2024 Olympics: New torch unveiled with carbon footprint in mind

The torch that will be used to carry the Olympic flame around France and on its final leg at the opening ceremony of the 2024 Paris Games next July is a sleek silver-colored steel cylinder gracefully tapered at both ends that is being made in limited numbers to save resources.

Watch: Simone Biles receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Houston's own Simone Biles was one of several recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The accomplished Olympic gold medalist used her platform to advocate for athletes’ mental health and safety, children in the foster care system, and victims of sexual assault.

Simone Biles, others seek $1B-plus from FBI over Nassar

Former Olympic gymnasts, including gold medalist Simone Biles, are among dozens of assault victims who are seeking more than $1 billion from the FBI for failing to stop sports doctor Larry Nassar, lawyers said Wednesday.