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COVID-19 Vaccines Might Not Work As Well For Those With Organ Transplants

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President Biden on Wednesday came out in favor of the World Trade Organization's proposed waiver of patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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How A Predatory Real Estate Practice Changed The Face Of Compton

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the media about the cruise industry during a press conference at PortMiami in April. DeSantis faces criticism for failing to do all he could on Florida's biggest environmental threat: climate change. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Ron DeSantis Pushes Coastal 'Resilience' While Doing Little To Tackle Climate Change

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Ed Ward, photographed in the Rolling Stone office in December, 1970 in San Francisco. Robert Altman/Getty Images hide caption

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Ed Ward, Rock Critic And Historian, Dead At 72

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A patient breathes with the help of oxygen provided at a tent installed at a gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs, in Ghaziabad, India, on May 2. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Is India Running Out Of Oxygen?

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Alison Bechdel Takes On Exercise Trends In 'The Secret to Superhuman Strength'

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Mixing different kinds of COVID-19 vaccines might help boost immune responses, but the idea has been slow to catch on. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Giving 2 Doses Of Different COVID-19 Vaccines Could Boost Immune Response

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Support for Rep. Liz Cheney, seen here on April 20, is crumbling as Rep. Steve Scalise, the second-ranking House Republican, is publicly supporting her ouster from the GOP leadership. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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A screen grab from body camera video provided by Atlanta police shows Rayshard Brooks (right) speaking with Garrett Rolfe last June in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta. Atlanta Police Department /Via AP hide caption

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Peloton Interactive Inc. is recalling its Tread+ (above) and Tread exercise machines after at least 72 reports of injuries, including the death of a 6-year-old boy. Peloton Interactive Inc. hide caption

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Aditya Modak plays an aspiring Hindustani classical musician in The Disciple. Netflix hide caption

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'The Disciple' Is Triumphant, Even As It Tells A Story Of Failure

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Matthew Carnes prepares to change diapers for his newborn daughter, Evelina Carnes, as his wife, Breanna Llamas, keeps watch in the postpartum unit at Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, Calif., in March. The U.S. has reported another record low in its birthrate. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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