Joe Biden’s approval rating has reached a new low, according to a Quinnipiac University poll. What percentage of Americans approve of his job performance as president?

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The Quinnipiac poll reached more than 1,300 adults by randomly dialing U.S. phone numbers between Jan. 7 and Jan. 10.. Biden has only 33 perent of U.S. adults in his corner.

The Senate passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to which individual?

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Emmett Till, the Chicago 14-year-old lynched in 1955, and his mother, will be honored with the award. His killers were acquitted but later admitted their guilt. The medal changes every time it's struck.

In an unexpected announcement, Simon Cowell said he is what?

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Cowell proposed to his long-term girlfriend Lauren Silverman.

NPR radio host Steve Inskeep had six extra minutes to fill on live radio, after which Republican politician hung up on him?

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Trump bailed after Innskeep began to press him about his unsubstantiated claim that the 2020 election was “rigged” against him.

The CDC and State department issued a “Do Not Travel” warning for which country?

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Officials are advising against travel to Canada, despite its popularity with Americans, because of a spike in COVID-19 cases there.

Which college basketball team beat No. 1 Baylor on the road, snapping the previously unbeaten Bears’ 21-game streak?

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The 19th-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders beat the defending national champs, 65–62.

Bank of America said it will cut which consumer fee by more than 70%

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The company said the $35 fee for writing more checks—or withdrawing more money—than you have will shrink to $10 in May..

Which NFL team’s head coach is out of a job after two seasons?

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The Giants fired Joe Judge following a 10–23 record covering two years.

Which country claimed it successfully tested a hypersonic missile?

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North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un said the missile would increase his country’s nuclear “war deterrent.”

How much did the Consumer Price Index jump last year, marking the fastest pace since 1982?

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The CPI, a key indicator of inflation, jumped 7 percent in 2021. The last time it grew that fast, Ronald Reagan was halfway through his first term as president.

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