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Travelers self test for COVID-19 at a mobile testing site at New York's Penn Station in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. The U.S. is currently seeing record hospitalizations for the virus, and health experts fear more surges are on their way. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Fauci Warns Of 'Surge Upon A Surge' As COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Yet Another High

More than 91,000 people were hospitalized with the coronavirus on Saturday — over 6,000 of them on ventilators. With the holiday season fast approaching, health experts fear the worst is yet to come.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, right, tours a temporary hospital site in April with his wife Maria Lee. The overflow hospital, intended to help with the surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations, won't be able to take patients if there aren't additional doctors and nurses available to provide treatment. Theresa Montgomery/TN Photo Services hide caption

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As Hospitals Fill With COVID-19 Patients, Medical Reinforcements Are Hard To Find


Last spring, nurses and doctors traveled to New York and other COVID hot spots to help overwhelmed hospitals. But with the virus spreading everywhere, hospitals now have nowhere to turn for help.

Buildings and homes were flooded after Hurricane Laura hit near Lake Charles, La., in August. Five named storms came ashore in Louisiana in 2020 — part of a record-setting Atlantic hurricane season. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Too Many Storms, Not Enough Names

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season ends Monday. And it couldn't come soon enough. The season set plenty of records, including the most named storms, the latest a category 5 formed and many others.

Too Many Storms, Not Enough Names

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Leopoldo Luque, the neurosurgeon of former soccer star Diego Maradona, is being investigated by Argentine prosecutors after questions over Maradona's death were raised. Javier Gonzalez Toledo/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Diego Maradona Doctor Under Investigation In Soccer Legend's Death

Police in Argentina seized information tied to Maradona's treatment and medical history from his doctor, Leopoldo Luque, after questions over the former soccer player's death were raised.

This Nov. 18 photo, provided by the Utah Department of Public Safety, shows a metal monolith in the ground in a remote area in Utah. The mysterious monolith has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists. AP hide caption

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Metallic Monolith In Utah Vanishes Just As Mysteriously As It Appeared

After its discovery in a remote location in Red Rock Country more than a week ago, the metallic prism has inspired theories to its origin. Officials say it was removed by an "unknown party" on Friday.

Thousands of protestors across France hit the streets Saturday to condemn police brutality and a proposed law that would make it harder to publicize images of on-duty police officers. ALAIN JOCARD/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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French Police Could Face Assault Charges In Beating That Sparked Protests

Preliminary charges were filed against four police officers allegedly involved in the Nov. 21 beating of Michel Zecler in Paris that has prompted major protests throughout the country.

Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., during a protest in 2014. Advocates want the Justice Department to step up its oversight of law enforcement in the incoming administration. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Advocates Push For Resurrection Of DOJ Civil Rights Division Under Biden

Critics say President Trump constrained the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division from being as effective as it should. Business could look very different under the new incoming administration.

Advocates Push For Resurrection Of DoJ Civil Rights Division Under Biden

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An election official pauses during the ballot recount earlier this month at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. After recounts in Milwaukee and Dane counties, President-elect Joe Biden narrowly increased his winning margin over President Trump. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Gains 87 Net Votes In Partial Wisconsin Recount Requested By Trump

President Trump says his team will file a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's results prior to the state's certification deadline on Tuesday.

Canadian Minister of Health Patty Hajdu, pictured in 2016, announced a new rule in response to a U.S. plan to import drugs from Canada. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Canada Blocks Export Of Medications In Short Supply In Response To Trump Plan

The move comes just days before a U.S. rule was set to go into effect allowing for bulk importation of drugs from Canada. Trump promised it would lower costs and be a "game changer" for seniors.

Iranian protesters burn images of President Trump and President-elect Joe Biden during a rally in front of the foreign ministry Saturday in Tehran. Iranian leaders have blamed Israel and its close ally, the U.S., for the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Iran Vows Retaliation In 'Proper Time' For Nuclear Scientist's Killing

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed Israel for the ambush that left Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and others dead Friday. Without offering specifics, he threatened a reprisal.

English actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the first Star Wars trilogy poses with a fan dressed up in a Darth Vader costume during a Star Wars convention on April 27, 2013. Prowse died in 2020, at the age of 85. THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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David Prowse, Actor Behind Darth Vader, Dies At 85

Audiences heard James Earl Jones' voice as the iconic Star Wars villain, but it was Prowse behind Darth Vader's mask.



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