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Times - Video - Biden and Harris Officially On the Ballot - Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Kamala Harris signed the official paperwork to put them on the ballot in all 50 states. By - The Associated Press

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Obesity Raises the Risk of Death From Covid-19 Among Men -- Obesity is not an independent risk for women, according to a new study, perhaps because their fat is distributed differently. -- Roni Caryn Rabin

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McConnell Appears Set to Quietly Suffocate Long-Debated F.B.I. Surveillance Bill -- The Senate majority leader has long been a strong supporter of extending Patriot Act provisions. This year, he's letting them remain lapsed. -- Charlie Savage

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Top Homeland Security Officials Are Serving Illegally, G.A.O. Says -- The acting secretary of homeland security, Chad F. Wolf, and his deputy, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, were appointed to their posts in violation of federal law, Congress's watchdog determined. -- Michael D. Shear

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Ex-F.B.I. Lawyer Expected to Plead Guilty in Review of Russia Inquiry -- Prosecutors did not reveal any evidence of the kind of broad anti-Trump conspiracy among law enforcement officials that the president has long alleged. -- Adam Goldman

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Out There - This Star Looked Like It Would Explode. Maybe It Just Sneezed - The mysterious dimming of the red supergiant Betelgeuse is the result of a stellar exhalation, astronomers say. By - Dennis Overbye

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Clinical Trials of Coronavirus Drugs Are Taking Longer Than Expected -- Antibody trials sponsored by Regeneron and Eli Lilly are off to a slow start because of a dearth of tests, overwhelmed hospitals and reluctant patients. -- Katie Thomas

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'We've Already Survived an Apocalypse': Indigenous Writers Are Changing Sci-Fi -- Long underrepresented in genre fiction, Native American and First Nations authors are reshaping its otherworldly (but still often Eurocentric) worlds. -- Alexandra Alter

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Luchita Hurtado, Artist Who Became a Sensation in Her 90s, Dies at 99 -- For years she worked in the shadow of her artist husbands and more famous peers, painting at night when the children were asleep. Then a trove of her work was discovered. -- Karen Rosenberg

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