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The Premonition: A Pandemic Story by Michael Lewis W. W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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Michael Lewis' 'The Premonition' Is A Sweeping Indictment Of The CDC

In a new book, author Michael Lewis writes about public health officers who tried to get others to look at the data on COVID-19 and act to make sure the virus didn't spread.

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Madison Kenyon (left), who is cisgender, runs track and cross-country at Idaho State University. She supports Idaho's transgender sports ban. Lindsay Hecox (right) is transgender and hopes to make the women's track and cross-country teams at Boise State University. Alliance Defending Freedom; Joshua Roper/American Civil Liberties Union hide caption

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Idaho's Transgender Sports Ban Faces A Major Legal Hurdle

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The Shout at Cancer choir, pictured above in 2018, is featured in Bill Brummel's new documentary, Can You Hear My Voice? Bill Brummel Productions hide caption

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In The 'Shout At Cancer Choir,' No Voice Boxes Needed To Sing Out

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Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks during a March 1 news conference at the White House. The Biden administration says four families that were separated at the Mexico border during the Trump administration would be reunited in the U.S. during the first week of May. It's the first of what Mayorkas calls "just the beginning" of a broader effort. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Separated Families To Reunite In The U.S. As Immigrant Advocates Push For More

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Michael Lewis' 'The Premonition' Is A Sweeping Indictment Of The CDC

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David (left) and Kathe Sackler, members of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, testified via video to a House Oversight Committee hearing on Dec. 17, 2020. Sackler family members have acknowledged that the drug had a role in the opioid crisis, but they have stopped short of apologizing or admitting wrongdoing. House Television via AP hide caption

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24 States Mount Legal Fight To Block Sackler Bid For Opioid Immunity

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Loved Ones Mourn Andrew Brown Jr.: 'He Kept A Smile On His Face'

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