“Sunday Morning” Agenda (Week of August 8)

On this week’s agenda:

Tonight’s closing ceremonies mark the end of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The United States and China proceed to dominate the medal depend.

Two weeks from now, the 2020 Summertime Paralympics begin, drawing athletes with disabilities from about the earth.

Tomorrow, the U.N. releases its most recent report on human-prompted weather improve. It comes after several years in which, researchers say, we’ve been “smashing report just after file.”

California Wildfires
Flames from the Dixie Fire consume a residence on Highway 89 south of Greenville on August 5, 2021, in Plumas County, California.

Noah Berger / AP

Firefighters continue to fight dozens of blazes across California. Hundreds of countless numbers of acres have gone up in smoke, as observed from place.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has right up until the stop of this 7 days to mount a defense towards an investigation accusing him of sexual harassment. 

Virus Outbreak Motorcycle Rally
Bikes fill the streets of Sturgis, S.D on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 as the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began. The once-a-year rally returns just as coronavirus situations in the condition are climbing with the more contagious Delta variant.

Stephen Groves/AP

Right after this week’s substantial motorbike rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, researchers will be seeking for symptoms of a possible COVID “superspreader.” 

And at midnight tonight, Canada re-opens its border to totally-vaccinated U.S. citizens. But Canadians continue being barred from moving into the United States.