1. The Meteorological Agency says Japan has entered the rainy season, except for the northern part of the Tohoku region. Agency officials said on Thursday that a seasonal rain front and warm, damp air are creating unstable atmospheric conditions over western and eastern Japan.
  2. NHK has learned that the Tokyo metropolitan government is moving to lift its coronavirus alert after 22 new infections were confirmed on Thursday.
  3. A brother of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer, has called for law enforcement reforms in testimony to Congress. The younger brother, Philonise Floyd, spoke before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.