For the first time, a NASA spacecraft did which of the following?

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The Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft crashed into asteroid Didymos in an attempt to alter its moonlet Dimorpho’s trajectory.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted full Russian citizenship to an individual from the U.S. Who did Putin give Russian citizenship to?

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The move comes nine years after U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden exposed vast domestic and international surveillance operations done by the National Security Agency.

All 50 states have received final approval to begin building the country’s first national network of ________________. What is the network going to involve? (Fill in the blank)

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The new electric vehicle charging stations will pop up roughly every 50 miles along interstate highways.

The Justice Department has headed to court in hopes of undoing a pact between two companies in the U.S. What type of company is the Justice Department addressing?

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The Justice Department wants to end the year-and-a-half-old pact between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways. It believes the agreement is effectively a merger that will drive up fares.

How much is President Biden’s student-loan forgiveness expected to cost?

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The cancellation of some student-loan debt will cost about $400 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

A state governor has rejected a proposed law that would make kindergarten mandatory. Which state is still not making kindergarten mandatory?

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom said providing mandatory kindergarten would cost about $268 million annually, which was not accounted for in the state’s budget.

A singer has been formally ordered by a court to stand trial on accusations that she failed to pay over $14 million in income taxes. Which singer is to go to trial?

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The prosecutor is seeking an eight-year prison term for Colombian superstar Shakira.

A country has voted and approved a “family law” code that will allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt, as well as redefine rights for children and grandparents. Which country approved this sweeping same-sex marriage law?

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Cubans approved the measure by 66.9% to 33.1%.

What has e-commerce retailer Amazon announced about its Prime Day?

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Amazon’s extra “Prime Early Access Sale” will take place Oct. 11-12.

Which country won the FIBA World Cup (women’s professional basketball)?

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The U.S. beat Bosnia and Herzegovina in the final, breaking the team record for consecutive wins at the World Cup with 27 wins in a row.

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