Infectious diseases

Demonstrator Gina Dusterhoft holds up a sign as she walks to join others standing across the street from the federal courthouse in Houston, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, before a hearing in federal court involving drive-thru ballots cast in Harris County. The lawsuit was brought by conservative Texas activists, who have railed against expanded voting access in Harris County, in an effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston because the ballots were cast at drive-thru polling centers established during the pandemic. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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November 02, 2020 - 11:18 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected another last-ditch Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston because the ballots were cast at drive-thru polling centers established during the pandemic. The lawsuit was brought by conservative Texas activists who have railed...
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This GeoColor satellite image taken Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT, and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Eta in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the border of Honduras and Nicaragua. New Hurricane Eta quickly gained force Monday as it headed for Central America on the verge of becoming a major hurricane, threatening massive flooding and landslides across a vulnerable region. (NOAA via AP)
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November 02, 2020 - 10:52 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Hurricane Eta erupted quickly into a potentially catastrophic major hurricane Monday as it headed for Central America, where forecasters warned of massive flooding and landslides across a vulnerable region. Eta was a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph...
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The Klappergasse in Frankfurt's pub district of Alt-Sachsenhausen is deserted in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Nov.2, 2020. A four-week partial lockdown has begun all over Germany to slow down the spread of the corona virus.(Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)
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November 02, 2020 - 4:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — A four-week partial shutdown has started in Germany, with restaurants, bars, theaters, cinemas and other leisure facilities closing down until the end of the month in a drive to flatten a rapid rise in coronavirus infections. The restrictions that took effect Monday are milder than...
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El doctor Anthony Fauci, director del Instituto Nacional de Alergias y Enfermedades Infecciosas de Estados Unidos, habla sobre el coronavirus, mientras el presidente Donald Trump escucha, en la sala de prensa de la Casa Blanca, el 17 de abril del 2020. (AP Foto/Alex Brandon)
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November 02, 2020 - 2:34 am
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that he will fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after Tuesday’s election, as his rift with the nation’s top infectious disease expert widens while the nation sees its most alarming outbreak of the coronavirus since the spring. Speaking at a campaign...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak at a "Souls to the Polls" drive-in rally at Sharon Baptist Church, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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November 01, 2020 - 8:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Biden was spending the final days of the presidential campaign appealing to Black supporters to vote in-person during a pandemic that has disproportionally affected their communities, betting that a strong turnout will boost his chances in states that could decide the...
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Sean Connery in the James Bond film 'Thunderball'
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October 31, 2020 - 5:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — Sean Connery, the charismatic Scottish actor who rose to international superstardom as the suave secret agent James Bond and then abandoned the role to carve out an Oscar-winning career in other rugged roles, has died. He was 90. Connery’s wife and two sons said he “died peacefully in...
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Voters cast their ballots for the general election at Victory Houston polling station in Houston, on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. The location was one of the Harris County's 24-hour locations. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
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October 30, 2020 - 11:56 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ surprising status as a battleground came into clearer focus on Friday as Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris devoted one of the race's final days to campaigning across America's largest red state and early voter turnout zoomed past 9 million — already...
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The Supreme Court is seen as morning fog lingers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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October 30, 2020 - 11:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 86 million Americans have already voted in the presidential election, but President Donald Trump thinks he can count on one hand the votes that will determine the outcome. “I think this will end up in the Supreme Court,” Trump said last month of the election. The...
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President Donald Trump waves to supporters after speaking at a campaign rally Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Rochester, Minn. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
October 30, 2020 - 8:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump capped a busy day of campaigning with an atypically short speech in Rochester, Minnesota, where he spent time fuming at two of the state’s top elected Democrats. Trump didn’t mince words...
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Nadine Seiler, of Waldorf, Md., center, wears a "devil Trump" costume while protesting against President Donald Trump, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, on the section of 16th Street renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza, near the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 30, 2020 - 8:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists in the nation's capital are banding together for Election Day, pooling resources, running training sessions for demonstrators, forming rapid-reaction teams and organizing events that are expected to draw large crowds. A collection of groups led by Black Lives Matter and...
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