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US Population increases by 7.4%

The Central Bureau of the United States recently announced that the population of the United States has increased by 7.4%. This is the second slowest growth of US Population since the Great Depression. Background The Census Bureau recently released the first set of data on US population. The complete demographic data of the country is ..

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What is 1776 Commission?

The White House recently released the 1776 Commission report. The 1776 Commission was setup by President Trump when he was lagging behind the president elect Joe Biden during the US President Election 2020. The 1776 Commission The 1776 Commission was a counter to the 1619 project. It was an eighteen-member commission. It did not include ..

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Barack Obama publishes book “A Promised Land”

On November 17, 2020, the former President of the United States Barack Obama published a memoir called “A Promised Land”. It is the first of the two volumes that Obama had written during his tenure as President of United States which is between 2009 and 2017. Highlights The book concludes with the killing of Osama ..

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Why US disagrees to grant Statehood to Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.?

The United States territory of Puerto Rico for the third time in ten years has voted in favour of statehood. It demands to be treated at par with the other 50 states of USA. On November 3, 2020, on the same day of US elections, majority of Puerto Ricans voted in favour of a non-binding ..

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Joe Biden announces 12-member COVID-19 Task Force under Vivek Murthy

On November 8, 2020, the US President Joe Biden announced a 12-member Task Force to deal with COVID-19 in the United States of America. Key Highlights The task force is to be headed by a former General Surgeon Vivek Murthy and other officials from Food and Drug Administration and universities. It also included former Obama ..

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