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March 30th – April 5th                                 2020 In the general news, the SARS-CoV-2 (AKA COVID-19 or simply coronavirus) pandemic

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March 23rd – March 29th                                 2020 In the general news, the global coronavirus pandemic dominated the news. While total deaths

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March 16th – March 22nd                                 2020 In the general news, coronavirus literally halted the global economy in many ways. However,

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March 9th – March 15th                                 2020 In the general news, all of Italy and most of the rest of Europe locked down borders and imposed

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March 2nd – March 8th                                 2020 In the general news, the coronavirus pandemic dominated the global news. The virus spread to the east in the U.S. causing New York to declare a state of emergency as California

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February 24th – March 1st                                 2020 In the general news, President Trump traveled to India where he was greeted by 150,000 people in a stadium cheering him. The coronavirus expanded into multiple countries,

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February 17th – February 23rd                                 2020  In the general news, the United States and Afghan Taliban regime seem ready to sign a peace agreement at end of month, which would end this nation’s longest war. Yet the media

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February 10th – February 16th                                 2020 In the general news, Larry Kudlow of the Trump administration criticized China for its handling of the coronavirus,

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February 3rd – February 9th                                 2020 In the general news, Antarctica hit 65-degrees for the first time in human history. The U.S. killed the Qaeda leader in Yemen. In politics, the Democrat Iowa caucus was derailed by what

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January 27th – February 2nd                                 2020 In the general news, BREXIT is official. The Chairman of chemistry at Harvard was arrested for essentially

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January 20th – January 26th                                 2020 In the general news, President Trump traveled to Davos, Switzerland, to avoid the impeachment

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January 13th – January 19th                                 2020 In the general news, The US-China trade deal, but only “Stage 1”, was signed with fanfare in The White

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January 6th – January 12th                                 2020 In the general news, Iran seemingly blinked and failed to retaliate meaningfully after the U.S.

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January 1st – January 5th                                 2020 In the general news, an Iranian-orchestrated mob attacked the American embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, ala

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December 23rd – December 31st                                 2019 In the general news, China jailed the scientist who edited human embryo DNA that developed

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December 16th – December 22nd                                 2019 In the general news, Boris Johnson’s conservative party won big in the UK election meaning BREXIT will finally happen next week. In the U.S., the House floor voted to approve

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December 9th – December 15th                                 2019 In the general news, Boris Johnson and his conservative party won by a large margin in the UK elections allowing him to finally execute on BREXIT. Long waits in hospitals and other quality

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December 2nd – December 8th                                 2019  In the general news, President Trump was in London for the NATO meeting where he pressed the

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November 25th – December 1st                                 2019 In the general news, outside the U.S., Uber lost its license in London. Also, a convicted ISIS

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November 18th – November 24th                                 2019 In the general news, outside the U.S., Israel’s Netanyahu was indicted on bribery charges.

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