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  • Hospitalizations and deaths from the coronavirus continue to increase this month, with the number of Americans who died in a single day from the illness surpassing 3,600.
    Jae C. Hong
    U.S. Surpasses 3,600 Daily Coronavirus Deaths, Breaks Prior Hospitalization Record
    Data also show more than 230,000 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday and that 113,090 Americans were hospitalized with the virus — a number that's been on the rise.
  • Former Google researcher Timnit Gebru says she was unexpectedly fired after a dispute over an academic paper and months of speaking out about the need for more women and people of color at the tech giant.
    Marcio Jose Sanchez
    The tech giant's researchers say the dismissal of renowned researcher Timnit Gebru has "had a demoralizing effect" on one of the most prestigious units in the company.