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Wisconsin's completed recount confirms Biden's victory over Trump

President-elect Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in Wisconsin was reaffirmed on Sunday after a recount was completed in one of the state's largest counties.The recount in Dane County, which was requested by the Trump campaign, showed Biden won…

Fauci: US may see 'surge upon surge' of virus in weeks ahead

The nation’s top infectious disease expert says that the U.S. may see a “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks, and he does not expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, also says it's it’s “not too late” for people traveling back home after the Thanksgiving holiday to help stop the spread of the virus by wearing masks, staying distant from other people and avoiding large groups. Meanwhile, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio reversed course and said the nation's largest school system will reopen to in-person learning.

Jill Biden, Joe's chief protector, stepping up as first lady

It'll soon be time for Jill Biden to put her own stamp on what it means to be first lady. She's had eight years watching the role up close during the two terms of Barack Obama, when Joe Biden served as vice president. For starters, Jill Biden plans to continue her career as a college professor, and that will be a first for the spouse of a sitting president. She's known for her fierce protective streak for her husband, and she has a reputation as a prankster, too. In 2004, when Joe Biden and advisers were discussing whether he should run for president that year, she wrote “No” on her stomach and marched through their meeting in a bikini. 

David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies aged 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died aged 85, his management company announced Sunday.Prowse died after a short illness, according to his agent Thomas Bowington. CNN reported in 2018 that Prowse…

The mysterious silver monolith in the Utah desert has disappeared

A tall, silver, shining metal monolith discovered in the desert in southeastern Utah -- which prompted theories of alien placement and drew determined hikers to its secret location -- has now disappeared, the state's Bureau of Land Management said Saturday.The…

Here's how Earth looked to astronauts aboard the SpaceX capsule

The view from space is just out of this world.NASA astronaut Victor Glover, one of the four astronauts aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, posted a video on Twitter of the stunning view from Earth on his first-ever trip to…