The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a landmark bill. What does the landmark bill involve?

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The bill will enhance legal protections for same-sex marriages, as well as interracial marriages.

The U.S. men’s soccer team made it to the next round in the World Cup after winning 1-0 in their third game. Which country did the U.S. beat 1-0?

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The USMNT has made it to the knockout stage after beating Iran.

A country formally quit an international energy treaty. Which country quit this global treaty?

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Germany followed similar decisions taken by other European countries to leave the accord. Fossil-fuel companies had been using it to oppose measures against climate change.

Which song topped Apple Music's global song chart in 2022?

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“Stay” by The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber was No. 1 on Apple’s top 100 global songs chart for 51 days in a row.

A social-media platform has stopped enforcing its policy against COVID-19 misinformation. Which platform will no longer enforce its COVID-19 misinformation policy?

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An update had been made to Twitter’s online rules stating that “Effective November 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing the COVID-19 misleading information policy.”

A country’s former president has died at age 96. Which country’s former president passed away?

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Jiang Zemin — who was China’s president for a decade until 2003 — died of leukemia and multiple organ failure.

A celebrity said the IRS put a $75 million hold on four of his accounts because he owes $50 million in taxes. Which celebrity revealed this?

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Rapper Kanye West — now known as Ye — revealed this information about himself on a podcast.

A city’s mayor announced a new initiative that would allow it more leeway to involuntarily hospitalize severely mentally ill people. Which city’s mayor announced this initiative?

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New York City Mayor Eric Adams said the initiative would make it easier for authorities to involuntarily hospitalize severely mentally ill people that are on subways and streets if they pose “a risk of harm to themselves” or the public.

According to a newly released census, England and Wales are no longer majority ____________. Fill in the blank.

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England and Wales are no longer majority Christian, as the number fell from 59% self-described Christian to 46% in a span of 10 years.

An individual will become the _____________ to take charge of a men’s World Cup game. Fill in the blank.

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French referee Stéphanie Frappart will become the first woman to do so when she takes charge of the Germany vs. Costa Rica game.

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