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Moderna files for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine; Protests in France over proposed security law; ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ brilliantly moves chess skills to center stage

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Moderna announced Monday it plans to submit its data to regulators in the US, Europe and UK for authorization for emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine. Also, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Paris and across France over the weekend to protest a proposed security law that would restrict the filming of police. And, more people died of suicide in Japan in October than of the coronavirus in all of 2020.