NEWS BITES: Today’s Other News Headlines

Written by on August 3, 2021

Huntington Beach man who texted selfie from the Capitol riot arrested after tip to FBI. (Orange County Register)

Florida breaks record for COVID-19 hospitalizations. (Fox News)

Donald Trump plans to fight the release of his tax returns to Congress. (The New York Times)

100-year-old German man to stand trial for Nazi crimes. (New York Daily News)

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio “strongly” urges unvaccinated and vaccinated people to wear masks in public areas, but stops short of issuing a mandate. (NY Times)

The U.S. has surpassed 35 million COVID-19 cases, including 613,228 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins. There have been more than 4.2 million deaths worldwide. 

Italian sprinter Lamont Marcell Jacobs was crowned “The World’s Fastest Man” after winning gold in the 100-meter. (CBS News)

The White House says there’s been a steady rise in the number of vaccinations administered since July 5th. 

Senators unveiled the $1 trillion infrastructure bill Sunday night. It will now be debated before a final vote, which could happen in a matter of days. (NBC News)

Simone Biles says she feels well enough to compete again and will return for the balance beam final today. (USA Today)

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