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Biden Gains Votes In Recount Of Milwaukee County Requested By Trump

The Trump campaign paid $3 million to get recounts in two heavily Democratic counties in Wisconsin. The effort backfired in Milwaukee County, at least, where Biden expanded his margin of victory. → Read More

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'An Almost Unbearable Grief': Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex, Reveals She Had Miscarriage

In The New York Times, the former Meghan Markle said she was expecting a second child with Prince Harry when the miscarriage happened in July. She said she hopes to help others by sharing her story. → Read More

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Illinois Authorities Investigate Outbreak At Veterans' Home That Killed 27

The coronavirus outbreak in LaSalle, Ill., has infected some 200 people, in what state officials are calling a "tragedy." Illinois is opening a probe into what happened. → Read More

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U.S. Agrees To Pause Deportations For Women Alleging Abuse At ICE Facility

Dozens of immigrant women have said they received unwanted gynecological procedures at Irwin County Detention Center. Yet even as authorities investigate, the accusers have been in danger of removal. → Read More

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Missing Ink: Darwin Notebooks, Long Unseen, Now Believed Stolen

Cambridge University Library said Tuesday that two of the naturalist's notebooks have been missing for nearly two decades. Now, the library has told local police that they "have likely been stolen." → Read More

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Kabul Battered By Rockets Ahead Of Pompeo's Planned Talks With Taliban

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed at least eight in the Afghan capital and came on a day when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to discuss Afghan peace talks. → Read More

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Andrew Cuomo To Receive International Emmy For 'Masterful' COVID-19 Briefings

The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that New York's governor will be recognized Monday for his "use of television to inform and calm people around the world." → Read More

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Pfizer Asks FDA To Approve Its COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

The pharmaceutical giant and partner BioNTech announced Friday that they are submitting a formal request to the Food and Drug Administration, just days after the vaccine was shown to be 95% effective. → Read More

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Michigan's Wayne County Certifies Election Results After Brief GOP Refusal

The Republican members of the bipartisan Wayne County Board of Canvassers sought to block the certification of the state's most populous county — but they soon relented under withering criticism. → Read More

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Hurricane Iota, Weakening But Dangerous, Slams An Already Sodden Central America

Iota diminished to a Category 1 hurricane within hours of its landfall in Nicaragua. Still, as the second strong storm to hit the region in as many weeks, Iota bears grave dangers for residents. → Read More

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How Solitude Can Help You Regulate Your Mood

Everyone needs a little alone time, but with the current pandemic, you might have either too much "me" time or not enough. Let's get that balance back. This episode breaks down some of the research behind what makes even small bouts of solitude restorative and what to do when you're alone too much. → Read More

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Typos Spell Trouble For Man's Alleged Attempt To Fake His Own Death

Chalk up another win for spell check. According to prosecutors, a man tried to escape his sentencing by forging a death certificate — but the alleged ruse unraveled with a few misplaced letters. → Read More

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U.K. 'Actively Avoided' Investigating Russian Interference, Lawmakers Find

The report by Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee said government did little to find out if Russia tried to influence the Brexit referendum. "They did not want to know," a lawmaker said. → Read More

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'We're Embarrassed': Twitter Says High-Profile Hack Hit 130 Users

Up to eight accounts had their private information compromised in the breach earlier this week, according to Twitter. Joe Biden, Elon Musk and Kanye West were among the users targeted. → Read More

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Blaze At Centuries-Old Cathedral In Nantes Under Investigation As Arson

The fire at the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul called to mind the one at Notre Dame Cathedral last year. French officials say they have controlled the blaze and avoided a "Notre Dame scenario." → Read More

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Europe's Top Court Strikes Down Key Rules Of U.S.-EU Data Transfer

In its ruling Thursday, the European Court of Justice found that the agreement known as Privacy Shield fails to adequately protect Europeans' data, largely because of U.S. surveillance programs. → Read More

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Black Lives Matter Monument Replaces Statue Of Slave Trader In England

Edward Colston's statue had stood in Bristol for 125 years before protesters toppled it in June. Now, a very different figure has taken its place — but it won't last long without the city's approval. → Read More

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'Unprecedented, Historic Corruption': Romney Joins Critics Of Stone's Commutation

The president's decision to grant clemency to his longtime confidant drew vehement criticism from Democratic lawmakers. Republicans largely kept silent, with one notable exception: Sen. Mitt Romney. → Read More

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Serbia Seems To Relent On Coronavirus Curfew After Violence Erupts In Belgrade

Protesters gathered hours after an announcement that a curfew would be reinstated. Now President Aleksandar Vučić says it "probably" won't happen — despite an "alarming" surge in cases. → Read More

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Harvard, MIT Sue Immigration Officials Over Rule Blocking Some International Students

The policy — which bars foreign students unless they have in-person classes — will "create as much chaos for universities and international students as possible," the schools said Wednesday. → Read More