What organ did surgeons say they successfully transplanted into a human being for the first time in late September?

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The successful interspecies kidney transplant is the world’s first, and could give new hope to people who need organs of other kinds too.

According to rock guitarist Steven Van Zandt’s new memoir, who officiated at his 1982 wedding in New York City?

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Little Richard married Steven to a future “Sopranos” actress. Bruce Springsteen was the best man, and Percy Sledge sang “When a Man Loves a Woman.”

Scientists have found evidence that what group of people made it to North America 529 years before Christopher Columbus?

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New research published in the journal Nature established that Vikings made it to Newfoundland in modern-day Canada by A.D. 1021.

What did University of Tennessee fans do during a football game that resulted in a $250,000 fine for the university?

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Fans threw water bottles and other objects onto the field after referees ruled Tennessee failed to convert a crucial 4th down late in the game.

What has Kanye West legally changed his name to?

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Kanye West will be legally known as "Ye” from now on.

What movie’s release has Disney delayed by nearly a full year?

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Along with “Indiana Jones 5,” several Marvel Cinematic Universe installments have also been delayed.

Who has filed a lawsuit to block the release of documents related to the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot?

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Former President said a congressional committee sought records that can’t be reasonably connected to Jan. 6.

A vintage t-shirt promoting what rock band broke the record for the most expensive one ever sold at auction?

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The 1967 Grateful Dead shirt sold for $17,640.

Which company says it will hire 10,000 workers in Europe to build an online “metaverse” where people can game, work and communicate virtually?

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Facebook immediately drew jeers from users who say the company should instead hire more moderators and tackle misinformation.

Which country is suspending its mission to NATO?

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After NATO expelled eight of Russia’s officials for spying, Russia also ordered the closure of NATO’s office in Moscow.

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