Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, December 29, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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

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McConnell blocks Democratic attempt to unanimously pass $2,000 relief payments
The president said that “unless Republicans have a death wish,” they will approve the $2,000 checks for COVID-19 relief.

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Trump’s $2,000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote
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McConnell moves to combine Trump asks in potential 'poison pill' for stimulus checks
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Defying Trump, McConnell delays vote on $2,000 checks, urges Senate to override defense veto
Biden takes Trump to task over lagging pace of vaccinations
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Trump campaign asks Supreme Court to review Wisconsin voter fraud case
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GOP senator says he'll block consent for $2,000 stimulus checks
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First stimulus checks could hit bank accounts tonight
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Federal judge in Iowa ridicules Trump’s pardons
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Biden's grim COVID speech offers contrast with Trump
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Transition mistrust: Roadblocks on troops, cyber hack and budgets
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Pence refused to sign on to plan to overturn election, lawyers say
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America has a hate problem. Facebook and Google are part of it, D.C.’s top attorney says.
Thousands of residents without heat after attack on gas service
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Biden says Trump administration’s plan to distribute vaccines falling ‘far behind’
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Outside Trump's Inner Circle, Odds Are Long for Getting Clemency - NY Times
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U.S. appeals court upholds Trump health care price disclosure rule
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Biden's Incoming National Security Adviser Faults Pentagon's 'Obstruction'
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Louisville PD signals intent to fire officers in Taylor death
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Trump targets congressional Republicans on multiple fronts
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Top federal prosecutor resigns following ballot fraud investigation
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Pelosi has narrow path to the speakership
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Appeals court backs subpoena-like power for minority in House
Georgia's GOP candidates support Trump's demand for $2,000 stimulus checks
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Georgia breaks runoff turnout record for Senate races
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Barr Leaves a Legacy Defined by Trump - NY Times
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Pentagon hasn't granted meeting with Biden transition team since Dec. 18
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Unemployment aid: When would the $300-per-week benefit begin?
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Feds decline charges against officers in Tamir Rice case
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Georgia's secretary of state cracking down on voter line electioneering
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Conviction upheld for Chinese businessman linked to Hunter
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From 'contentious to business as usual,' transition cooperation covers full spectrum
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Here’s why Trump is linking stimulus, defense spending to a contentious tech protection
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U.S. State Department approves potential sale of 3,000 smart bombs to Saudi Arabia
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Trump angered by Mar-a-Lago renovations, sources say
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U.S. And EU Condemn Jailing Of Lawyer Who Reported On Coronavirus In Wuhan
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Manhattan DA brings in forensic accounting specialists for Trump probe: report
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Alexei Navalny: Russian officials bring new fraud charges
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Trump lashes out at GOP after override vote on defense bill
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Biden picks 3 coordinators for Covid-19 response
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Atlanta mayor goes from star to scapegoat as violence surges
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Post-presidency at Mar-a-Lago; What Donald Trump can expect when he leaves the White House
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Massachusetts lowers age for abortions without parental consent
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DOJ says US 'stands ready' to try man who killed journalist Daniel Pearl in Pakistan
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Organ Donation Nonprofits Face New Scrutiny Under Trump Administration Rules
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Battle over $2,000 COVID-19 aid checks shifts to U.S. Senate
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Biden warns security agencies "incurred enormous damage" during Trump administration
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Trump faces looming decision on extending visa suspension
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House Rejects Trump's Defense Bill Veto In Highly Unusual Vote
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Live Updates: Biden blasts transition ‘obstruction’ by Defense Department
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U.S. judge orders two Georgia counties to halt voter purge ahead of Senate runoff
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House veto override may show Trump's grip on GOP slipping
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The ways Donald Trump and Republicans have tried to overturn Joe Biden's 2020 win
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Trump's unplanned gift to Biden: Clean energy on the rise
Domestic terrorism exploded in 2020. Here's what the Biden administration must do.
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Religion, Abortion, Guns And Race. Just The Start Of A New Supreme Court Menu
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Yellen’s looming headache: Treasury’s vanishing ranks
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Special Report: UAE emerges as hub for companies helping Venezuela avoid U.S. oil sanctions
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Trump ends Obama's 12-year run as most admired man: Gallup
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Biden accuses Trump political appointees of obstructing transition process
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Can Trump chop pork from $900B package he signed?
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Bernie Sanders, Senate Dems see defense bill veto override as avenue to $2G checks
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Omni Hotels Accepted Millions In PPP Funds But Didn't Pay Workers
Nashville bomber left hints of trouble, but motive elusive
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Biden’s nominees will face a China gauntlet
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Mitch McConnell faces decision over vote to increase stimulus payments to $2,000
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House backs increasing coronavirus stimulus checks to $2,000
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Boeing 737 Max set to return to US skies
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The Spectacular Rise Of SPACs: The Backwards IPO That's Taking Over Wall Street
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Live Updates: Loeffler responds to allegations of abuse at Warnock-led camp
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5 Lessons Democrats Can Learn From The 2020 Elections
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Sanders pledges to hold up defense budget unless Senate votes on $2,000 stimulus checks
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Fate of Trump’s $2,000 checks now rests with GOP-led Senate
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U.S. House approves $2,000 coronavirus aid checks sought by Trump
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EXPLAINER: Brexit ends Britons’ right to live and work in EU
Protesters, police face new challenges after milestone year of racial unrest
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New law bars NYC evictions, foreclosures through May 1
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U.S. House overrides Trump's veto of key defense bill
Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Croatia
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Child labor in palm oil industry tied to Girl Scout cookies
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U.S. appeals court blocks NY governor's limits on religious gatherings
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Bomber made now-chilling comment before blast, thought he was hero: report
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Stimulus checks should start going out this week but timing could slide, administration official says
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Biden warns of Trump officials’ ‘roadblocks’ to transition
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Schumer to try to pass $2K stimulus checks bill Tuesday
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Judge blocks voter purge in 2 Georgia counties
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Nashville bomber was 'loner,' IT consultant, sources say
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House OKs $2,000 stimulus checks, but Senate may void them
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Jon Ossoff Got Some Breaks in Politics. And He Made a Few of His Own - NY Times
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Perdue: Loeffler and I are 'last line of defense' against socialist takeover of Congress
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Bomber to neighbor: The world is ‘never going to forget me’
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House passes stimulus check boost as Republicans splinter
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Biden: Trump aides setting 'roadblocks' for his transition team
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Fact-checking Sen. Rubio's criticism of Dr. Fauci
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Michigan mayor draws criticism with Facebook posts suggesting rebellion: report
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House overrides Trump's veto of $740 billion defense funding bill
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Joe Biden: 'Enormous damage' to US security agencies by Trump
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Confusion after Trump tweets about 205K-vote discrepancy in PA
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Russia’s ultimatum to Navalny: Return immediately or face jail
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Schools Face A Massive Challenge To Make Up For Learning Lost During The Pandemic
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Ocasio-Cortez rails against both Democrats and Republicans who opposed $2,000 direct payments
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After Nashville bombing, Tennessee lawmaker wants securing telecom infrastructure examined
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Politics updates: Biden calls for 'continuing vigilance' against domestic attacks following Nashville bombing
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Becerra faces GOP confirmation concerns over abortion, health care
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‘We have encountered roadblocks’: Biden rips Pentagon over transition foot-dragging
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Congressman, other Republicans sue Pence in last-ditch effort against Biden win
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Alexander Vindman says he has 'no regrets' about how impeachment saga played out
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Biden calls for modernizing US defenses following massive hack
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'Nothing about' Nashville explosion suspect 'raised any red flags': Neighbor
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Ohio police officer fired for fatally shooting unarmed Black man
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FAA to allow small drones to fly at night, over people in step toward broader deliveries
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Twitter sued for defamation for Hunter laptop story
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Ghislaine Maxwell again denied bail
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Georgia senator fighting for reelection personally lobbied Trump to sign spending bill
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Nashville bombing raises fears of "lone wolf" terror threats
Did DeVos just expand school choice? Officials won't say, exactly.
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Michael Cohen interview sparks questions after he mentions prison friends 'Tony Meatballs and Big Minty'
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Loeffler calls abuse allegations at camp overseen by rival Warnock 'disqualifying'
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Oil rises on hopes U.S. pandemic stimulus to spur fuel demand
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Green Beret suspect in bowling alley shooting remanded to jail
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Alexander Vindman: I was able to do my part to defend this nation (video)
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Saudi Activist Who Urged Women's Driving Rights Gets Nearly 6-Year Prison Term
Dollar languishes amid pandemic aid optimism, pound meanders
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Arizona congresswoman backs calls for Hunter Biden special counsel
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Trump calls for end to 'religious persecution worldwide' on 850th anniversary of Thomas Becket's death
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Each year, 1,000 Pakistani girls forcibly converted to Islam
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Errol Louis: Trump's real target is Section 230 (video)
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U.S. Implementing 1st-Ever Airplane Emission Rules; Critics Say They're Ineffective
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Trump names Roisman acting SEC chairman
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2020 was brutal for airlines. Next year could be even trickier.
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Lawyer: Soldier charged in Rockford shooting may have PTSD
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Fired Tyson boss says COVID office pool was a 'morale boost'


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Coronavirus News and Updates:

Coronavirus live updates: UK variant detected in US for 1st time
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Adequately vaccinating Americans will take 10 years at current pace
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Vaccine rollout slower than expected as Americans wait for doses
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U.S. detects first case of COVID-19 variant as Biden offers gloomy vaccine outlook
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Here's what we know about the new Covid-19 variant found in Colorado
Nurse tests positive for COVID-19 shortly after getting vaccinated
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Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff receive COVID-19 vaccine
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Moderna in talks with South Korea to supply about 40 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine
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White House coronavirus task force warns of 'unstable' data during the holidays
'Like a bathtub filling up': Alabama is slammed by the virus
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US hospitalizations from COVID-19 hit all-time high
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Wealthy hospitals rake in U.S. disaster aid for COVID-19 costs
Some California hospitals rationing care due to spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations
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Red states prioritize elderly and vulnerable in vaccine distribution
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AstraZeneca vaccine not ready for quick European approval, watchdog official says
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In Atlanta, A Wave Of Coronavirus Deaths And The Questions Left In Its Wake
Lockdowns likely to be extended as California hospitals fill
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COVID drives Dutch death rate up to highest level since WWII
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New COVID lockdowns likely in Southern California as ICUs stay filled
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More COVID-19 vaccines in the pipeline as US effort ramps up
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Over 11.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed, 2.1 million administered: U.S. CDC
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China Covid-19: How state media and censorship took on coronavirus
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Dr Nicole Saphier: US lagging in COVD-19 vaccination rate (video)
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Trump opens up federal dollars for private school vouchers amid pandemic
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Kremlin mum about when Putin will take Russia’s virus vaccine
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U.S. COVID-19 deaths and new cases drop over Christmas week
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India reports six cases of new UK variant of coronavirus
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Coronavirus live updates: Kamala Harris to receive COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday
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VIRUS TODAY: Huge study on another COVID vaccine is underway
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Trump admin: Vaccinations much higher than reported 2M
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Russia admits COVID death toll third-worst in the world
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'Toxic Individualism': Pandemic Politics Driving Health Care Workers From Small Towns
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The Latest: S Korea reports biggest daily death toll so far
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Congressional staffers eligible to receive coronavirus vaccine
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CVS, Walgreens begin Wisconsin nursing home vaccinations
 
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