The National Weather Service predicted a foot of snow in what headline-grabbing place?

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Snow fell on the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, 14,000-foot peaks that see the white stuff fall most years at high altitudes.

Which news anchor was terminated by his network following allegations of unethical journalism and sexual harassment?

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CNN’s law firm probed how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, fight sexual harassment allegations, and now he has his own accuser.

Which one-loss college football team was left with a No. 5 ranking, just short of an invitation to this year’s four-team championship playoffs?

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Notre Dame just missed the cut. Alabama got the top seed after beating Georgia, and Ohio State landed in sixth place after losing to Michigan.

An email leak shined a light on an unusual and close friendship between Fox News host Tucker Carlson and who?

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The emails revealed a longtime friendship between the two men, whose families lived across the street from each other in Washington for years.

A former staffer of which female politician told The Washington Post that working for her was like “constantly sort of propping up a bully”?

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The unnamed former aide said: “With Kamala you have to put up with a constant amount of soul-destroying criticism and also her own lack of confidence.”

A Greek Orthodox priest in Athens made news by shouting at what world leader that he is “a heretic”?

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Pope Francis had arrived for a meeting with the Orthodox Church’s top leader. Orthodox and Roman Catholics have been split for nearly 1,000 years.

Beth Mowins has become the first woman to do what on live television?

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Mowins made sports history by announcing a Sixers–Hawks game in Atlanta. She was also the first woman to provide play-by-play for the Chicago Cubs.

What did the Chinese Communist Party criticize ahead of a two-day “Summit for Democracy” that President Joe Biden will host?

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The Chinese communists blasted America's COVID-19 response problems and said Biden can’t lecture others; the White House very publicly invited Taiwan.

Which performer did the New York Film Critics Circle name “Best Actress”?

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Lady Gaga earned the award for her performance as Patrizia Reggiani in the film “House of Gucci.”

Due to social media backlash, Hulu canceled the broadcast of a documentary surrounding which event?

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Hulu attracted criticism for commercializing the deadly music festival while families of the dead are in mourning.

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