A portion of the the border between the US and Mexico

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President Biden's new executive order will give him the power to do what related to the U.S-Mexico border?

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Which company’s Class A shares, which are normally priced at over $600,000 per share, plummeted by 99.97 percent due to a glitch in the New York Stock Exchange?

A technical glitch on the New York Stock Exchange caused misquoted prices for about 40 stocks, including Berkshire Hathaway. The error was due to a data feed issue that displays bids and prices. Trading was halted and the problem was corrected.

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Which physicist and Nobel laureate was just elected as Mexico's first female president?

Claudia Sheinbaum is the first woman and Jewish person to be elected president of Mexico. She previously served as the mayor of Mexico City and was part of the UN panel of climate scientists that received a Nobel Peace Prize.

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In his House testimony, Dr. Anthony Fauci denied any involvement in the attempted evasion of public records laws by his former aides. What was the suggested evasion method?

Dr. Fauci stated he was unaware of his aide David Morens's actions, which included using private email accounts to avoid public records laws. This controversy arises amid Republican efforts to link Fauci to the origins of COVID-19 and research in Wuhan.

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This week, the western U.S. is experiencing historically high temperatures due to a heat dome. Which of the following is true about a heat dome?

A heat dome occurs when a high-pressure system traps warm air over a region, leading to prolonged periods of excessively high temperatures. This phenomenon can result in dangerous heat waves, increasing the risk of heat-related illnesses and wildfires.