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The plan is part of a change in tack by the White House in recent days as the delta variant has spread markedly through parts of the United States, particularly among unvaccinated Americans.
The agency advised that people who live in high-transmission communities wear masks in indoor public spaces, even if they’ve been vaccinated.
Four police officers testified about the physical and verbal abuse they endured defending the Capitol on Jan. 6 from a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump, as a House select committee held its first hearing on the insurrection.
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Nicole Heavirland of the United States tries to get past Ruby Tui of New Zealand during the Women’s Cup Semifinal match in 2019. (Christopher Pike/Getty Images)
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Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States98825
2China95721
T3Japan103518
T3ROC77418
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