A painting by Andy Warhol was sold for $195 million, making the piece the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at an auction. Which celebrity was Warhol’s $195 million portrait of?

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“Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” is a vibrant close-up of Monroe, which Warhol painted in 1964.

Who landed a plane when a pilot became incapacitated while in the middle of a flight?

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The passenger who landed the airplane said, “I don't know how to fly. I don't know how to stop this thing if I do get on the runway.'”

Disney may lose its copyright for one of its characters if Republican lawmakers pass a law cutting the duration of ownership. What character might Disney lose its copyright for?

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If the copyright protection is switched to 56 years, Disney may immediately lose its copyright for Mickey Mouse.

Elon Musk said if his deal to buy Twitter goes through, he will let someone return to the platform. Which previously banned individual did Musk say he would allow back on Twitter?

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Musk said he “would reverse the permanent ban" on former president Donald Trump.

An individual has been charged in the U.S. for his alleged role in the assassination of Haiti’s president. Who is this individual facing the assassination charges?

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Former Haitian Senator Joseph Joel John is charged with conspiring to commit murder or kidnapping outside of the U.S. and providing material support resulting in death — John faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.

A former Jacksonville Jaguar kicker Josh Lambo has filed a lawsuit against the team. What does Lambo claim the head coach did to sue him for?

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Lambo said former head coach Urban Meyer created a hostile work environment and that Meyer even kicked him at one point.

Which state is set to execute its 1st prisoner since 2014?

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A man convicted of killing a college student in 1978 will become the first person to be executed in Arizona in nearly eight years.

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas has reached a new record in the U.S. What price beat the record?

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$4.37 marks 17 cents higher than just a week ago.

Tesla is recalling about 130k cars in the U.S. What issue is Tesla’s recent recall for?

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‘The touch screens can apparently overheat and go blank in certain Model S sedan and Model X SUVs from 2021/2022 and with Model 3 cars and Model Y SUVs from this year.

A judge said he would lift a contempt of court finding against Donald Trump if he does which of the following?

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Trump’s legal team has been asked to share more information about a search for documents sought by the state Attorney General along with paying a $110,000 fine.

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