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Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton volunteer to get their eventual Covid-19 vaccines on camera to promote confidence in its safety

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Former French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing has died of Covid-19. He was 94 years old.

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The US has reported the highest number of new daily Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began, with more than 2,650 reported so far today

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The Trump administration has announced that it will block imports of cotton, reportedly produced with forced labor, from China's western Xinjiang region

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Rafer Johnson, who ended his famed track and field career with an exciting win in the 1960 Olympic decathlon, has died. He was 86.

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The United States has surpassed 100,000 current Covid-19 hospitalizations, setting a new record high since the pandemic began

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The parents of 628 migrant children separated from their families due to Trump administration policies at the US-Mexico border between 2017 and 2018 have still not been located, according to a court filing

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A United Nations commission has voted to remove cannabis from a list that categorized it as one of the most dangerous drugs — a move that recognizes the plant as having medicinal value

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Ivanka Trump sat for a deposition Tuesday with investigators from the Washington, DC, attorney general's office as part of its lawsuit alleging the misuse of inaugural funds, according to a court filing

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler to quarantine following Covid-19 exposure

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The US is temporarily withdrawing some staff from the US Embassy in Baghdad amid concerns of retaliation around the anniversary of the death of a powerful Iranian military commander, sources say

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against the Trump administration's controversial "public charge" rule that critics say has a chilling effect on immigrants who may need to seek medical assistance

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Former astronaut Mark Kelly has been sworn in as a US senator after winning Arizona's special election, a major victory for Democrats who set their sights on flipping the seat

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A new Department of Transportation rule says airlines don't have to treat emotional support animals as service animals and allows carriers to limit service animals to dogs only

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Replying to @CNNPolitics: New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is the top contender to lead Health and Human Services under Joe Biden, sources say…

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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is the top contender to lead Health and Human Services under Joe Biden, sources say. The role is central to the US pandemic response

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The CDC officially changes its guidance on Covid-19 quarantine periods, saying durations can be shorter than 14 days for some people who were exposed

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A senior US administration official says Israel was behind the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

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An annual climate report says 2020 is on track to be one of the three warmest years, even with the cooling effect of La Niña. The other two were 2016 and 2019.

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The United Kingdom has approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, with plans for it to be made available across the country next week

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The first shipments of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine will be delivered on Dec. 15, according to an Operation Warp Speed document

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