TOKYO – About 10 meters after Bobby Finke flipped off the far wall Thursday, the last turn in the men’s 800-meter freestyle, he saw that he was gaining ground. It was all the motivation he needed. The 21-year-old Floridian, who spent most
Berkley, California will offer vegan meals in its jail and other city buildings as it aims to cut the amount of meat and dairy it serves by 50 percent over the next three years. Veggies, fruits, nuts and grains come with fewer
Can we interest you in another dose of Katie Ledecky? Every Olympics has at least one focal point for American audiences, and Tokyo is another chapter for Ledecky. She has spent a career raising gold-or-bust expectations, and is now swimming with the
Nearly 3% of medical workers in a new Israeli study contracted COVID-19 even though they were vaccinated, and 19% of them still had symptoms six weeks later. Although the vaccines were never expected to be perfect, the findings raise questions about their protection and suggest that
The Tokyo Aquatics Center was newly built for the 2020 Olympics, like most of the venues for these Summer Games. The swimming pool will host national and international meets, Japanese officials say, once the Olympics are over. Here’s what you need to
At the Tokyo Olympics, gymnast Simone Biles continues to be the main topic of discussion. The defending gold medalist in the women’s all-around competition qualified first for Thursday’s final, but withdrew to focus on her mental health. Jade Carey will take Biles’ place
A top lawyer to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and a key figure in the inquiry into the governor’s alleged sexual misconduct is set to resign next week, officials said. The departure of Special Counsel Judith Mogul would come just two weeks after Cuomo
Australia’s Zac Stubblety-Cook set an Olympic record in the 200-meter breaststroke, capturing the gold medal in 2:06.38. Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands earned the silver medal, in 2:07.01, followed by Matti Mattsson of Finland with the bronze. The men’s 200-meter breaststroke, a
Surprise! Chrishell Stause and Jason Oppenheim are off the market. The “Selling Sunset” stars revealed they’re now a couple in a set of cozy vacation photos from Capri, Italy, posted on Stause’s Instagram Wednesday. In one picture, Oppenheim’s arm is wrapped around Stause as
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disputed the notion that President Biden has the authority to unilaterally cancel students’ federal loans. “People think that the president of the United States has the power for debt forgiveness,” Pelosi said during her weekly news conference on
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