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A flu vaccine is administered at a walk-up COVID-19 testing sit in San Fernando, Calif. A COVID-19 vaccine could soon win emergency use authorization from the FDA. Robyn Beck /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Updates

A COVID-19 Vaccine Has Come Quick, But Expert Says That's No Reason To Fear It

Heidi Larson, the director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, has travelled the world studying vaccine misinformation. Simply put, she says, a bad vaccine is "not in anyone's interest."

Avril Haines has been nominated as the first woman to be the director of national intelligence, a position that oversees all 17 intelligence agencies. Here, Haines speaks after President-elect Joe Biden introduced her last week in Wilmington, Del. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The Winding Journey Of Avril Haines, Biden's Pick To Lead U.S. Intelligence

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Start Shootin' Little People
Jeep's Blues [#] Duke Ellington

A mother works from home while her son attends school remotely in an arranged photograph taken in Miami in September. Jayme Gershen/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Virtual Charter Schools Are Booming, Despite A Checkered Reputation

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I Can Feel It Humming The Flashbulb
All The Snow Is Gone Sniffle Party

Housing activists gather in Swampscott, Mass., in October to call on the state's governor to support more robust protections against evictions and foreclosures during the pandemic. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill

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The Fear The Shins
Harrisburg Josh Ritter
Etchasketch Trees Ernest Gonzales
Colouour Moses Sumney
The Fisherman Nerija
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Dandelion Wine Gregory Alan Isakov

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case involving the Trump administration's desire to exclude undocumented immigrants from a key census count. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Looks For Ways To Wait Out Trump On Key Census Question

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Dulce FloFilz
To See Darkness Elkhorn
What You Want Japancakes

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A COVID-19 Vaccine Has Come Quick, But Expert Says That's No Reason To Fear It

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