GOP Defers Action on Health Care After McCain Surgery, Federer Seizes Record 8th Wimbledon Title, and More
A vote on the Senate Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare will have to wait until Sen. John McCain recovers from surgery for a blood clot. Over the weekend, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delayed any action for the legislation, which is already on the brink. Read the story from The AP.
Federer Seizes Record 8th Wimbledon Title
Roger Federer beat out Croatian Marin Cilic on Sunday to win the men’s Wimbledon championship for a record eighth time. At 35, he also set the record as the oldest man in decades to win the legendary tournament. Read the story from NPR.
Flash Flooding Kills 9 at Arizona Swimming Hole
Heavy rains upriver from a popular swimming hole in Arizona’s Tonto National Forest caused a flash flood on Saturday, killing at least nine people. Read the story from NPR.
Game of Thrones Season 7 Premiere
Season 7 of Game of Thrones premiered on Sunday. Read a review of the season premiere from NPR. SPOILER ALERT.
Doctor Who is a Woman
The BBC announced on Sunday that actress Jodie Whittaker will become the first woman to play the eccentric time-traveler in the upcoming season of Doctor Who.