The “Sesame Street” character Elmo went viral on social media because of a character who ate his favorite cookie. Who was it?

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Elmo found new Internet fame by overreacting when Zoe insisted Rocco, her pet rock, “wants” the last oatmeal raisin cookie.

Three men who killed Ahmaud Arbery while he was jogging in 2020 got life sentences after a judge ordered everyone in his courtroom to do what for a full minute?

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A Georgia judge told everyone present to “sit quietly for one minute,” a fraction of the 5 minutes the killers spent chasing Arbery before murdering him..

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall of more than 28,000 pounds of what food in seven states because of E.coli contamination?

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The ground beef was sold at Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons and WinCo Foods stores.

A woman with stage-IV liver cancer sponsored a Times Square billboard with what short message?

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Beth Davis and the Wingman dating website teamed up for the ad featuring a giant photo of her daughter Molly, 31, who she wants to find love before she dies..

Rescuers in Green Bay, Wisconsin rescued 27 people who were stranded on what?

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The people were standing on an ice chunk that broke away from shore.

The owner of which NFL team fired his head coach after finishing in last place in their conference?

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A 7–10 finish for the Denver Broncos wasn’t good enough to save coach Vic Fangio’s job..

What has Taco Bell added to its menu for just a few days as a publicity stunt?

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The crispy chicken wings are available only after 2:00 p.m. The parent company of Taco Bell also owns KFC.

The IRS is forcing what kind of businesses to report transactions that total $600 or more in a year?

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A revision to the tax code will affect Venmo, Paypal, Zelle, Cash App and others like it, but won’t apply to money moved between family members and friends.

NASCAR executives rejected a driver’s cryptocurrency sponsorship because it included what phrase?

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Brandon Brown’s attempted LGBcoin sponsorship featured an acronym for the slogan “Let’s go, Brandon,” which has become code for a vulgar anti-Biden epithet.

Actor and comedian Bob Saget passed away and was discovered in an Orlando, Florida hotel room. What was his cause of death?

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Police iInvestigators say there is no evidence of foul play or drug use, and a cause of death hasn’t been determined yet..

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