There is still no deal on the horizon on a multiyear Federal Aviation Administration bill, so Congress has approved another short extension. It would carry FAA activities, including Airport Improvement Program construction grants, through July 22. The bill, which the Senate passed on June 27 and the House cleared three days earlier, is the 20th stopgap since Sept. 30, 2007, when the last long-term FAA measure expired. The 19th extension was to lapse on June 30.
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.