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Moderna, based in Cambridge, Mass., has reached phase three trials for its coronavirus vaccine. At the same time, its executives have sold tens of millions of dollars worth of stock, which has led to intense criticism of the company. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

'Bad Optics' Or Something More? Moderna Executives' Stock Sales Raise Concerns

Moderna is currently developing a promising, yet still unproven, vaccine against the coronavirus. But Moderna executives have already sold tens of millions of dollars worth of stock in the company.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during his 2021 budget address at Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J., on Aug. 25. Noah K. Murray/AP hide caption

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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy: Economic Impact Has Been 'Staggering Across The Board'

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Start Shootin' Little People
The Journey Tom Misch

After it became clear that his neighborhood would be targeted as part of a sweeping plan to rid the country of immigrant-heavy areas officially designated as "ghettos," Asif Mehmood and 11 of his neighbors filed a lawsuit against the Danish government. Sidsel Overgaard/NPR hide caption

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Facing Eviction, Residents Of Denmark's 'Ghettos' Are Suing The Government

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Pretending Evolution of Stars
Fouth Time Around Yo La Tengo
Caracol Tremor
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Lamorne Morris plays cartoonist Keef Knight in the Hulu comedy Woke. The character is based on Keith Knight, the show's co-creator. Joe Lederer/Hulu hide caption

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In 'Woke,' Cartoonist Keith Knight Drew From A Real-Life 'Wake-Up Call'

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Romanesco broccoli, as seen by a 3.2 billion pixel camera. Scientists chose to take a picture of the broccoli because of its fractal shape. LSST Camera team/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Rubin Observatory hide caption

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California Scientists Build A Camera To Take Pictures Of Huge Swath Of Sky

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Moderna, based in Cambridge, Mass., has reached phase three trials for its coronavirus vaccine. At the same time, its executives have sold tens of millions of dollars worth of stock, which has led to intense criticism of the company. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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'Bad Optics' Or Something More? Moderna Executives' Stock Sales Raise Concerns

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The Safety of the Sleepy Moonlight Those Who Ride With Giants
Los Angeles the midnight
Black Sands Bonobo
Harvest Moon Poolside
Beach Dr. Oddisee
Miss You Trentemoller
Anew (feat. Jon Anderson) Teen Daze
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