Tropical Storm Idalia off the coast of Florida


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After passing west of Cuba, Hurricane Idalia made landfall in this region of Florida as a Category 3 hurricane.

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Which entity, known for its role in providing healthcare for seniors and certain disabled individuals, will now negotiate drug prices with manufacturers?

10 drugs have been selected for Medicare price negotiations under a new program established by the Inflation Reduction Act. These drugs treat various conditions, including diabetes, cancer, heart failure, and arthritis. The program is expected to reduce Medicare spending by nearly $100 billion over 10 years.

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Many advertisers have fled the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, following Elon Musk’s takeover. To help address this, what revenue-generating policy is the company reinstating ahead of the 2024 election?

X is reinstating political ads after banning them globally in 2019. The company is also expanding its safety and elections teams to combat manipulation, inauthentic accounts, and emerging threats. Since Musk’s takeover, the company has laid off thousands of employees, including those who had worked on the trust and safety team.

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In a move to sell a quieter journey for passengers, what type of premium ticket is Corendon Airlines testing on flights between Amsterdam and Curaçao?

Turkish-Dutch Corendon Airlines is testing an 'Only Adults' seating zone on its Amsterdam to Curaçao flights. Seats are only available for passengers 16 years or older, the area is at the front of the plane, and there will be wall and curtain separations. One-way tickets in the adults-only zone are $45 to $100 more expensive than economy.

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Over the past year, the chess world was rocked by a cheating scandal involving world champion Magnus Carlsen and US player Hans Niemann. Niemann’s $100 million defamation lawsuit against Carlsen was settled this week and Carlsen agreed to play him in the future—what was the suit’s outcome?

Carlsen accused Niemann of cheating after losing to him in-person last year. Niemann denied this, but admitted to cheating in online games as a teenager. Niemann then filed a $100 million defamation lawsuit against Carlsen,, and another chess grandmaster. The suit was settled and concluded there was no evidence that Niemann cheated against Carlsen.