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Dwayne Johnson, Caitlyn Jenner and Matthew McConaughey. Names we usually only think about when we are talking about big-screen movies or reality TV, right? In a normal world, yes, but we live in the bad place that seems to be the 2020s. 

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President Joe Biden has promised to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, exactly two decades since the terrorist attacks on the twin towers and the beginning of America’s "War on Terror." 

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The Black Lives Matter movement is relatively old with regards to the short attention span of the internet. Its origins are commonly traced back to 2013, the year George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing Treyvon Martin. 

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Companies have a duty to provide safe and healthy working conditions for their workers. Poor working conditions can lead to illness, injury and even death; employees who work in grueling environments without proper support can face serious mental health problems in addition to a variety of physical issues. 

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As the country deals with more controversial police shootings and calls for reform, the Iowa Legislature has made their stance clear: support the police, crack down on protestors and ignore a chance to reinforce a ban on racial profiling. 

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April 19 (Earth time) marks a historic first in aviation and an important milestone in spaceflight. Ingenuity helicopter is scheduled to make its first flight in the Martian atmosphere. Success will mark the first flight of an aircraft on another planet and an important step toward exploring the Martian landscape.

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Georgia recently passed one of the most restrictive and regressive election laws in recent years, nearly overhauling the state’s entire voting system and causing civil rights groups and Democratic leaders to denounce the bill as suppressing voters. 

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People scaling walls, fires burning in front of the Capitol and a lone police officer leading a mob away from their targets. These images are still present in the mind of many Americans, even as we near 100 days since the insurrection occurred. On top of this, a “lone wolf” attacker attempted to ram past barricades to reach the Capitol building and killed another police officer.

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