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CDC Likely To Recommend Shortening Coronavirus Quarantine Period

Federal health officials could reduce the quarantine from the currently recommended 14 days to as few as seven for people who test negative for the virus. → Read More

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Mexico Surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 Deaths

The milestone comes just two days after the country reported one million confirmed coronavirus infections. Mexico is only the fourth country to surpass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths. → Read More

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Thailand's Prime Minister Signals Tougher Measures Against Anti-Government Protests

Premier Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a coup six years ago, issued a statement addressing months of unrest, promising to use "all" the country's laws to quash the protests. → Read More

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FAA Clears Boeing's 737 Max To Resume Passenger Service

After 20 months on the tarmac following two fatal crashes, Boeing's troubled airliner has been given the green light by the Federal Aviation Administration. → Read More

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Iowa Governor Reverses Course, Issues Mask Mandate As COVID-19 Cases Rise

With hospitals in the state filling up with patients, Gov. Kim Reynolds, who once dismissed restrictions as "feel-good" measures, said Monday: "If Iowans don't buy into this, we'll lose." → Read More

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4 Astronauts Aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Dock With Space Station

Three NASA astronauts and one from Japan's space agency reached the ISS after a 27-hour flight following Sunday's liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center. → Read More

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2 Weeks After Eta, Nicaragua Braces For Massive Hurricane Iota

Iota, now a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 160 mph, is expected to hit Nicaragua on Monday evening, bringing catastrophic winds, life-threatening storm surge and extreme rainfall. → Read More

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Ukraine's President Hospitalized With COVID-19

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who announced Monday he'd tested positive for the coronavirus, has been taken to a Kyiv hospital. A spokeswoman says his symptoms are "nothing serious." → Read More

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Britain, EU Join U.S. In Condemning China's Crackdown On Hong Kong Lawmakers

London and the European Union denounced Beijing's move to disqualify some of the territory's pro-democracy lawmakers — an action that sparked the mass resignation of the opposition. → Read More

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Lucille Bridges, Mother Of Anti-Segregation Icon Ruby Bridges, Dies At 86

In 1960, she braved death threats and racial epithets to accompany her daughter to the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, desegregating the school. → Read More

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Hurricane Eta Works Its Way Up Florida's Gulf Coast

After lashing Central America and the Florida Keys, the storm is expected to make landfall north of Tampa on Thursday, bringing heavy rain and potentially dangerous storm surge. → Read More

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Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Quit Legislature Over Ouster Of Colleagues

The mass resignations are protesting the expulsion of four fellow opposition legislators that Beijing deems secessionist, after China granted local authorities new powers to remove politicians. → Read More

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Latest Cease-Fire In Nagorno-Karabakh Leaves Armenians Feeling Betrayed By Government

The announcement of the Kremlin-backed deal sparked unrest in Armenia, where protesters took to the streets and stormed the main government building to oppose a deal they see as one-sided. → Read More

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Vatican Report Says Pope John Paul II Knew About Allegations Against Former Cardinal

The report on the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked last year, states that Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI were aware of the accusations of sexual misconduct. → Read More

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Key Trump Contacts Ben Carson And David Bossie Test Positive For Coronavirus

The news comes after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows also tested positive. Bossie had been coordinating events as part of the Trump campaign's legal fight to contest the election. → Read More

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Biden Names 13 Health Experts To COVID-19 Transition Advisory Board

The team, which includes former federal health officials, aims to create a blueprint for the incoming administration's COVID-19 response as the nation battles a new surge in infections. → Read More

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Biden Names 13 Health Experts To COVID-19 Transition Advisory Board

The team, which includes former federal health officials, aims to create a blueprint for the incoming administration's COVID-19 response as the nation battles a new surge in infections. → Read More

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'Far From Over': Trump Refuses To Concede As AP, Others Call Election For Biden

Trump was at his golf course in Virginia when a slew of networks announced Joe Biden had won the race for the presidency. → Read More

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New Daily U.S. Coronavirus Cases Jump Nearly 20%, Hitting Almost 122,000

The U.S. recorded nearly 122,000 new daily coronavirus cases, a sharp uptick over the previous day that saw the country's first six-figure increase since the start of the pandemic. → Read More

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Kosovo's President Steps Down To Face War Crimes Charges

Hashim Thaci, a senior guerrilla commander during the Kosovo war in the late 1990s, said he had a confirmed indictment from a special court in The Hague. → Read More