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Reality TV Inspired This Poetic Look At People And The Things They Hoard

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Many of the changes in health care that happened during the pandemic are likely here to stay, such as conferring with doctors online more frequently about medication and other treatments. d3sign/Getty Images hide caption

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From left: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Vice President Harris, President Biden, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer meet in the Oval Office Wednesday. Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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In a bid to get more Ohioans vaccinated, Gov. Mike DeWine announced a $1 million lottery offer to adults who get at least one COVID-19 dose. Kids under 18 who get the vaccine will be entered into a lottery to get a scholarship. Phil Long/AP hide caption

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A dangerous crack in a steel beam on the Interstate 40 bridge, near Memphis, Tenn., caused authorities to order an emergency closure, disrupting road and Mississippi River traffic. Tennessee Department of Transportation via AP hide caption

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk delivers his opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live" last week in an image released by NBC. Musk tweeted on Wednesday that Tesla would no longer accept cryptocurrency Bitcoin for car purchases. Will Heath/NBC via AP hide caption

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President Biden alluded to the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack in his new executive order. Here, storage tanks at a Colonial Pipeline facility are seen Wednesday in Avenel, N.J. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers wait to refuel vehicles Wednesday at a Costco Wholesale Corp. gas station in Dunwoody, Ga. Officials are urging people not to panic-buy as motorists in Southeastern states put a run on gas stations. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm announced a deal for a signature shoe with sports brand Puma. Julio Aguilar/Getty Images hide caption

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Stewie Gets Her Own Sneaks: WNBA Star Pens First Deal In A Decade

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A man walks by a mobile health clinic displaying a picture of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (right) and his wife and vice president, Rosario Murillo, in Managua on April 14, 2020. The government claims to be successfully combating the pandemic but health workers and critics say the toll is likely higher. Inti Ocon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Senior night at Rutgers, where graduating seniors received framed jerseys and applause at the last home game of their careers. Though graduation rates have improved over time, Black basketball players in the NCAA's top division graduate at a rate about 13 percentage points lower than their white teammates. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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Clifford and his owner, Amanda Rong, are frequent "patrons" of StarPups Cafe in Toronto. Amanda Rong hide caption

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A Dog Café Has Created Connections And Community During The Pandemic

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Calling COVID-19 "a terrible wake-up call," an independent review panel says national and international leaders failed to respond adequately to the pandemic. Here, members of the Bavarian state Parliament sit among clear panels in Munich in October. Peter Kneffel/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., questions former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller during a hearing Wednesday on the U.S. Capitol breach. Miller testified remotely. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Amit Sonawane, 35, an engineer at a district health office, gets his first vaccine dose in Palghar, India. Viraj Nayar for NPR hide caption

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Will COVID-19 Vaccines Still Work Against The Variant From India?

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Ellen Degeneres, seen in the press room during the 2017 People's Choice Awards, announced she will end her show in 2022. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Ellen DeGeneres Will End Her Daytime Talk Show In 2022

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A woman stands in front of a destroyed restaurant after Hurricane Zeta on Oct. 29, 2020, in Chalmette, La. In a postseason analysis, NOAA upgraded Zeta's windspeeds, saying it was a "major" Category 3 storm when it hit. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images hide caption

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A man who is paralyzed was able to type with 95% accuracy by imagining that he was handwriting letters on a sheet of paper, a team reported in the journal Nature. Science Photo Library/Pasieka/Getty Images hide caption

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Man Who Is Paralyzed Communicates By Imagining Handwriting

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