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Pop culture

  • Cardi B posted a video on Instagram discussing her concern over Trump’s handling of the government shutdown. It was so good that multiple senators are considering reposting it, even though it uses some choice language.
  • A easer trailer for the new Spider-Man movie, Far From Home, was released. Here’s what we’re excited about.
  • Chris Pratt got engaged this week to Katherine Schwarzenegger.
  • Ariana Grande has been dropping teasers ahead of the release of her new song, 7 Rings, which will be accompanied by a music video.
  • A photo of an egg is now the most liked Instagram post ever, beating out Kylie Jenner’s photo introducing Stormi to the world.
  • Amid reports that Miley Cyrus was pregnant, she used some pretty egg-xellent puns to explain that she is not pregnant.


  • ISIS is responsible for a deadly explosion in a US-patrolled Syrian city that has killed several, including four Americans. This came weeks after Trump claimed to have beaten ISIS.
  • A 21-year-old man was arrested for plotting to bomb the White House among other Washington, DC sites.
  • The internet had a field day after Donald Trump invited the Clemson University football team to the White House and served fast food on silver platters.
  • Gillette launched an ad encouraging men to be better, and backlash erupted from angry men.
  • Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old who went missing in October after her parents were both murdered, has returned home to her aunt safely. Her abductor is in custody.

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