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News Wrap: Tokyo sees highest COVID cases since May, days before Olympic Games


In our news wrap Wednesday, COVID-19 cases in Tokyo are higher than any time since May — nine days before it hosts the summer Olympics. In the U.S., federal figures show 93,000 overdose deaths in 2020 — nearly 30% higher than 2019, with Fentanyl a major driver. The European Union unveiled sweeping plans to tackle climate change by cutting greenhouse gas emissions 55% from 1990 levels this decade.

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