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Australian gold medalist Kaylee McKeown (left) poses with bronze medalist and teammate Emily Seebohm, who she invited to the top podium after the women's 200-meter backstroke swimming final at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Oli Scarff /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People in Tokyo wear masks on May 7. Daily coronavirus infections in Japan's capital have topped 4,000 — nearly four times as many as a week ago. Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images hide caption

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will extend a state of emergency to four more prefectures due to rising coronavirus infections. Here, Suga addresses a news conference on July 8. Nicolas Datiche/Pool via AP hide caption

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Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines lifts weights during a training session on May 21 in the Malaysian city of Malacca. She had been stuck in Malaysia because of the pandemic. Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Miami Herald Executive Editor Monica Richardson recently responded publicly to a racist email sent to her by a reader. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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The Executive Editor At The 'Miami Herald' Responded Publicly To A Racist Email

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A thick haze hangs over Manhattan on Tuesday. Wildfires in the West, including the Bootleg Fire in Oregon, are creating hazy skies and poor air quality as far away as the East Coast. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket launches on Tuesday morning, carrying passengers Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and space tourism company Blue Origin; his brother, Mark Bezos; 82-year-old female aviation pioneer Wally Funk; and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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An Amazon delivery driver bravely conquers a persistent arachnid that had tormented a self-described spider-hating customer. TikTok screenshots by NPR hide caption

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Limited-edition macaroni and cheese ice cream is now available while supplies last. The Kraft Heinz Co. hide caption

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Mac & Cheese Is The Ice Cream You Never Thought You'd Need And Now It's Hard To Get

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