When floodwaters from Germany’s Ahr river swallowed communities and killed hundreds of people earlier this month, residents of the village of Altenahr’s Seilbahn Street witnessed tragic moments and stirring feats of survival.
The future of the Olympic skateboarding is now. It also doesn't have much of a past. Japan’s Momiji Nishiya and Brazil’s Rayssa Leal captured the gold and silver, respectively, with their fearless leaps off ramps and railings.
The dramatic political crisis moved into its second day after President Kais Saied fired the prime minister and suspended parliament, in the most serious test to the country's institutions since its transition to democracy a decade ago.
The General Assembly will convene a special legislative session on Aug. 2 to take up this proposal and other plans for the roughly $4.3 billion in coronavirus relief funding made available to Virginia as its share of the American Rescue Plan Act.