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'An Almost Unbearable Grief': Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex, Reveals She Had Miscarriage

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| In The New York Times, the former Meghan Markle said she was expecting a second child with Prince Harry when the miscarriage happened in July. She said she hopes to help others by sharing her story.

Illinois Authorities Investigate Outbreak At Veterans' Home That Killed 27

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The coronavirus outbreak in LaSalle, Ill., has infected some 200 people, in what state officials are calling a "tragedy." Illinois is opening a probe into what happened.

North Korean Former Gymnast Fled To South Korea By Jumping Fence

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The unnamed man defected to the South on Nov. 3, avoiding capture for 14 hours. He is seeking asylum in South Korea.

CDC Likely To Recommend Shortening Coronavirus Quarantine Period

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Federal health officials could reduce the quarantine from the currently recommended 14 days to as few as seven for people who test negative for the virus.

England Cuts Quarantine Time For Travelers With Negative COVID-19 Test

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Starting next month, some travelers going to England could cut their 14-day mandatory quarantine down to five days if a COVID-19 test comes up negative.

South Korea Faces New, Challenging Rise In Coronavirus Infections

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Previous spikes in South Korea were linked to outbreaks at churches and protests. Health officials say the current wave appears to have no links to any major groups or events.

Angela Merkel Raises Concern Over Coronavirus Vaccine Plan For Poorer Countries

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At a virtual meeting of the G20, the German chancellor said she was worried about vaccine availability.

Biden Reportedly To Choose Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

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The president-elect is expected to announce the nomination of Blinken, who served as deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser under President Obama, early this week.

G-20 Summit Opens With Calls For United Response To Pandemic

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Saudi Arabia, which is hosting this year's virtual summit, opened up the two-day meeting urging leaders to mount a global response to the coronavirus pandemic.