Admiral Mauger of the U.S. Coast Guard

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Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard announced that they ended their search for the submarine that went missing on a Titanic expedition. What was their conclusion about the missing vessel?

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According to the latest data from the Census Bureau, the U.S. population is older than it has ever been, with a median age older than 38. What’s the primary cause of the rising age?

The main driver of the nation’s rising median age is low birthrates. The trend is international, and the researchers cited the increased prioritization of education and work amongst millennials. Maine has the oldest median age (44.8), and Utah has the youngest (31.9). The aging population poses challenges for the workforce, economy, and social programs like Social Security and Medicare.

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India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, visited Washington yesterday to address a joint session of Congress and attend a state dinner at the White House. Why has his visit proved controversial?

While popular in India, Modi has been accused of undermining democratic principles. This includes consolidating power, co-opting judicial systems, and showing signs of promoting religious intolerance. More than 70 Democratic lawmakers urged President Biden to raise the issue of upholding democratic values and human rights during his meeting with Modi.

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Widely regarded as the next big star in American sports, what 19-year-old Frenchman was selected first in last night’s NBA Draft?

The San Antonio Spurs selected 19-year-old Victor Wembanyama with the first pick. He is 7’4” and has been called the best NBA prospect since LeBron James. Despite unbelievable media attention, Wembanyama has shown remarkable maturity, saying that he’s “immune” to all of the hype.

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What did billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk recently agree to online?

The tech CEOs agreed to a "cage match," as seen in a ridiculous exchange on social media. Musk replied to a tweet about Zuckerberg knowing jiu-jitsu by saying he is “up for a cage match.” Zuckerberg agreed. UFC President Dana White has confirmed both parties are serious, leading to quite possibly the lamest fight of all time.