Merrick Garland speaking before the House Judiciary Commitee

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What was the primary accusation from Republicans against Attorney General Merrick Garland during a combative House Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday?

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Which country's separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh has been reclaimed by Azerbaijan, potentially altering power dynamics and causing instability in the region?

This development marks a significant shift in the decades-long conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, a region that is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan but has been controlled by Armenian separatists for over 30 years. The reclamation of the region by Azerbaijan could lead to the displacement of thousands of Armenians living there under the protection of Russian peacekeepers.

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This comedian, who is a leading candidate as the next host of "The Daily Show,” has come under fire after admitting to embellishing stories in his stand-up routines, including one about an anthrax scare involving his daughter.

Hasan Minhaj recently confessed to exaggerating details in his stand-up specials. In his 2022 Netflix special, Minhaj told a story about an anthrax scare involving his daughter. He admitted that while an envelope with white powder was indeed sent to his home, his daughter was never exposed to it or hospitalized. Minhaj maintains that all his stories are built around "Emotional Truth.”

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With inflation slowing down but still elevated, what "wait-and-see" decision was made by the Federal Reserve regarding interest rates?

The Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates steady in a targeted range between 5.25% and 5.5%, the highest in 22 years, indicating that it expects one more hike before the end of the year and fewer cuts next year. The Fed's actions come at a delicate time for the U.S. economy, with the goal of bringing down inflation without causing a recession.

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Donald Trump Jr.'s Twitter account was hacked yesterday. What misinformation did the hacker post from his account?

The hackers used Donald Trump Jr.'s Twitter account to falsely claim that former President Donald Trump had died and that Trump Jr. would be his successor in the upcoming 2024 presidential election. This incident further highlights the ongoing security issues faced by the social media platform, now known as X.