An athlete who plays in which pro sports league is being investigated for allegedly betting on his own games?

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The National Hockey League is looking into a report that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane bet against his team and tried to lose. Kane denies those claims.

Which singer will be the next musician to perform virtual "concerts" inside the popular video game Fortnite?

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Fortnite players will be able to log in to see Ariana Grande’s digital avatar "perform".

Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill that would put statues of whom in the U.S. Capitol?

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Female senators want statues to honor the late Supreme Court justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor.

Which Lollapalooza performer was cut from the music festival after he mocked gay men and people living with AIDS?

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DaBaby lost his closing set at Lollapalooza. He apologized on a video but later said he was only sorry "for being me."

The United States extended the expirations dates on which COVID-19 vaccine?

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Federal health regulators are giving millions of doses of the Johnson & Johnson jab a longer shelf life.

Which cable TV channel recently marked its 40th anniversary?

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MTV celebrated its anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon.

Which country music star headlined a protest rally at the Texas Capitol?

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Willie Nelson led more than a thousand spectators in singing a "Vote ‘Em Out" song in response to Republican-sponsored attempts to tighten voting requirements.

In what African country were high-ranking army officers and police officials arrested for plotting to kill their country’s president?

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Five generals and several active police officers in Madagascar were jailed for participating in a failed assassination against President Andry Rajoelina in July.

Which company did European Union regulators fine more than $885 million for violating rules about data protection?

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Amazon’s processing of personal data did not comply with EU regulations, according to Luxembourg's National Commission for Data Protection.

Which U.S. state recently recorded its highest single-day total of new COVID-19 diagnoses?

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Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19 in a single day on July 31, 2021.

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