their rebel status, performing in the mainstream Olympics is just a bit different. (Image credit: Charlie Neibergall/AP)

Why Companies Can't Stop Top Execs From Blasting Off To Space or Flying Fighter Jets

Corporate boards often try, but fail, to rein in CEOs and other top execs like Jeff Bezos from risky hobbies — like traveling to the edge of space.(Image credit: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

A Dutch Rower Competed At The Olympics, Then Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Dutch rower Finn Florijn had already raced and was scheduled to compete again on Saturday when his positive test came back. "Now it's over in an instant," he said.(Image credit: David J. Phillip/AP)

Opinion: Pandemic Memories Will Stay With Our Children

NPR's Scott Simon remarks on the continuing pandemic and how today's children might remember this time decades from now.(Image credit: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images)

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