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The News Roundup for July 23, 2021

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The Delta variant is ripping its way through the United States, where it now accounts for 83 percent of new U.S. Covid-19 cases.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republican selections for the bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection. And a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful and suspended new applicants to the program.
Meanwhile, as disasters strike around the world, calls for action on climate change intensify. Record-breaking floods have left dozens dead in China, at least 197 dead in Germany and Belgium, and roughly 4,000 displaced in Nigeria.
We cover all this and more during this week's News Roundup.
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