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Just Did It • After a grueling men’s decathlon, the event’s winners posed in the Olympic Stadium on August 5, with other participants. Left to right, in the rings: silver medalist Kevin Mayer of France, gold medalist Damian Warner of Canada and bronze medalist Ashley Moloney of Australia. Warner scored 9,018 points, making him the first athlete to break the 9,000-point barrier at the Olympics.
Do You Have What It Takes to Run Your Own Business? • Here’s how to figure out if you’ve got the right stuff to succeed
More Than Just ‘Twisties’ • An Olympic gymnast says she and her fellow athletes face a lot of challenges in the sport that men don’t
Has Climate Change Reached A Crisis Point? • Some voices in the political and economic argument over climate change warn there is little time left to act, but others call those fears overblown
XI SHOWDOWN • AS BEIJING TIGHTENS ITS CONTROL, GLOBAL CEOS WEIGH THE RISKS OF DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA
CAN ANYONE MAKE CHINA PLAY BY THE RULES? • The global economy depends on Tokyo and Washington coordinating their defense against cyber and trade threats, says Prime Minister Suga
TikTok’s Black Creators FIGHT BACK • Many of the hottest viral stars are white people who got famous doing dances by created Black performers. Now the originators want credit and payment for their work
Climate Activism Through Art
Crying and Laughing • Comedy and sorrow play equal roles in SNL’s Cecily Strong’s memoir This Will All Be Over Soon