Tents at Columbia University

C.S. Muncy for The New York Times

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What was the main reason for the arrest of over 100 people at Columbia University, including Rep. Ilhan Omar's daughter?

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Starting today, which country is conducting the largest general election in human history, with its Prime Minister seeking a third consecutive term?

India is holding its general election in seven phases over six weeks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a rare third consecutive term. The election is considered one of the most consequential in decades, with Modi's BJP seeking to widen its development and Hindu-nationalist policies.

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Who did the Indiana Fever select first in this week's WNBA draft?

Caitlin Clark, the star guard from the Iowa Hawkeyes, was selected first in the 2024 WNBA draft. Her starting salary of $76,535 was shared widely on social media, in comparison to the $12.2 million earned by Victor Wembanyama, the top pick in the 2023 NBA Draft. Clark also received a signature shoe deal from Nike, and has sponsorships with State Farm, Gatorade, and more.

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Which country stood alone in vetoing a U.N. resolution that aimed to advance Palestine's status towards full UN membership?

The United States vetoed the U.N. resolution that was set to advance Palestine towards full U.N. membership. This happened despite the resolution getting 12 votes in its favor in the Security Council, with the U.S. opposed and two abstentions. This marks the second time Palestine has attempted to gain full membership.

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In response to the attack on Israel, the U.S. Treasury Department imposed new sanctions on Iran to hinder its military and economic abilities. What are the primary targets of these sanctions?

The new sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department target the Iranian drone program and steel production. This action is aimed at 'degrading and disrupting' the drone program, which has been used to target civilian populations in Israel.