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Argentine Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dies at 60

The soccer legend died two weeks after being released from a Buenos Aires hospital following brain surgery.

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Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico Officially Closes. It’s a Massive Blow to Science.

The National Science Foundation said it’s too dangerous to keep operating the single dish radio telescope given the significant damage it recently sustained.

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These Four Groups Will Likely Be First to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccine supplies will be limited at first, yet getting the shots to the right people could change the course of the pandemic.

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Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America, Two Weeks After Eta

Hurricane Iota would probably come ashore over areas where Eta’s torrential rains saturated the soil, leaving it prone to new landslides and floods.

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World-Renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico Is on the Brink of Collapse

More than 250 scientists around the world were using the telescope.

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US Deports Migrant Women Who Alleged Abuse by Georgia Doctor

More migrant women face deportation as they speak out against an OBGYN doctor at an ICE detention center in Georgia.

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Puerto Rico Just Found Boxes Filled With Thousands of Uncounted Ballots

A week after the election, 181 boxes were found in a vault. The elections commission president blamed the situation on what he said was an underfunded and understaffed administrative board.