By Alexandra Meeks and Ivory Sherman
Which wildly popular show was recently green lit for a new season? Netflix announced the hit South Korean show “Squid Game“ is officially coming back for a second season.
To help reduce cable clutter and waste, which continent will soon require Apple and other smartphone makers to support a single common charging standard for all mobile devices? European regulators announced a plan this week that will eliminate the infuriating number of charging cables needed for various devices. Under the legislation, virtually all of your everyday devices that are rechargeable via a wired cable — phones, tablets, e-readers, earbuds, cameras, portable speakers, etc — will have to be equipped with a port known as USB-C.
A bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement on gun safety legislation this week, but a few major reforms were not included in the proposed deal. Which measure did lawmakers leave out? The agreement does not include a federal ban on military-style assault weapons, a measure that Democrats have been pushing for in recent years in the wake of numerous mass shootings that have involved such weapons.
Police arrested 31 men this week believed to be affiliated with the White nationalist group Patriot Front who allegedly planned to riot at an LGBTQ Pride event. Where was the event? A group of White nationalists dressed like a “little army” was arrested in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. All 31 men were charged with conspiracy to riot.
Broadway’s biggest stars were recognized this week at which prestigious awards show? The 75th annual Tony Awards, which honor the best Broadway
The average score for this week’s news quiz is 7.9. Think you can do better?
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