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U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci informed the WHO on Thursday that the U.S. will not be leaving the organization. Fauci is seen here last month, receiving the Moderna coronavirus vaccine in Washington. Chia-Chi Charlie Chang/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Airbnb said it is canceling reservations — and blocking new ones — in the D.C. area during the week that President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated. Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Migrants from Haiti, Africa, and Central America wait to see if their number will be called to cross the border and apply for asylum in the United States, at the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, in September 2019. Emilio Espejel/AP hide caption

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A proposed rule could cause headaches and extra work for the successor of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, seen with President Trump in November. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Avril Haines has been nominated as the first woman to be the director of national intelligence, a position that oversees all 17 intelligence agencies. Here, Haines speaks after President-elect Joe Biden introduced her last week in Wilmington, Del. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The Winding Journey Of Avril Haines, Biden's Pick To Lead U.S. Intelligence

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President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday introduced his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts. In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Lester Holt he said key agencies from the Trump administration are reaching out to facilitate the transition of power. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday her office is investigating threats against members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers. Nessel seen above in March during a news conference in Lansing, Mich. David Eggert/AP hide caption

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