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A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine last week at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Setting up community vaccination centers will be a key to getting the vaccine to millions, an adviser to President Biden says. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Adviser Sees Local Answers To Boosting Mask Use, Speeding Up Vaccinations

For two of the biggest obstacles to curbing the pandemic, it won't just be federal officials who will lead the way, says Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of President Biden's COVID-19 advisory board.

Biden Adviser Sees Local Answers To Boosting Mask Use, Speeding Up Vaccinations

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Officer Who Confronted Capitol Mob Escorts Kamala Harris To Inaugural Ceremony

On a video of the Jan. 6 attack, officer Eugene Goodman is seen diverting a group of rioters away from the Senate chamber.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump make their way to board Marine One as they depart the White House for the last time. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Departs White House, With Capitol Riot Defining His Tumultuous Term

President Trump was impeached for inciting his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. The violence and its aftermath will be an enduring symbol of his four years in the White House.

A man wears a QAnon shirt while boarding a shuttle bus in Londonderry, N.H. on August 28, 2020. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The QAnon 'Storm' Never Struck. Some Trump Supporters Are Wavering, Others Steadfast

A collection of conspiracy theories fuel the QAnon community, but one prediction was central: that former president Donald Trump would arrest Democratic leaders in masse. That didn't happen.

Police shields lean against a wall at the U.S. Capitol on January 11, in Washington, DC. Federal prosecutors are accusing Patrick Edward McCaughey III of using a similar shield to pin an officer against a door during the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol building. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption

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Man Charged With Assault On Officer, As Seen In Viral Video From Capitol Riot

Investigators say Connecticut resident Patrick Edward McCaughey III pinned an officer against a door during the Capitol insurrection.

Capt. Andrea Hall, a firefighter from Fulton County, Ga., delivers the pledge of allegiance during the 59th Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday. Erin Schaff/Pool via Reuters hide caption

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Firefighter Andrea Hall Leads Pledge Of Allegiance, Spoken And In Sign Language

The Presidential Inaugural Committee has made accessibility a stated priority and is providing ASL interpretation, live closed captioning and audio descriptions for the day's events.

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Studies Suggest Benefits From A Personalized Approach To Brain Stimulation

Two studies find that tailoring brain stimulation to a particular patient helps in treating depression and obsessive-compulsive behaviors.

Studies Suggest Benefits From A Personalized Approach To Brain Stimulation

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Spoor is a pulpy murder story that's also a utopian fable about feminism, social justice and ecology. The film, which was released in 2017, is newly available for streaming on The Brattle. Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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Polish Thriller 'Spoor' Is A Pulpy Murder Story — And A Utopian Fable

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Corpses pile up, but there are no human footsteps surrounding the dead bodies — only animal footprints. This strange, darkly funny film mixes feminism, social justice and ecology.

Polish Thriller 'Spoor' Is A Pulpy Murder Story — And A Utopian Fable

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National Guard troops reinforce the security zone on Capitol Hill in Washington early Tuesday, before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president on Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Here's How America's Crisis Feels Too Familiar To This Immigrant Who Has Covered War

No, Washington, D.C., is not Baghdad, despite now having a Green Zone of its own. But the events of Jan. 6 make the comparison more apt than any of us would wish.

President-elect Joe Biden, seen here speaking about national security last month, plans to make good on an election promise to send Congress an immigration bill on Day 1. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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On Immigration, Biden Goes Big In Opening Bid To Congress

Biden will send Congress a proposal that would protect millions of people from deportation, marking a dramatic turn from President Trump's hardline immigration tack.

Once the rules for implementing it are worked out, a bill signed into federal law in December will eliminate the required five-month waiting period for diagnosed ALS patients to begin disability benefits, enabling quicker Medicare coverage as well. LumiNola/Getty Images hide caption

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ALS Patients To Gain Quicker Access To Disability Benefits And Medicare

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Lou Gehrig's disease can take months to diagnose, then rapidly incapacitate patients, leaving many families bankrupt before disability payments and Medicare kick in. A recent law aims to change that.

Steven Brandenburg, the former pharmacist accused of tampering with hundreds of doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, is facing a misdemeanor charge of attempted criminal property damage. Ozaukee County Sheriff/AP hide caption

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Pharmacist Accused Of Tampering With COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Charged With Misdemeanor

Steven Brandenburg, the Wisconsin pharmacist who admitted to removing some 570 doses of the Moderna vaccine from cold storage last month, has been charged with attempted criminal damage to property.

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