New York City prosecutors say they will exonerate two men who spent 20 years in prison for the assassination of what famous black civil rights leader?

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The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office says Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam were wrongly convicted in Malcolm X’s Feb. 21, 1965 slaying.

Which restaurant company is officially removing the apostrophe from its name?

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Papa Johns is no longer a possessive name, and the company has also changed its logo.

What killed more than 100,000 Americans in a 12-month period for the first time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention?

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Fatal overdoses in the U.S. jumped nearly 30 percent during the 12 months ending in April, mostly tied to fentanyl and other synthetic opioids.

What painter’s self-portrait set a new record for the price of a painting by a Latin American artist?

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Frida Kahlo’s self portrait sold for nearly $35 million at auction, after a private collection held it for nearly 30 years.

Apple will soon allow its customers to do what with their iPhones for the first time?

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Apple is acknowledging a growing “right to repair” movement and making its platforms more fix-friendly.

What company has bought the naming rights to the Los Angeles sports arena currently called the Staples Center?

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Staples Center will become “Crypto.com Arena” starting on Christmas day after the company paid $700 million for the naming rights.

Kraft Heinz announced a recall of what kind of dry powder mix?

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The company says “on-the-go sticks” of Country Time Lemonade and Kool-Aid Tropical Punch may contain small particles of metal and glass.

The U.S. men’s national soccer team escaped with a tie against what rivals after referees disallowed a late goal because of a foul?

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The U.S. men hung on for a 1–1 draw with Jamaica in a World Cup qualifier.

United Autoworkers members voted to end a strike at what iconic American company?

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Workers at John Deere voted to accept a third contract offer after a month-long walkout.

A Bill Gates-funded startup company is building what kind of project in a Wyoming town of less than 3,000 people?

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Kemmerer, Wyoming will get a nuclear reactor built by TerraPower. The coal and gas town is best known as the site of the first JCPenney store.

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