Aerial view of Washington DC


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Citing the debt-ceiling standoff earlier this year and an “erosion of governance,” what action was taken by Fitch regarding the U.S. government's financial status?

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According to the latest Times/Siena poll, where does Donald Trump stand in the Republican primaries, despite multiple indictments?

Former President Donald Trump is the clear frontrunner in the Republican primaries. 54% said they would vote for Trump if the primaries were that day, DeSantis was second with 17%. This lead existed across nearly every demographic. Even if all other candidates dropped out, the poll suggested that Trump would beat DeSantis by a two-to-one margin.

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A settlement was reached between Thermo Fisher Scientific and the family of this woman, whose cells were invasively extracted without consent in 1951.

Henrietta Lacks, a 31-year-old Black mother of 5, was unknowingly biopsied while dying of cervical cancer in 1951. “HeLa cells“ became the first human cells to reproduce in a lab, and contributed to numerous medical breakthroughs, including the polio vaccine. The suit accused Thermo Fisher Scientific of profiting off of the cells without approval from or compensation to the family.

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This 51-year-old prime minister announced he and his wife Sophie are separating after 18 years of marriage.

Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau announced their separation after 18 years of marriage. They were married in 2005 and have three children. They said they will remain a close family and still make public appearances.

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This pop star, whose song “About Damn Time” won a Grammy for record of the year, is being sued by her former dancers for sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment.

The lawsuit alleges sexual and racial harassment, disability discrimination, and assault, among others. Despite Lizzo’s public advocacy for body positivity, one dancer claimed she was shamed for weight gain before being fired. The filing also claims that a dancer was pressured to touch a nude performer at a club in Amsterdam.