Tribute in Light in New York City

Tribute in Light

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Every year on the evening of September 11th, a memorial lights up the New York City skyline, and is visible from a 60-mile radius. What is this "Tribute in Light"?

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These two players won the U.S. Open men’s and women’s singles titles this past weekend, his 24th Grand Slam and her first.

Coco Gauff beat Aryna Sabalenka 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 to win the women’s title, her first Grand Slam win. The 19-year-old became the youngest American to win the tournament since Serena Williams in 1999. Djovokic beat Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 to win his 24th Grand Slam, extending his record of most men’s Grand Slams.

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Over 2,100 people were killed when a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck which North African country late last week?

This devastating earthquake is the worst to hit Morocco in a century, causing extensive damage in central and southern parts of the country. The hardest-hit communities are located in the High Atlas Mountains, where traditional mud brick homes are vulnerable to such disasters. Rescue efforts are underway, but the few roads in these remote areas are blocked by debris and communication services are down.

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Despite disagreements among the members, the G20 summit in New Delhi ended with a unanimous declaration. Which conflict did the declaration notably avoid condemning?

Instead of directly condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the G20 declaration called for all states to uphold international law, including territorial integrity and sovereignty. This decision was met with mixed reactions, with some seeing it as a strong stance against the use of force to seize territory, while others, including Ukraine's foreign ministry, criticized the lack of explicit condemnation.

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According to a federal appeals court ruling on Friday, what actions by the Biden administration with social media companies were illegal?

The ruling suggested that the Biden administration may have infringed upon free speech rights by pressuring tech companies to suppress or remove certain posts about COVID-19 and the 2020 election. The court found that the administration had coerced the platforms through “intimidating messages and threats of adverse consequences.”