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    19 Things That Have Somehow Already Happened In The First Week Of 2021

    What a year.

    Well, the first week of 2021 is over.


    If you've also lost track of linear time, here's a list of some of the biggest news stories that have already happened:

    1. Trump-supporting domestic terrorists attempted to stage a coup at the US Capitol.

    Rioter walking with a stolen podium inside the Capitol
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    2. Near the Capitol, pipe bombs were reportedly found at the RNC headquarters — and a suspicious package arrived at the DNC headquarters.

    Rioters on the steps of the Capitol waving U.S. flags
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    3. Facebook and Instagram banned Donald Trump for at least two weeks.

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
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    4. Twitter suspended Donald Trump and also threatened to permanently ban him.

    As a result of the unprecedented and ongoing violent situation in Washington, D.C., we have required the removal of three @realDonaldTrump Tweets that were posted earlier today for repeated and severe violations of our Civic Integrity policy.

    5. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock won their Georgia Senate races, meaning that Democrats will now narrowly control the Senate.

    Jon Ossof and Raphael Warnock arm-bumping in greeting at a campaign event
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    6. Biden's win was certified by Congress, meaning that he won the election...again.

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    7. Elon Musk passed Jeff Bezos to become the richest man in the world.

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    8. Mexico offered asylum to Julian Assange after a UK judge rejected the US’s request to extradite him.

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    9. Twitter was dominated by "Bean Dad" John Roderick, after a thread where he documented trying to get his daughter to open a can of beans for six hours went viral.

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    10. Kim and Kanye's marriage is reportedly over.

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    Kim would go on to file for divorce in Feb. 2021.

    11. News of Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde reportedly dating broke.

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    And they're still going strong, even sparking engagement rumors.

    12. It was revealed that Zoë Kravitz filed for divorce from Karl Glusman.

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    As of April 2022, she's dating Channing Tatum.

    13. Dr. Dre was hospitalized after reportedly suffering a brain aneurysm.

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    14. Bond girl Tanya Roberts died. Her death was prematurely announced by her publicist while she was still alive.

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    15. Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical raised over $1 million.

    You did it! You raised over $1 million to benefit @TheActorsFund! But we aren’t done yet. Tickets are still on sale all weekend long on @TodayTix.

    16. Alexander Wang responded to accusations of sexual assault.

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    17. The UK had more new COVID-19 cases per capita than any other country in the world and announced another lockdown.

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    18. A Wisconsin pharmacist allegedly tried to destroy COVID-19 vaccines after he falsely believed they were unsafe.

    A person receiving a shot
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    19. Oh yeah, and Trump might be getting impeached.

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    Happy New Year!