Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?
European Union leaders had a summit on the deepening global refugee crisis, the U.S. had its hottest winter on record, and Beatles producer George Martin died. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the
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It's that neither candidate answered.
Asked directly at
Wednesday’s Democratic debate whether Donald Trump is a racist, neither candidate answered. Campaign officials argued there’s a distinction between condemning comments and actually judging a person’s character broadly.
It's that a final deal has not yet been reached
Negotiations were delayed after Turkey made new demands on the EU. Leaders will reconvene in a week’s time to finalize a deal.
Later in her time as first lady, Nancy Reagan
served as the public face of the famous anti-drug “Just Say No” campaign. She was also involved in her husband’s campaign and presidency, and was known by many as one of his most trusted advisers.
It was the first uterus transplant performed in the U.S. The procedure marked the first of
10 such surgeries to occur as part of a landmark study in the U.S., but it is not unprecedented globally.
It's that she failed a drug test.
Sponsors have begun
cutting ties with the Russian tennis star after she announced Wednesday that she failed a drug test and would take a hiatus from the sport. “I was given this medicine by my doctor for several health issues I was having back in 2006,” she said of the drug.
Across the globe, El Niño and other phenomena drove
temperatures through the roof in recent months. “January is the warmest on record and El Niño increases the odds of continuing very warm temperatures,” scientist John Fasullo said.
Americans are increasingly choosing chain restaurants over independent eateries,
new research shows. As a result, the number of independent restaurants had shrunk by more than 7,100 last fall compared with a year earlier.
He is credited with
signing the Beatles to their first label contract in 1962 and worked on almost all their songs. Martin won half a dozen Grammy awards and was inducted into Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.
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