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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.

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    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. https://t.co/k6OkjNG3bM

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

    Vivien Killilea / Stringer / Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

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

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    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. https://t.co/3YxozrE7Hd

    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!

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