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A vital clue to where Covid-19 came from may sit in Wuhan hospital

China is preparing to test thousands of blood samples from the city of Wuhan as part of the probe into the origins of Covid-19, but as CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports, the World Health Organization and other foreign experts will not be allowed to analyze the data independently.

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China to test thousands of Wuhan blood samples in Covid-19 probe

China is preparing to test tens of thousands of blood bank samples from the city of Wuhan as part of a probe into the origins of Covid-19, according to a Chinese official. The move comes amid increasing calls for transparency over the emergence of the virus.

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Garden statues turn out to be ancient Egyptian relics

A pair of carved stone statues used as garden ornaments have sold for more than £195,000 ($265,510) after it was revealed that they were ancient Egyptian relics dating back thousands of years, an auction house has said.

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Facebook whistleblower to talk to January 6 committee

The Facebook whistleblower who released thousands of documents that she says shows the company knows its platforms are used to spread hate, violence and misinformation is expected to meet with the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol as soon as Thursday, three sources with knowledge tell CNN.

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Four takeaways from Facebook whistleblower's complaints

Facebook's week is off to a tumultuous start. On Monday, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram went down for about six hours. On Tuesday, Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistleblower, testified before a Senate subcommittee, following the release of thousands of pages of internal research and documents.

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Whistleblower: Facebook will lose money if they fix algorithm. And they know it

The identity of the Facebook whistleblower who released tens of thousands of pages of internal research and documents was revealed on "60 Minutes." CNN's Brian Stelter reports Frances Haugen, the former Facebook product manager who worked on civic integrity issues at the company, says the documents show the company knows its platforms are used to spread hate, violence and misinformation, and that they tried to hide that evidence. Facebook has aggressively pushed back against the reports.

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Opinion: This group has a lot to lose when the Covid emergency ends

Recognizing the dire health risks incarcerated individuals faced in overcrowded federal prisons from Covid-19, the Bureau of Prisons allowed thousands of people to complete their sentences from home over the past year. It was part of a directive under the CARES Act, passed by Congress and signed into law in 2020 by then President Donald Trump. In this time, many of those released have found jobs, enrolled in career courses and have been reunited with their families.

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