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President Biden directed the intelligence agencies to look for evidence of an accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (pictured). Many scientists still think its more likely the virus came form the wild. Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Many Scientists Still Think The Coronavirus Came From Nature

President Biden told U.S. intelligence agencies to investigate whether the coronavirus spread after a lab leak in China. Scientists welcome the request, but many still think it came from the wild.

Microsoft says the same group that breached the software company SolarWinds seems to have launched another hack, this time using phishing attacks on a number of human rights agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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What Microsoft Officials Know About Russia's Phishing Hack Targeting USAID

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Rahele Megosha of South Dakota, the 2021 Poetry Out Loud national champion. Courtesy of the National Endowment for the Arts hide caption

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Reciting Poetry Earns South Dakota Teenager A National Prize

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Shalanda Young, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, says low interest rates mean the timing is right for government investment in social programs. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Biden Proposes A Huge Hike In Government Spending In A $6 Trillion Budget

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President Biden directed the intelligence agencies to look for evidence of an accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (pictured). Many scientists still think its more likely the virus came form the wild. Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Many Scientists Still Think The Coronavirus Came From Nature

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"My wife and I stumbled on this place while cruising coastal Maine in 2019 and we got the biggest and tastiest lobster rolls I've ever eaten," said Karen's Hideaway patron JS O'Connor. JS O'Connor hide caption

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The Year We Learned To Cook Seafood At Home, And Sent Prices Soaring

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Putting yourself out there is hard. Going on an in-person date after a year of online-only socialization? Some are saying that's even harder. Gareth Fuller/Getty Images hide caption

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Hesitant To Date Again, Even Post-Vaccination? You're Not Alone.

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Darius Rucker of Hootie And The Blowfish performs at Bridgestone Arena in 2019. Some acts looking to tour arenas like this are looking as far ahead as 2024. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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Live Music Is Back, But You Might Still Have To Wait On That Arena Show

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