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Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?

Obama scored a big healthcare victory, Taylor Swift made a music streaming compromise, and eight teams advanced to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories in new BuzzFeed News app and the BuzzFeed News newsletter this week.

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    Taylor Swift announced she would finally make her album “1989” available to stream. Which service will it be on?
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    Taylor Swift announced she would finally make her album “1989” available to stream. Which service will it be on?

    Spotify
    Google Play Music
    Pandora
    Apple Music
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Apple Music

    Soon after singlehandedly taking on Apple’s new streaming policies and winning, Taylor Swift has announced that her latest album will be available on the about-to-debut Apple Music.

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    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal entered the 2016 U.S. presidential race this week. How many Republicans have officially announced they’re running?
    Gerald Herbert / AP

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal entered the 2016 U.S. presidential race this week. How many Republicans have officially announced they’re running?

    4
    8
    13
    19
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's 13.

    Ready? The 13 Republicans are Jindal, Bush, Cruz, Paul, Rubio, Carson, Fiorina, Huckabee, Santorum, Pataki, Graham, Perry, and Trump. And there are more to come. We think this New York Times interactive comes in handy for keeping track of everyone.

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    Taxi drivers in which country went on strike this week to protest against UberPop, one of the services offered by the cab-hailing service Uber?
    AP

    Taxi drivers in which country went on strike this week to protest against UberPop, one of the services offered by the cab-hailing service Uber?

    France
    Germany
    China
    Spain
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    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling this week that allowed the Affordable Care Act to remain intact. What part of the law was being challenged?
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    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling this week that allowed the Affordable Care Act to remain intact. What part of the law was being challenged?

    Whether taxpayer money can be used to cover abortions
    Whether subsidies were available under federal exchanges
    Whether the government can mandate individuals to get insurance
    Whether employers can deny coverage of birth control for religious reasons
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s whether subsidies were available under federal exchanges

    After the health care law passed, some states did not set up their own marketplaces for people to buy insurance, and the federal government stepped in to fill the gap. The challengers claimed that the subsidies available under the law aren't available to those who buy insurance on the federal exchange, because the law said the subsidies are available only to those bought insurance on “an Exchange established by the State.” If the justices had agreed with the challengers, many believed the decreased participation in the program by those not given subsidies in the federal marketplaces could have effectively killed the whole law.

    It’s whether subsidies were available under federal exchanges
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    Pakistan faced a brutal heatwave this week, with temperatures reaching up to 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45 degrees Celsius), and left at least 1,000 people dead. This province, which includes the country's biggest city Karachi, was hit hardest. Which province was it?
    Shakil Adil / AP

    Pakistan faced a brutal heatwave this week, with temperatures reaching up to 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45 degrees Celsius), and left at least 1,000 people dead. This province, which includes the country's biggest city Karachi, was hit hardest. Which province was it?

    Balochistan
    Punjab
    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
    Sindh
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s the Sindh province

    Temperatures fell below 100 on Thursday, but the situation in Karachi remains extremely serious. The heatwave has exposed Karachi’s poor infrastructure, as the city of 20 million continues to suffer from severe electricity cuts that leave many without ceiling fans or water.

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    What is the name of the hacking group that took credit for an attack on Al Hayat, a pro-Saudi newspaper, earlier this year?
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    What is the name of the hacking group that took credit for an attack on Al Hayat, a pro-Saudi newspaper, earlier this year?

    Yemen Cyber Army
    Anonymous
    The Syrian Electronic Army
    Lizard Squad
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s the Yemen Cyber Army

    Earlier this year, the group said it hacked Al Hayat’s front page and replaced it to threaten Saudi Arabia against getting involved in Yemen’s growing civil unrest.

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    Which nation is NOT still alive in the Women’s World Cup?

    Which nation is NOT still alive in the Women’s World Cup?

    China
    Brazil
    Germany
    USA
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Brazil

    The quarterfinals are today and tomorrow. The eight teams still alive are China, USA, Germany, France, Australia, Japan, Canada, and England. Here’s the bracket.

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    The Stonewall Inn, an iconic bar where riots took place in 1969 that helped spark the LGBT rights movement, was given landmark status this week. What city is the bar in?
    Richard Drew / AP

    The Stonewall Inn, an iconic bar where riots took place in 1969 that helped spark the LGBT rights movement, was given landmark status this week. What city is the bar in?

    New York
    San Francisco
    Los Angeles
    Philadelphia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's New York

    The landmark designation is the first time an NYC site has gotten landmark protection because of its significance to LGBT history.

    It's New York
    Joseph Frederick / AP
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    Greece is currently in tense negotiations with its creditors to reach a deal by June 30, the deadline for the country to repay its loan to the International Monetary Fund. How much money does Greece need to repay the IMF?
    AP

    Greece is currently in tense negotiations with its creditors to reach a deal by June 30, the deadline for the country to repay its loan to the International Monetary Fund. How much money does Greece need to repay the IMF?

    $1.1 million
    $18 million
    $1.8 billion
    $11 billion
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s $1.8 billion

    If Greece fails to make the payment, it risks defaulting and possibly leaving the eurozone, the European Union’s monetary union of 19 countries using the euro.

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