News roundup for July 28. 2022
- Former Republicans and Democrats, including Andrew Yang, announced the formation of a new political party called Forward that will challenge the two-party system. Thousands of people were left without power following severe storms and flash floods in parts of Kentucky. The state's governor estimates the death toll to hit double digits. JetBlue agreed to buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion after Spirit canceled the deal to merge with Frontier. The merger would create the fifth-largest airline in the US. And severe heat waves have become so common that Seville, Spain has started naming and ranking them similar to hurricanes, with the world's first named heat wave being called Zoe.