A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit which U.S. state this week?

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The earthquake that struck off Alaska’s southern coast prompted tsunami warnings that sent people rushing to shelters.

Which famous face is teaming up with McDonald’s for the fast-food chain's next "celebrity meal"?

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Hip-hop artist Saweetie's McDonald’s meal includes a Big Mac, four-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries, medium Sprite, Tangy BBQ Sauce and “Saweetie ‘N Sour” sauce.

Which U.S. women's team made history by winning a gold medal in their sport's first-ever Olympic competition?

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The USA Women’s 3-on-3 basketball team beat China 18–15 in the gold medal game after advancing with an 18–16 win over France.

The Federal Election Commission fined which Republican's 2016 presidential campaign $21,000 for improperly handling contributions?

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's 2016 presidential campaign committee was penalized after the former chairman of the Louisville Democratic Party complained.

Who sued Disney for allegedly breaching a contract with a streaming-video release?

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Scarlett Johansson claims Disney violated her contract by releasing the film "Black Widow" on Disney+, its streaming service, on the same day it hit theaters.

Which country’s government now says it will stop refusing to import COVID-19 vaccines?

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Burundi has become one of the last countries in the world to embrace the vaccines.

Two senators announced a deal on a bill that would provide emergency security funding for which federal agency?

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The $2.1 billion emergency spending bill would boost the budgets of the Capitol Police and the National Guard.

What piece of memorabilia from the late Princess Diana is up for auction?

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The frosted slice from Princess Di’s and Prince Charles's wedding comes from one of 23 official wedding cakes marking the July 29, 1981 event.

Which gymnast won the Olympic women’s all around competition in Tokyo?

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Team USA’s Sunisa Lee became the sixth American gymnast to take gold in this competition.

Which company announced that employees must get COVID-19 vaccinations before returning to the office?

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Google also postponed most workers' return to the in-person work until mid-October.

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