The chief cabinet secretary to the prime minister of Japan said the country has reported a record number of new infections due to the Delta variant spreading throughout the region. This came as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approached its midway point.
The new 23-ton module called Nauka acts as a science and housing laboratory. The spacecraft, equipped with solar panels, also makes the Russian segment of the station less dependent on energy coming from the American side.
As droughts continue and water temperatures climb, salmon in parts of Oregon and California are developing health issues, like fungus. Scientists are working to move some young salmon to cooler waters.
A spokesman said Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, expected the Taliban to be 'a pivotal military and political force' in Afghanistan's reconstruction, and urged their leaders to hold peace talks. Mr. Wang also criticized NATO and the U.S. for its Afghan withdrawal.
Officer Harry Dunn of the Capitol Police delivered emotional testimony at the first hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, during which Officer Dunn defended the Capitol and fought off the mob.
One person was confirmed dead, more than a dozen workers were injured and four more were missing after an explosion and fire at a waste plant in the city of Leverkusen, Germany. Authorities fear that toxic smoke from the explosion could impact the region.
In remarks before the Jan. 6 Capitol riot hearing, Representative Kevin McCarthy, the minority leader, said Republicans wanted the focus of the inquiry to be on the lack of preparation for the violence and ways to prevent future attacks.
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