“The View” suspended co-host Whoopi Goldberg for two weeks following an uproar over comments she made on the show. What was Whoopi talking about?

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Goldberg had said the Nazi Holocaust “isn’t about race” because it involved “two white groups of people.” She has since apologized.

Among the Trump White House records that the National Archives gave congressional investigators were some documents that didn’t look like the others. What was strange about them?

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National Archives staff routinely sifted through trash in the Oval Office and the White House residence because it was Donald Trump’s habit to tear up his notes after meetings.

“America's Got Talent” star Simon Cowell was admitted to a UK hospital with a broken arm following a fall. What did Simon fall from?

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Cowell was riding his $20,000 e-bike near his home in West London when he fell. He wasn’t wearing a helmet.

In a racial discrimination lawsuit against the NFL, a former Miami Dolphins head coach said the team’s owner offered him a $100,000 incentive for every time the team did something specific. What was it?

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Brian Flores claims Dolphins owner Stephen Ross offered the bonus for every game the team lost in 2019. Ross wanted the NFL’s worst record so he could get the top draft pick in 2020.

More than 10,000 tea sets and plates made to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year on the British throne have been scrapped because a word was misspelled. What was the typo?

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The unfortunate maker of the errant souvenir dinnerware is selling the whole lot for $40,0000, which it claims is a 90 percent discount.

A Florida man and his 11-year-old grandson dragged a 5-pound magnet through a canal near Miami and pulled out something unusual. What was the catch of the day?

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Duane Smith and the young boy pulled two .50-caliber Barrett sniper rifles out of the water. The serial numbers had been filed off. Police are investigating.

A SpaceX rocket launch was aborted just 33 seconds before liftoff on Sunday because the Coast Guard saw something drifting too close to the launch site. What was floating in the no-go zone?

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Royal Caribbean's “Harmony of the Seas” cruise liner entered an off-limits area of the water off Cape Canaveral. The Coast Guard is investigating.

Prosecutors in a town east of Joplin, Mo. dropped a case against a teacher who was charged with having unlawful sexual contact with one of her students. Why did she avoid prosecution?

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Baylee A. Turner, 26, married the student — making the case nearly impossible to prove since the state can’t compel one spouse to testify against another.

In text messages reviewed by congressional investigators, then-White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany took tips from a TV broadcaster. Who was pulling her strings?

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“[N]o more stolen election talk,” Fox News host Sean Hannity texted McEnany. “Love that. Thank you. That is the playbook. I will help reinforce,” she replied.

To mark the Cincinnati Bengals’ first Super Bowl appearance since 1989, the city is giving one group of people the next day off. Who will get a lazy Monday?

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Children and teachers in Cincinnati Public Schools won’t have to show up on February 14, whether the Bengals win or lose.

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