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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 holds its first hearing on the insurrection.
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Tyce Yorke, 11, with his parents Tracie, left, and Shenan Yorke in their home in Hyattsville, Md., on June 30. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
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Lydia Jacoby poses with her gold medal. (Patrick B Kraemer/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
The Jacoby family from Seward, Alaska, planned to visit the Olympics as fans last year. This year, Lydia won a gold medal in swimming instead.

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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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