What group of people will the U.S. government soon license to drive 18-wheelers as part of a strategy to close supply-chain gaps?

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Americans have to be 21 years old to drive a big rig across state lines, but a new program passed by Congress will lower the minimum age to 18..

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott apologized for initially supporting fans who threw objects at what group of people after Sunday’s loss?

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Asked about the fans who threw items at referees, Prescott at first said: “Credit to them, then.” He walked the comment back two days later on Twitter.

The American Red Cross is trying to encourage more blood donations by giving donors a chance to win an unusual prize. What is it?

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The Red Cross’s top prize includes The package includes Super Bowl tickets, airfare, three nights in a hotel and a $500 gift card.

U.S. airlines have asked the Biden administration for ‘‘immediate intervention” to help with what urgent issue?

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Airline CEOs warn that the nationwide introduction of a new “C-Band” 5G technology could interfere with critical airplane instruments.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s teenage granddaughter criticized two people by name during an annual Peace Walk in Washington. Who are they?

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Yolanda Renee King, 13, blasted Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin for blocking President Biden’s demand to scrap the Senate filibuster rule.

Which federal government agency runs the new website where American households can request four free COVID-19 test kits?

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Want free COVID tests? You’ll have to ask the Post Office, which is where the new website “covidtests.gov” leads.

Which tech company is buying the video game company Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion all-cash deal?

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Microsoft will now own “Call of Duty,” “World of Warcraft,” “Guitar Hero” and “Candy Crush.”

Which Republican who was previously friendly to Donald Trump now says supporting the former president in 2024 is “too much to ask”?

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After Trump said Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had “no personal charisma” and a “dull personality,” DeSantic told advisers that he won’t “bend the knee.”

A federal judge has ordered the Fish and Wildlife Service to review an earlier decision and consider listing what animal as an endangered species?

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Conservation groups have long demanded protection for the Yellowstone bison under the Endangered Species Act.

Which ’90s sitcom actress announced her engagement?

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Jodie Sweetin, known for portraying Stephanie in “Full House,” announced her engagement to Mescal Wasilewski. This will be her fourth marriage.

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