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(NEXSTAR) – The nation’s top doctors warn Congress and the country that COVID-19 numbers are going in the wrong direction. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the delta variant currently makes up 83% of new cases.

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A U.S. federal judge in Texas on Friday blocked new applications to DACA, a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the united states as children. Now, all eyes are on Congress to step in and find a legislative solution. 

Tokyo Olympics organizers say 71 people have now tested positive for COVID-19.
A new case among 13 added to the official total yesterday which includes game personnel, a category including team officials and sports staffers in Tokyo not staying at the village.
Officials also say other newly reported cases scattered across japan include games contractors and a volunteer.

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Two Virginia officers could soon be fired for posting what the police chief is calling inappropriate videos on TikTok.

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An Oklahoma parent says she was kicked out of a baseball game after voicing concerns about nearby lightning. 

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A high school senior in Brooklyn, New York is trying to stop gun violence in his community by asking his peers to join him in the boxing ring.

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