Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, December 18, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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Below are some of the top political news stories of the day:

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U.S. Congress passes stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown
The U.S. Congress on Friday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-day stopgap extension of existing federal funds to avoid a midnight government shutdown, as negotiators work on a $900 billion coronavirus aid bill and a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending bill through September 2021.

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine gets U.S. authorization, second in 8 days
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Pro-Trump shakeups continue at VOA’s parent agency
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Congress stumbles over Covid relief and passes two-day bill to avert shutdown
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Judge skewers GOP over suit targeting newly registered voters in Georgia
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US says it is shuttering last 2 consulates in Russia
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US cyber-attack: US energy department confirms it was hit by Sunburst hack
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Obamacare sign ups increase for first time under Trump
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Senators introduce bipartisan bill further restricting pornographic content on the internet
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FBI Briefs Reps. Pelosi, McCarthy on Rep. Swalwell's Ties to Suspected Chinese Spy
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Lawmakers ask IRS if its systems were compromised in SolarWinds hack
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FAA punished whistleblowers, protected industry and covered up flaws, Senate report says
Trump signs bill that could kick Chinese firms off U.S. stock exchanges
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Joe Biden visits graves of first wife and baby daughter on 48th anniversary of car crash
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Early signs of a US government hack emerged months ago but were inconclusive
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A voice never heard before: The historic significance behind Biden's interior secretary pick
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Democratic senator claims some GOP members ‘are bordering on sedition and treason’
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Ossoff makes closing pitch to rural Black voters
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Federal Reserve fight imperils relief talks
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Analyst behind Antrim audit expects disclosure that will 'change' playing field
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Pelosi, McConnell get COVID-19 vaccine, urge others to do so
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Congress working on two-day funding extension hours before government shutdown
Trump doles out plum appointments to allies in final weeks of presidency
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How did Russia-linked government hack go unreported for 9 months?
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Congress hits new snag on Covid relief as shutdown deadline looms
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Michigan House of Representatives passes bills aimed at limiting Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's power
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Threat of another government shutdown hangs over Washington as Covid relief talks drag on
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High court rules challenge to Trump census plan is premature
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GOP senator blocks bill to provide $1,200 stimulus checks
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Barr: No 'sign of improper CIA activity' surrounding Russia investigation
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Last-minute fight over the Fed’s lending powers is hampering Covid stimulus deal
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Trump, targeting McConnell and top Republicans, urges them to 'get tougher' in election fight
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Five stark measures show rising American suffering as Congress stalls on aid
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Tensions rise in Capitol as aid negotiations drag on
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Supreme Court throws out challenge to Trump census plan to exclude undocumented immigrants
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Warren re-ups bill to ban stock trading by lawmakers
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How Trump and past presidents have wielded the presidential pardon
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Sen. Dick Durbin says alleged Russian hack 'virtually a declaration of war'
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Biden team expresses concern over 'abrupt halt' in cooperation with Pentagon
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Trump's Future: Tons of Cash and Plenty of Options for Spending It - NY Times
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Lawyers: 2nd US inmate scheduled to be executed has COVID-19
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Trump's vaccine timeline is off — by a lot, Biden advisers say. Some may wait until end of summer.
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Strzok text spurs debate on how FBI began Russia inquiry
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Trump appoints 1776 Commission members in last-minute bid to advance 'patriotic education'
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2020 May Be The Hottest Year On Record. Here's The Damage It Did
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Meghan McCain hits Trump over attacks on father: 'You have disgraced the office of the presidency'
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Russia hack claims: What is the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)?
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Trump likely to be president with fewest pardons in a century
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Washington Monument closed after interior secretary's positive COVID-19 test
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Biden fills out incoming communications team with campaign veterans
Live updates Pelosi and McConnell spoke this afternoon in an effort to close out deal on relief package
Google antitrust case won't go to trial until 2023
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Prosecutors say no bail stiff enough for accused Epstein madam Ghislaine Maxwell
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Say goodbye to 2020, a historic and consequential year in politics
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Top GOP senator: Relief deal unlikely before government funding set to expire
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With Biden's Boost, 2 Obama Veterans Are 'Ready To Run' Climate Efforts
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Biden vows to impose 'costs' for Russian aggression when he becomes president
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AOC accuses Republicans of holding people 'hostage' by blocking stimulus payments
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Tensions flare between Pentagon, Biden team over transition meetings
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White House press secretary says sensationalism drives too many journalists
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Biden may time confirmation votes to protect House majority
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Obama appears in three campaign ads for Warnock in Georgia
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As Trump weighs pardons, GOP divided on whether Snowden should receive one
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For years, the Pentagon sits on racial discrimination survey data
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Pence, top congressional leaders get COVID-19 vaccines
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Five states sue EPA over rule limiting pesticide safety enforcement
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McCarthy to be briefed by FBI on Swalwell ties to China spy: 'I will not give up'
Texas court: Compensate man wrongly convicted in cop's death
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North Korean plant may be building nuclear components, report finds
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Donald Trump's presidency by the numbers
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Trey Gowdy rips Biden comments defending son Hunter: 'The United States Attorney's office is not foul play'
344 Nigerian schoolboys freed days after being abducted, official says
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Flu numbers are down this year due to higher vaccination rates amid COVID pandemic
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Senators push to keep tech liability shield out of UK trade agreement
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Trump remains silent as massive cyber hack poses 'grave risk' to government
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Biden says he is not concerned about accusations against son Hunter
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Flynn: Trump could use 'military, 'rerun' election in swing states
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Early voting changes in Georgia counties are suppressing turnout, advocates warn
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Trump stays on sidelines as vaccine injections begin
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Google hit with new antitrust lawsuit from 38 state attorneys general
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The CDC banned evictions for those affected by Covid. Why are tenants being thrown out on the street?
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Trump fights for a job that he's not doing as coronavirus rages
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Biden's inauguration will be virtual. So why is he fundraising for it?
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Biden inaugural committee under fire for soliciting corporate donations
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Graham vows to hold Dems, media accountable over Hunter Biden: 'We're not going to sweep this under the rug'
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Microsoft identifies more than 40 organizations targeted in massive cyber breach
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Suspected Russian hacking campaign has been ongoing since March, Microsoft says
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How the state and local budget crisis got left behind in the stimulus talks, losing out to $600 checks - BI
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US Navy to be ‘more assertive’ in countering China in Pacific
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Transition stumbles test Biden’s bond with Capitol Hill
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Warnock slams Loeffler over delay in another round of COVID-19 stimulus checks
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Exclusive-U.S. to blacklist dozens of Chinese firms including SMIC, sources say
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Biden tells Stephen Colbert he has "great confidence" in Hunter
Microsoft says it found malicious software in its systems
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What you need to know about the federal cyber hack
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Stephen Colbert asks Biden about wanting to go 'full Corn Pop' on wife's doctorate critics
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Virginia gubernatorial candidate says ‘Trump should declare martial law’
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Democrats ask of Biden’s health team: Who’s in charge?
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Mar-a-Lago neighbors say Trump forfeited right to live on estate once presidency ends
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READ: Deb Haaland's official statement on historic nomination to Interior secretary
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How Trump made 2020 the Year of Disinformation
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Mayor apologizes for botched home raid
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Omar says her father died of coronavirus because of Trump's 'criminal neglect'
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As pandemic rages across U.S., Congress scrambles to reach relief deal
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Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head
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Tom Cotton: Biden should hold press conference on Hunter business affairs
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Kathleen Rice picked over Ocasio-Cortez for spot on House Energy and Commerce committee
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US under cyber attack believed to be tied to Russia: Private sector, infrastructure, all levels of government at risk
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US agencies investigating hack
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GOP senator in critical race refuses to answer question 9 times
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LIVE UPDATES: Georgia Senate race turns for final stretch
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Los Angeles mayor says turned down job in Biden administration
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Jill Biden was blindsided by Wall Street Journal call to drop 'Dr.' title: 'It was really the tone of it'
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'One of the things I'm most proud of is my doctorate': Jill Biden responds to WSJ op-ed
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Nearly 76K Georgians registered to vote ahead of Senate runoffs
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Deb Haaland: Historic Native American 'pick for Biden cabinet'
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Facebook and Apple are in a fight. Your browsing history is in the middle
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Joe Biden claims ‘foul play’ while defending son Hunter but says he’s ‘not concerned
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Michigan reinstates pandemic-related moratorium on water shutoffs
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US cybersecurity agency warns suspected Russian hacking campaign broader than previously believed
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Fiji says two dead as powerful cyclone tears across Pacific nation
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Nigerian official: More than 300 abducted schoolboys freed
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Justice Gorsuch says Kentucky governor should face judicial review in dissent on religious schools case
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Biden: Hunter tax investigation being 'used to get to me'
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Tracking Biden's Cabinet picks as the incoming administration takes shape
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Oil retreats from 9-month high as COVID-19 surge stokes demand fears
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Beyond the no-knock: Push to reform police tactics
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The stock market will face a big test early in 2021 with the Georgia runoffs
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House Democratic majority will be 3-vote margin after Biden picks Haaland for interior post
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West Virginia lawmakers push jail reform in response to Reuters data on inmate deaths
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Biden cabinet: Does this new team better reflect America?
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California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom could have emergency powers taken away
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Asia shares retreat from record, but U.S. stimulus hopes buoy market mood
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Deadly snowstorm to be followed by freezing temperatures in Northeast: Latest
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Feds bust drug ring they say used fraternities to supply students at UNC and Duke
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Hill leaders struggle to finalize deal amid looming shutdown threat
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Garcetti to be deposed in sexual harassment lawsuit of former aide
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US cyber attack: 'Grave risk' for private sector, infrastructure, federal government
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Pence to head overseas Jan. 6 hours after formally declaring Biden the presidential victor
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GCC summit to be held on January 5: Kuwait minister
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Congress set to blow past shutdown deadline amid coronavirus talks
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James Baker blasts U.S. recognition of Moroccan claims to Western Sahara
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6 Suspects Indicted In Alleged Conspiracy To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
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Landlords are running out of money. 'We don't get unemployment'


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Coronavirus News and Updates:

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Newly Released COVID-19 Data Show Most U.S. Cities Are 'Sustained Hotspots'
Apple shuts some California stores as coronavirus cases spike
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Essential workers should get coronavirus vaccine before the elderly, experts tell NYT
Alaska's Iditarod sled-dog race rerouted due to COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus live updates: Pence, Pelosi, McConnell get Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine
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Pfizer Says Millions Of Vaccine Doses Are Ready, But States Say Shipments Were Cut
Comparing the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines
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While many states are still battling a ferocious spread, others are loosening restrictions
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Chart: COVID-19 Is Now Leading Killer In 5 Latin American Nations
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SCOTUS justices to be provided with COVID-19 vaccines
Why are authorized monoclonal antibodies rarely being used to treat COVID-19 ?
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Moderna vaccine ready for its 'first rodeo'
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News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch receives COVID-19 vaccine in UK
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Some Americans aren't rushing to get a COVID vaccine. Here's why you don't need to wait.
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FDA plans to OK 2nd COVID-19 vaccine after panel endorsement
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COVID-19 surge pushes U.S. hospitals to brink as 2nd vaccine nears approval
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Pelosi, McConnell to get vaccine, urge members to do same
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Australia imposes border curbs as Sydney virus cluster grows; Christmas travel chaos
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Coronavirus live updates: Congress to have access to vaccine starting now
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Fact check: What's true and what's false about the COVID-19 vaccine
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First Coronavirus Vaccine Doses Administered In Hard Hit Indigenous Communities
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Biden adviser Cedric Richmond tests positive for coronavirus
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Latest news on the pandemic / Follow live
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Sen. Daines, who helped secure $10B in vaccine funding, calls Moderna approval 'early Christmas present'
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FDA chief says 'rapidly' working to issue Moderna vaccine authorization
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HHS secretary tells staff: My wife is sick with Covid
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Southern California's ICU capacity falls to zero as state sets new records
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California Activates 'Mass Fatality' Program As State Sets New Virus Records
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Azar tells Health Department staff his wife has COVID-19: 'Mild symptoms but otherwise doing well'
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Trials show two doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine provoked good immune response
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Anti-vaxxers laid the bait and the media took it: Misinformation spreads on local news
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Babies born to COVID-19 mothers have antibodies, Singapore study finds
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LA mayor in self-quarantine after daughter's positive COVID-19 test
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A beloved teacher wore an oxygen mask for virtual classes before she lost her battle with Covid-19
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China to vaccinate 50 million people for Lunar New Year - SCMP
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How Will Moderna Meet The Demand For Its COVID-19 Vaccine?
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Employers can bar unvaccinated employees from the workplace, EEOC says
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8 nuns die of COVID-19 at Milwaukee retirement home in one week
 
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