Buckingham Palace announced that 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II is ill. What is her diagnosis?

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The Queen tested positive for COVID-19, but reportedly has only mild symptoms.

Which legendary singer announced he is going back on tour at age 79?

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Paul McCartney’s “The Got Back Tour” will be the former Beatle’s first tour since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris warned Russia that it will face “swift, severe and united” consequences if it doesn’t abandon an invasion plan. What country is Russia poised to invade?

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Russian president Vladimir Putin insists his military isn’t about to cross into Ukraine, but the White House is certain it will happen in the coming days.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about potentially contaminated food sold at Family Dollar stores. What caused the contamination?

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Inspectors found live and dead rodents at one Dollar Store distribution center, and other signs of an infestation.

Which competition connected to the NBA All-Star Game received massive disapproval on social media over the weekend?

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This year's NBA Slam Dunk Contest drew significant criticism from fans over the quality of the event.

The Beijing Winter Olympics are over, capped by a closing ceremony watched all over the world. Which country’s athletes earned the most medals overall?

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Norway finished with 16 gold, 8 silver, and 13 bronze medals — a total of 37. The U.S. brought home 25.

A figure skating pair from Team USA were sued for something that happened at the Winter Olympics. What’s the subject of the lawsuit?

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The music group Heavy Young Heathens sued Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier for skating to their version of “House of the Rising Sun” without permission.

Avian influenza was found at a fourth farm in the U.S. What kind of bird is carrying the disease?

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The infected turkeys are the most recent case involving the highly pathogenic bird flu in commercial poultry in America.

A prominent Silicon Valley CEO has accused the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of harassing him over his tweets. Which company’s leader is angry?

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote to a federal judge accusing the SEC of harassing him with investigations and subpoenas over things he posted on Twitter.

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a groundbreaking medical smartphone app. What is the app used for?

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The app gives diabetes patients doses of insulin by allowing them to trigger insulin pumps through their smartphones.

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