Experimental brain implants in monkeys offer hope for restoring vision in blind people

Scientists are a step closer to restoring the sight of blind people using brain implants, researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience said, after a series of successful experiments on monkeys.

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Toned-down Fashion Awards honor PPE-makers and diversity campaigners

Toned-down Fashion Awards honor PPE-makers and diversity campaigners
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The Fashion Awards have always been a celebrity-filled affair, and in that respect, this ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:05:35 GMT

Source says lengthy White House meeting followed AG's admission there is no evidence of election fraud

Source says lengthy White House meeting followed AG's admission there is no evidence of election fraud
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President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr had a "contentious," lengthy meeting inside ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:48:58 GMT

US imposes restrictions on travel visas for Chinese Communist Party members

US imposes restrictions on travel visas for Chinese Communist Party members
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The State Department is imposing new restrictions on travel visas to the United States ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:55:52 GMT

Wait, so Republican senators care about tweets now?

Wait, so Republican senators care about tweets now?
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Texas Sen. John Cornyn is outraged -- OUTRAGED! -- that Office of Management and ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:36:18 GMT

LeBron James could play with his son in the NBA after extending contract with Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James could play with his son in the NBA after extending contract with Los Angeles Lakers
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Fresh off winning the 2020 NBA title, LeBron James has signed a contract extension ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:29:38 GMT

Remember Brexit? It's still messy but a deal is in sight. Here's what you need to know

Remember Brexit? It's still messy but a deal is in sight. Here's what you need to know
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With all that's happened in 2020, you could be forgiven for forgetting that back ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:24:01 GMT

Ex-Presidents fill leadership vacuum as Trump ignores pandemic

Ex-Presidents fill leadership vacuum as Trump ignores pandemic
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• Trump and Barr had 'contentious' White House meeting, source says • Analysis: 46 minutes ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:21:06 GMT

During the 1918 flu, churches that refused to adapt to the pandemic reaped the consequences

During the 1918 flu, churches that refused to adapt to the pandemic reaped the consequences
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To gather or not to gather has been the question at the forefront of ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:13:15 GMT

Iran's parliament passes bill threatening to boost uranium enrichment and suspend inspectors

Iran's parliament passes bill threatening to boost uranium enrichment and suspend inspectors
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Iran's parliament has passed a bill that would boost uranium enrichment to pre-2015 levels ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:07:16 GMT

The US has reported its highest one-day Covid-19 death tally: Over 2,800

The US has reported its highest one-day Covid-19 death tally: Over 2,800
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More than 2,800 Covid-19 deaths were reported Wednesday in the United States -- the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:01:06 GMT

Fauci expected to meet with Biden transition team Thursday

Fauci expected to meet with Biden transition team Thursday
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Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed to CNN that he will meet virtually with President-elect Joe ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:50:22 GMT

Austin mayor apologizes after he told residents to stay at home while vacationing in Mexico

Austin mayor apologizes after he told residents to stay at home while vacationing in Mexico
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Mayor Steve Adler of Austin, Texas, said in a video posted on YouTube Wednesday that he ...

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These Trump supporters say big tech is biased. Now they're on Parler

These Trump supporters say big tech is biased. Now they're on Parler
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As Facebook and Twitter bring in new rules to combat misinformation and hate, some ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:51:43 GMT

Curious koala sneaks into Australian home and climbs Christmas tree

Curious koala sneaks into Australian home and climbs Christmas tree
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Picture a Christmas tree and you'll probably think of baubles, tinsel and fairy lights, ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:38:00 GMT

Watch this drone swarm replant a burnt forest

Watch this drone swarm replant a burnt forest
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With unmanned aircraft and special seed vessels, the company Droneseed is innovating reforestation efforts ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:54:56 GMT

Watch nurse's desperate plea after household falls ill with coronavirus

Watch nurse's desperate plea after household falls ill with coronavirus
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CNN's Don Lemon talks with nurse Sofia Burke, whose entire household has been stricken ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:40:35 GMT

US has biggest-ever Covid death toll in one day

US has biggest-ever Covid death toll in one day
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There were 3,157 Covid-19 deaths reported Wednesday -- a jump of about 20% from ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:32:26 GMT

Harris assembles staff as she builds her vice presidential portfolio

Harris assembles staff as she builds her vice presidential portfolio
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is constructing the key team of senior staffers who will ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:32:21 GMT

Argentina rugby captain Pablo Matera, two other players reinstated following 'discriminatory and xenophobic' social media posts

Argentina rugby captain Pablo Matera, two other players reinstated following 'discriminatory and xenophobic' social media posts
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Two days after being disciplined, Pablo Matera has been reinstated as Argentina's rugby captain ...

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The US-China fight isn't going away

The US-China fight isn't going away
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This much has been made clear in recent days: The US-China fight that's rattled ...

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Esports is on the rise in Africa and these two Kenyans are leading the charge

Esports is on the rise in Africa and these two Kenyans are leading the charge
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Esports is the fast-growing, major money-making world of competitive video gaming. This global phenomenon ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:56:50 GMT

3M is cutting another 2,900 jobs

3M is cutting another 2,900 jobs
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3M, maker of Post-Its and industrial materials, is cutting about 3% of its global ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:39:13 GMT

The UAE and Israel's whirlwind honeymoon has gone beyond normalization

The UAE and Israel's whirlwind honeymoon has gone beyond normalization
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"Ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates are 'blossoming,'" a senior official traveling ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:32:57 GMT

Tropical reef fish, 81, is the oldest ever to be discovered by scientists

Tropical reef fish, 81, is the oldest ever to be discovered by scientists
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Scientists have discovered what they say is the oldest tropical reef fish recorded anywhere ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:31:08 GMT

A nurse and six of her family members have Covid-19. And it began with a small act of kindness

A nurse and six of her family members have Covid-19. And it began with a small act of kindness
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New Jersey nurse Sofia Burke said it took one family member letting their guard ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:17:07 GMT

Biden faces increasing pressure to diversify his Cabinet

Biden faces increasing pressure to diversify his Cabinet
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A group of lawmakers and civil rights groups are demanding that President-elect Joe Biden ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:06:16 GMT

Nike ad sparks debate about racism in Japan and some calls for a boycott

Nike ad sparks debate about racism in Japan and some calls for a boycott
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A new video advertisement from Nike Japan that portrays the experiences of three soccer ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:02:28 GMT

Southern California braces for extreme fire weather as preemptive power shutoffs begin

Southern California braces for extreme fire weather as preemptive power shutoffs begin
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Parts of Southern California are on alert as winds near hurricane force, a parched ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:01:09 GMT

Cristiano Ronaldo nets 750th career goal and edges closer to all-time record

Cristiano Ronaldo nets 750th career goal and edges closer to all-time record
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 750th goal of his astonishing career in Juventus' comfortable 3-0 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:53:49 GMT

Biden team weighs North Korea policy as the era of Trump's 'love' letters with Kim ends

Biden team weighs North Korea policy as the era of Trump's 'love' letters with Kim ends
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President-elect Joe Biden's foreign policy team will soon have access to the letters President ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:04:08 GMT

Republicans brace for Trump rally in Georgia ahead of January runoffs

Republicans brace for Trump rally in Georgia ahead of January runoffs
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Georgia Republicans are increasingly worried about President Donald Trump's rally on Saturday for the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 10:08:21 GMT

Analysis: The UAE and Israel's whirlwind honeymoon has gone beyond normalization

Analysis: The UAE and Israel's whirlwind honeymoon has gone beyond normalization
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"Ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates are 'blossoming,'" a senior official traveling ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 09:46:38 GMT

Can Mick Schumacher emulate his father Michael in Formula One?

Can Mick Schumacher emulate his father Michael in Formula One?
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Towards the end of 2019 the pressure on Mick Schumacher was intense.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:57:06 GMT

Threat to remove Chinese firms from Wall Street is now on Trump's desk

Threat to remove Chinese firms from Wall Street is now on Trump's desk
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The US government is just one step away from enacting a law that could ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:50:18 GMT

US reports 3,100 coronavirus deaths in day -- 20% more than previous record

US reports 3,100 coronavirus deaths in day -- 20% more than previous record
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There were 3,157 Covid-19 deaths reported Wednesday -- a jump of about 20% from ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 07:56:58 GMT

Three of Donald Trump's predecessors are volunteering to bare their arms on camera to build confidence in coronavirus vaccines

Three of Donald Trump's predecessors are volunteering to bare their arms on camera to build confidence in coronavirus vaccines
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This is what presidential leadership looks like.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 07:30:45 GMT

Post-crash recovery: How one airline plans to restore confidence in the Boeing 737 MAX

Post-crash recovery: How one airline plans to restore confidence in the Boeing 737 MAX
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With over 4,800 gross orders, the 737 MAX is the best-selling commercial aircraft in Boeing history.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:48:01 GMT

Analysis: Ex-Presidents fill leadership vacuum as Trump ignores worsening pandemic

Analysis: Ex-Presidents fill leadership vacuum as Trump ignores worsening pandemic
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This is what presidential leadership looks like.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:50:02 GMT

Self-driving robotaxis are taking off in China

Self-driving robotaxis are taking off in China
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The world has been inching toward fully autonomous cars for years. In China, one ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:47:52 GMT

Missing credit card payments may be an early sign of dementia, study says

Missing credit card payments may be an early sign of dementia, study says
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Patterns of missing credit card and loan payments could be an early indicator of ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:37:21 GMT

With arrests and a security law, who is left to fight for democracy in Hong Kong?

With arrests and a security law, who is left to fight for democracy in Hong Kong?
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Hong Kong is running out of opposition.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:23:18 GMT

Half a million South Korean students sit a college entrance exam despite rising Covid cases

Half a million South Korean students sit a college entrance exam despite rising Covid cases
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Half a million students will sit South Korea's notoriously difficult National College Entrance Exam ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:48:28 GMT

Democrats seek disciplinary investigation for Trump lawyer who called for violence against official

Democrats seek disciplinary investigation for Trump lawyer who called for violence against official
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Congressional Democrats on Wednesday asked the DC Bar's Office of Disciplinary Counsel to open ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:06:00 GMT

Lon Adams, who developed the recipe for Slim Jim jerky, dies of Covid-19

Lon Adams, who developed the recipe for Slim Jim jerky, dies of Covid-19
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Lon Adams, known for developing the recipe for Slim Jim jerky, has died from ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:36:44 GMT

Pompeo is hosting holiday parties at the State Department amid coronavirus spikes

Pompeo is hosting holiday parties at the State Department amid coronavirus spikes
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited hundreds of guests to the State Department ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:20:02 GMT

Six people are missing after landslides in Alaska

Six people are missing after landslides in Alaska
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Six people in Haines, Alaska, were reported missing Wednesday after heavy rains and flooding ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:15:41 GMT

Census officials identified high complexity problems, internal documents show

Census officials identified high complexity problems, internal documents show
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Census Bureau officials discovered data issues while working through 2020 Census responses, which include ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:36:27 GMT

The legal threats and headaches fueling pardon appeals from Trump's family, friends

The legal threats and headaches fueling pardon appeals from Trump's family, friends
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With the clock ticking on Donald Trump's presidency, a number of associates have appealed ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:27:29 GMT

Pompeo hosts holiday parties at State Department amid coronavirus spikes

Pompeo hosts holiday parties at State Department amid coronavirus spikes
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited hundreds of guests to the State Department ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:38:25 GMT

US Defense Dept to issue Covid-19 vaccination cards

US Defense Dept to issue Covid-19 vaccination cards
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The Department of Defense released the first images of a Covid-19 vaccination record card ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:04:01 GMT

US blocks cotton imports from China region over reported forced-labor abuses

US blocks cotton imports from China region over reported forced-labor abuses
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The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will block imports of cotton, reportedly produced ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:02:40 GMT

Senate GOP warns Biden on Cabinet picks as some Democrats push for more liberal choices

Senate GOP warns Biden on Cabinet picks as some Democrats push for more liberal choices
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Joe Biden is facing dueling headwinds as he looks to fill out his Cabinet: ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:56:39 GMT

Justin Trudeau didn't foresee this potentially catastrophic political crisis

Justin Trudeau didn't foresee this potentially catastrophic political crisis
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For someone so adept at kicking the legs out from under his political opponents, ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:52:50 GMT

What's Ivanka Trump's next move?

What's Ivanka Trump's next move?
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Exactly seven weeks from today, Donald Trump won't be President anymore. And likewise, his ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:28:49 GMT

Free education for essential workers in Michigan is expanding into a pathway toward a four-year degree

Free education for essential workers in Michigan is expanding into a pathway toward a four-year degree
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The opportunity for essential workers in Michigan to earn a tuition-free degree during the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:17:05 GMT

Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86

Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86
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Rafer Johnson, who ended his famed track and field career with an exciting win ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:16:34 GMT

Parents of 628 migrant children separated at border still have not been found, court filing says

Parents of 628 migrant children separated at border still have not been found, court filing says
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The parents of 628 migrant children separated from their families due to Trump administration ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:12:49 GMT

The UN removes cannabis from a list of the most dangerous substances

The UN removes cannabis from a list of the most dangerous substances
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A United Nations commission has voted to remove cannabis from a list that categorized ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:09:15 GMT

San Francisco votes to ban smoking inside apartments, with exception for weed

San Francisco votes to ban smoking inside apartments, with exception for weed
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Smoking is set to be banned in San Francisco apartments, with one exception: weed.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:02:12 GMT

EPA administrator to quarantine following Covid-19 exposure

EPA administrator to quarantine following Covid-19 exposure
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EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said in a statement Wednesday that he has been exposed ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:42:56 GMT

Millions of kids with disabilities are missing out on education. Like me, they deserve to fulfill their potential

Millions of kids with disabilities are missing out on education. Like me, they deserve to fulfill their potential
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When I was 9 years old, a psychologist told my parents I had a ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:29:59 GMT

Expect a 'flurry' of pardons before Trump leaves office, source says

Expect a 'flurry' of pardons before Trump leaves office, source says
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• Analysis: Can Trump pre-pardon his children? • Analysis: Another Trump presidential bid is the ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:28:19 GMT

Obama says he'll get a Covid-19 vaccine when he can -- and may do it on TV

Obama says he'll get a Covid-19 vaccine when he can -- and may do it on TV
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Former President Barack Obama said he "absolutely" plans on getting a Covid-19 vaccine when ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:46:26 GMT

62-year-old man who was found clinging to his boat 86 miles off shore is safely on land

62-year-old man who was found clinging to his boat 86 miles off shore is safely on land
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The man who was found clinging to his capsized boat off the coast of ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:26:48 GMT

Why Obama is cautioning activists against using 'defund the police' slogan

Why Obama is cautioning activists against using 'defund the police' slogan
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Former President Barack Obama cautioned young activists against using the slogan "defund the police" ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:26:47 GMT

First Covid-19 vaccine shots to roll out next week

First Covid-19 vaccine shots to roll out next week
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Amarks the first time that citizens outside of the worldwide clinical trials will have ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:50:38 GMT

She lived through the 1918 flu and now she's beat coronavirus — twice

She lived through the 1918 flu and now she's beat coronavirus — twice
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Angelina Friedman is a survivor, in every sense of the word.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:48:58 GMT

Why was the UK first to authorize a coronavirus vaccine?

Why was the UK first to authorize a coronavirus vaccine?
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The UK became the first Western country to authorize a Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday, ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:18:27 GMT

Former astronaut sworn in as US senator, flipping Arizona seat from red to blue

Former astronaut sworn in as US senator, flipping Arizona seat from red to blue
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Democrats will pick up a Senate seat on Wednesday when former astronaut Mark Kelly ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:59:29 GMT

Teeth reveal tantalizing details about a Neanderthal who fell down a well

Teeth reveal tantalizing details about a Neanderthal who fell down a well
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The most complete Neanderthal skeleton ever discovered has remained hidden at the bottom of ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:48:37 GMT

Mark Kelly to be sworn in as US senator, flipping Arizona seat from red to blue

Mark Kelly to be sworn in as US senator, flipping Arizona seat from red to blue
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Democrats will pick up a Senate seat on Wednesday when former astronaut Mark Kelly ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:44:01 GMT