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Why The U.S. Has A Problem With Hospital Capacity

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Missouri Hospital CEO On Understaffed Rural Hospitals Overstressed By Pandemic

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State representatives stand during the Pledge of Allegiance in the Iowa House chambers in Des Moines, Iowa, in June. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Are You Watching Your State Lawmaker Elections? Here's Why You Should

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Northern Michigan Implements New COVID-19 Measures As Cases Rise

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Rising Coronavirus Cases In Iowa Could Threaten Voter Turnout

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass 9 Million

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Researchers have observed that the friendliest male bonobos, like this male resident of Lola Ya Bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, tend to be the most successful. Early humans may have had the same experience with their peers. Ley Uwera for NPR hide caption

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Dr. Warren Hern's clinic in Boulder, Colo., photographed on Monday, June 1, 2009. Hern said a ballot initiative to ban abortion after 22 weeks in Colorado would prohibit about 95% of the procedures performed at the clinic. Ed Andrieski/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Colorado Abortion Ban Could Be Felt Nationwide

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New Zealanders have voted to allow assisted dying for the terminally ill but voted down legalizing marijuana. The questions were put to the country in separate referendums held in conjunction with the general election that handed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern a landslide victory for another term. Mark Baker/AP hide caption

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Tony Potts, a 69-year-old retiree living in Ormond Beach, Fla., receives his first injection earlier this year as a participant in a Phase 3 clinical trial of Moderna's COVID-19 candidate vaccine. NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Advisers To CDC Debate How COVID-19 Vaccine Should Be Rolled Out

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Moncef Slaoui, a former GlaxoSmithKline executive, speaks during the kickoff announcement for Operation Warp Speed in the White House Rose Garden on May 15. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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After Months Of Questions, A Key Operation Warp Speed Adviser's Contract Emerges

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Advisers To CDC Discuss Potential Coronavirus Vaccines

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How Presidential Election Could Reshape Medicaid

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Is It Safe To Go Trick-Or-Treating This Halloween?

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Cars line up for coronavirus tests at the University of Texas at El Paso on Oct. 23. The city has seen a surge in cases, prompting a judge to issue a shutdown of nonessential businesses. Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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