Marcell Jacobs of Italy is the surprise victor of the fastest track race at the Tokyo Olympics, the men's 100 meter.
Jacobs beat his personal best time and put his star solidly on the map in the blazing fast race.
He was not well-known in the track world before today, making it to the semi-finals of this event in the 2019 World Athletics Championships.
Jeff Bezos blasted into space on July 20 on his rocket company's first flight with people on board, becoming the second billionaire in just over a week to ride his own spacecraft.
The Amazon founder was accompanied by a hand-picked group: his brother, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands and an 82-year-old aviation pioneer from Texas - the youngest and oldest to ever fly in space.
Health workers in the city of Houston, Texas, sued the network of hospitals in that town after being threatened with dismissal if they do not get vaccinated against covid-19.
Jennifer Bridges, a nurse with the Houston Methodist Hospital Network, rejected all kinds of threats and indicated that it is wrong for workers to be forced to inoculate themselves.
Federal authorities have seized 68 big cats from an animal park in Oklahoma featured in Netflix's "Tiger King."
The U.S. Department of Justice announced May 20 that the seizure of the federally protected lions, tigers, lion-tiger hybrids and a jaguar as part of a court-approved agreement to resolve a DOJ complaint against Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe over the animals' care.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is committed to signing the heartbeat bill once it reaches his desk
Motorists found gas pumps shrouded in plastic bags at tapped-out service stations across more than a dozen U.S. states on May 13 while the operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline reported making "substantial progress" in resolving the computer hack-induced shutdown responsible for the empty tanks.