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People gather at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House on election night. Other notable protests have been taking place in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washinton, where authorities said they were ready for "potential unrest," AP reports. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

Over 1,000 protesters rallied against President Trump at Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C., and in several other U.S. cities, as the election outcome remained too close to call Tuesday night. But there were no reports of significant unrest, per AP.

The big picture: More than 100 million votes were cast early. But there was still a huge voter turnout on Election Day, with precautions against COVID-19 in place at polling centers. Here's what's been unfolding, in photos.

People gather in Times Square as they await election results in New York City. Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden along and wife Jill Biden at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, early on Nov. 4. Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images
People line up to vote at the Hazel Parker Playground on Election Day in Charleston, S.C. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images
Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden gather near the White House on Tuesday evening. Photo: Yegor Aleyev/TASS via Getty Images
A small caravan of Trump supporters park at a polling station in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo by David Dee Delgado/Getty Images
Voters cast ballots on Election Day at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Photos: Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Steven Addo, 23, talks with someone dropping off an absentee ballot outside the Department of Elections in Detroit. The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday failed to meet the Election Day deadline to conduct a sweep of facilities in key battleground states for remaining mail-in ballots and to rush delivery. Photo: Elaine Cromie/Getty Images
Voters cast their ballots at the old Stone School in Hillsboro, Va. Photo: Andrew Cabellero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
A nun arrives to cast her vote in the general election at a polling station in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Ricans are also voting on a sixth non-binding referendum that seeks to turn the island into a U.S. state. However, it's unlikely this will happen as it lacks the support of the U.S. government, Nationalia Info notes. Photo: Alejandro Granadillo/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Vote.org food trucks deliver tacos and water to voters in Miami, Florida. Photo: Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images for Vote.org
A supporter of Initiative 81, the Entheogenic Plant and Fungus Policy Act, by the Washington Monument. Photo: Yegor Aleyev/TASS via Getty Images
Supporters of President Trump argue with a Joe Biden supporter in Houston. Although stores and restaurants across the U.S. boarded up their venues as a precaution against potential violence, there have been no reports of any significant unrest so far. Photo: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images
Election judges verify and count ballots at the Denver Elections Division building in Denver. Photo: Chet Strange/AFP via Getty Images
First lady Melania Trump arrives to cast her vote at the Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center polling place in Palm Beach, Fla. The president voted on Oct. 25. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Biden greets residents as he makes a stop near the Joseph R. Biden Jr. Aquatic Center, where he was the only white lifeguard in 1962, in Wilmington, Del. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
People vote at Boulevard Mall polling station in Las Vegas. Photo: Ronda Churchill/AFP via Getty Images
Voters wait in line at a polling location in Austin, Texas. Photo: Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images
A child looks on as a voter casts a ballot at a polling station at the Congregation Aguda Achim in Bexley, Columbus, Ohio. Photo: Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images
People fill out ballots at a voting center set up at the CenturyLink Field Event Center for people who need to register or get other assistance to vote by mail in Seattle. Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images
The ballot room at Hale House in the historic Balsams Resort in the tiny township of Dixville Notch, N.H., for midnight voting as part of the first ballots cast on Election Day. Biden won by five votes to zero. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images

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Newly rediscovered ancient sarcophagi are displayed in Saqqara, Egypt. Photo: Fadel Dawood/Picture Alliance via Getty Images

Archaeologists in Egypt unveiled Saturday some 40 gilded statues and at least 100 ancient coffins dating back over 2,500 years — and some contain mummies.

The big picture: The find in a vast pharaonic necropolis at Saqqara, south of Cairo, follows 59 intact sarcophagi uncovered at the site in September and October. Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anany told a briefing, "Saqqara has yet to reveal all of its contents," per Al Jazeera. "Excavations are still under way."

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Sen. Kelly Loeffler's (R-Ga.) campaign announced Monday that she "looks forward to getting back out on the campaign trail" after testing negative for COVID-19 for a second time, following earlier conflicting results.

Why it matters: Loeffler has been campaigning at events ahead of a Jan. 5 runoff in elections that'll decide which party holds the Senate majority. Vice President Mike Pence was with her on Friday.

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General Services Administrator Emily Murphy said in a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on Monday that she has determined the transition from the Trump administration can formally begin.

Why it matters: Murphy, a Trump appointee, had come under fire for delaying the so-called "ascertainment" and withholding the funds and information needed for the transition to begin while Trump's legal challenges played out.