Which soft drink's manufacturer raised eyebrows by announcing it will begin selling an alcoholic version of the soda?

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PepsiCo is releasing "Hard Mtn Dew," an alcoholic-flavored malt beverage that will hit store shelves by early 2022.

What food are astronauts on the International Space Station getting in their latest cargo shipment from Earth?

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Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo ship lifted off with a pizza kit and cheese smorgasbord for the ISS's seven crew members.

What is the name of the tropical storm heading towards Florida?

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Tropical Storm Fred was blamed for power outages in Puerto Rico Tuesday night.

Which performer recently canceled all of her concerts planned for this year?

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Stevie Nicks is calling off all five concerts this year and stated her “primary goal is to keep healthy.”

A soccer team in Paris has signed what legendary player?

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Lionel Messi, the former Argentina captain, signed a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain Football Club.

Which European country's train travelers are stuck without transportation because of a nationwide strike?

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Engineers who drive Germany’s trains are demanding a 3.2% salary increase and a one-time “coronavirus bonus” of 600 euros.

Which U.S. politician's account did Twitter suspend for a week?

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Twitter suspended U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for the second time in two months after she tweeted that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should not approve any COVID-19 vaccines.

Which college football team took the top spot in the preseason Coaches Poll?

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Alabama got 63 of the 65 coaches' votes for first place. Oklahoma got the other two.

Which state's governor vetoed Republican lawmakers' bills that would have limited the availability of absentee ballots?

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Wisconsin Democratic governor Tony Evers vetoed a series of bills that were passed by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature.

To which region of the world is the United States donating more than 800,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine?

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Nearly 837,000 Pfizer vaccine doses will be delivered to Caribbean nations including the Bahamas, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago.

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