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The omicron variant might have originated in someone with a suppressed immune system

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Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows at the U.S. Capitol in February. Meadows has agreed to provide documents and appear for a deposition before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will appear before the Jan. 6 panel

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the start of trading on Monday following Friday's steep decline in global stocks over fears of the new omicron coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Stocks dive over the potential economic fallout from the omicron variant

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Molnupiravir, an antiviral drug to treat mild to moderate COVID-19, is under consideration by the FDA for possible authorization. Merck hide caption

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New antiviral drugs are coming for COVID. Here's what you need to know

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White House prepares for the chance COVID vaccines won't protect against Omicron

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NIH Director Collins says omicron variant questions will be answered as data come in

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Former President Donald Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., on his first full day in office, Jan. 21, 2017. But he had difficult relations with the intelligence community throughout his presidency. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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It's no secret: A CIA book looks at fraught relations with Trump

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New York, hit hard by the first COVID-19 wave, prepares for omicron variant

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A different type of COVID-19 vaccine is about to roll out around the world

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NYC hires private weather service for public safety after lethal flooding this fall

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Former governor who signed Mississippi abortion law weighs in on Supreme Court fight

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The memoir 'Lucky' was about a real rape. The accused is now exonerated

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The pandemic has sparked rising house prices across the rural U.S.

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For some patients, long COVID is their new reality

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Regulations are changing that will affect the future of telehealth

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COVID will be with us for the next several years, says UCSF Medicine chair

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Extremists in Pakistan have been emboldened by the Taliban's success in Afghanistan

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