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Long-time collaborators Pardis Sabeti (right) of the Broad Institute and Christian Happi of the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases in Nigeria, are developing an early-warning system that could flag an emerging pandemic .
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An ethnic Armenian boy from Nagorno-Karabakh looks on from a car upon arrival in Armenia's Goris, in the Syunik region, Armenia, on Monday. Thousands of Armenians have streamed out of Nagorno-Karabakh after the Azerbaijani military reclaimed full control of the breakaway region last week.
David McCallum, then-star of the NBC-TV series The Invisible Man" is shown during an interview at NBC studios in New York in 1975. McCallum, who became a teen heartthrob in the hit series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. in the 1960s and was the eccentric medical examiner in the popular NCIS 40 years later, died on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023.
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On Sept. 11, 2001, 343 firefighters and paramedics were killed, most when the towers collapsed. Now, an equal number have died from 9/11-related illnesses, the FDNY says.
President Joe Biden listens during a meeting with Pacific Islands Forum leaders during the U.S.-Pacific Islands Forum Summit in the East Room of the White House on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023, in Washington.
A screenshot taken from social media shows passengers dangling from the area after the abrupt stop of of the Lumberjack ride at Ontario's Wonderland theme park.
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Up First briefing: Hollywood writers deal, NASA asteroid sample, pickleball caucus
Male giant panda Xiao Qi Ji rolls around in his enclosure during a "Panda Palooza" event at the Smithsonian National Zoo on Saturday, in Washington, D.C. We're guessing he hasn't heard about the looming government shutdown.
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Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., face off in a game of pickleball in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, along with members of the D.C. professional team.
FILE - This photo reproduction of a computer-generated image released by Italian Police of Matteo Messina Denaro is displayed at the Palermo police headquarters, Italy, Thursday, April 6, 2007.
FILE - A Chinese coast guard ship blocks the way of a Philippine supply boat as it heads towards Second Thomas Shoal, locally known as Ayungin Shoal, at the disputed South China Sea on Aug. 22, 2023.