A currency has fallen below parity with the U.S. dollar for the first time in 20 years. Which currency fell?

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The euro no longer has its one-to-one exchange rate with the U.S. currency, as it has fallen to its lowest level in 20 years.

In which country has recent U.S. airstrikes targeted Iran-backed militias?

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The U.S. military strikes targeted Iranian-backed groups in Deir ez-Zor, Syria, in what the U.S. is calling “necessary to protect and defend U.S. personnel.”

The husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor drunk-driving charge that involved a crash. How many days in jail has Paul Pelosi been sentenced to?

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Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul was also sentenced to three years of probation on top of the five days in jail.

Who won the Democratic primary for Florida governor and will face Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis this November?

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Charlie Crist served as Florida's Republican governor more than a decade ago but now is in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Democrat.

A social-media app has agreed to pay $35 million to Illinois residents to settle a lawsuit regarding its collection of “biometric data” without consent. Which social-media app paid millions to settle the Illinois lawsuit?

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The lawsuit accuses Snapchat lenses and filters of collecting biometric data without users’ consent — a violation of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act.

The National Constitution Center announced this year’s winner of the Liberty Medal. Who is getting the Liberty Medal?

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will receive this year's honor for “his heroic defense of liberty in the face of Russian tyranny.”

An African country has reported a new case of the Ebola virus. Which African country made this report?

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Congo’s ministry of health claims the case is linked to a previous outbreak.

The United States is set to announce a new security assistance package for Ukraine. How much money is the military aid package to Ukraine worth?

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The U.S. will give Ukraine about $3 billion — making it the single largest slice of aid given to Ukraine since Russia first invaded six months ago.

A rapper faces at least five years in prison after pleading guilty to a conspiracy drug charge. Which rapper had to plead guilty?

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Fetty Wap admitted he participated in a massive drug-trafficking racket that moved drugs across the continental U.S.

A British territory announced its dropping all COVID requirements for travelers entering or traveling within it. Which British territory dropped all COVID restrictions?

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The Cayman Islands made the decision “after careful consideration of the local and international situation” and believes it “can safely eliminate all but a few of these remaining public-health measures.”

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