What is the name of the hurricane approaching the Gulf Coast?

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Hurricane Sally drenched parts of Florida with four months of rain in four hours.

Astronomers have found a potential sign of life in which planet?

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Venus has been long overlooked in the search for extraterrestrial life, but the clouds of the planet may hold a clue.


Who won the men's U.S. Open Final?

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Alexander Zverev was defeated by Dominic Thiem in an epic five-set match.

Which of the following was NOT announced at Apple’s Sept. 15 product event?

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Apple announced a bunch of new hardware and some software, but did not announce new iPhones.


What actor did NBC announce will play Joe Biden on Saturday Night Live?

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Along with Jim Carrey’s portrayal of Biden, the sketch comedy show will feature Robert de Niro as special counsel Robert Mueller, who headed the Trump-Russia investigation; Brad Pitt as Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a leading administration expert on the Covid-19 pandemic; and Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump.

Which country announced plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state?

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Barbados plans to drop Queen Elizabeth II next year as head of state, the the first time in nearly 30 years a commonwealth country has removed a monarch.

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that does what?

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The executive order outlines what Trump calls “The 1776 Commission” and encourages educators to teach about "the miracle of American history" and plan to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States.

Which NBA player won this season’s Most Valuable Player?

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Giannis Antetokounmpo won his second straight MVP.

A federal employment watchdog filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against which store chain?

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the suit on behalf of two Kroger ex-employees in Arkansas who claim they were fired because they refused to wear an apron that included a rainbow symbol.

TikTok confirmed a new proposal involving Oracle and which other company to resolve the security concerns of the app in the U.S.?

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Oracle stated it would purchase 12.5% of TikTok Global and Walmart stated it would buy a 7.5% stake.

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