The Sept. 29 debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden was widely criticized for its off-the-rails nature and lack of structure.
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A heavily redacted supply contract between the federal government and vaccine developer Moderna, headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., was released Friday.
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Rush Limbaugh says he intends to keep putting on his radio show despite his stage 4 lung cancer that he says has recently progressed. Here, he's seen reacting as first lady Melania Trump gives him the Presidential Medal of Freedom during the State of the Union address in February.
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Marc Short, the chief of staff to Vice President Pence, listens to Pence speak during a White House event in September. Short is the latest White House aide to test positive for the coronavirus.
Country legend Jerry Jeff Walker poses backstage at a country music festival in 2009. Walker, best known for his hit "Mr. Bojangles," died Friday after complications from throat cancer. He was 78.
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Senate Democrats speak Oct. 12 after a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee. They have announced they will boycott Thursday's scheduled committee vote on Barrett.
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A waiter cleans a table after closing in Saint Germain-en-Laye, west of Paris on Oct. 16, to comply with new COVID-19 restrictions forcing restaurants, cinemas and theaters in the French capital to close. France imposed a nighttime curfew in Paris and other major cities to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Former President Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Miami. Obama encouraged people to vote, saying the next 10 days will "matter for decades to come."
Midshipmen wearing face masks stand and salute before the Navy Midshipmen play against the Houston Cougars on Saturday in Annapolis, Md. Researchers have tried to estimate how many lives would be saved by universal mask-wearing.
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In a near-party-line vote Sunday, Senate Republicans advanced President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, seen here on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. A final confirmation vote is set for Monday evening.
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COVID-19 mortality rates are going down, according to studies of two large hospital systems, partly thanks to improvements in treatment. Here, clinicians care for a patient in July at an El Centro, Calif., hospital.
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The latest pandemic dining twist is the outdoor bubble, seen here at a New York City restaurant. Sure, it's a way to stay warm as winter looms ... but does it reduce your risk of getting infected by COVID-19?
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A University of Washington research coordinator holds up a swab after testing a someone for coronavirus on Oct. 23 in Seattle. The U.S. recorded a record high number of new daily cases Friday.