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Health care workers in Houston, Texas, perform a procedure on a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit on Thanksgiving. This past week has seen continued steep growth in cases, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19. Go Nakamura/Getty Images hide caption

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'Extraordinary Acceleration': Takeaways From The Pandemic Last Week

Deaths from COVID-19 have jumped nearly 40% this week, and hospitals around the country are straining under their patient load. Here's what happened in the first week after Thanksgiving.

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'Extraordinary Acceleration': Takeaways From The Pandemic Last Week

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Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan in 1965, when he was at the epicenter of the counterculture. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Bob Dylan Sells Songwriting Catalog In 9-Figure Deal

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Think Health Care Workers Are Tested Often For The Coronavirus? Think Again

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves explains his rationale for not ordering a statewide mask mandate on Nov. 24 in Jackson, Miss. Health officials are encouraging a statewide mandate. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Health Officials Call On Mississippi Governor To Implement Statewide Mask Mandate

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Looted Nazi Art Again Before Supreme Court

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Biden Expected To Nominate Gen. Lloyd Austin As Defense Secretary

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