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US News 2010: Are you a real newshound? Take our quiz.

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The end of 2010 is here, a year remembered for the WikiLeaks drama, GOP and tea party gains in the midterm elections, and BP’s Gulf oil spill marking the worst environmental disaster in US history. But also Christine O’Donnell’s “I am not a witch,” campaign ad, Apple’s releasing of the iPad, and entertainment stars rallying on Washington’s National Mall. So, what else happened in 2010? Test your memory for those less obvious news stories.

- Staff

1. Joe Stack, a software engineer, deliberately flew a small plane into an Austin, Texas, office building on Feb. 18, apparently to make an antigovernment statement. Which US agency was his particular target?

IRS employees worked in the building Stack targeted, and a letter he wrote before departing on his deadly mission laid out his financial decline, efforts to change the US tax code, and antipathy toward the IRS.

IRS employees worked in the building Stack targeted, and a letter he wrote before departing on his deadly mission laid out his financial decline, efforts to change the US tax code, and antipathy toward the IRS.

IRS employees worked in the building Stack targeted, and a letter he wrote before departing on his deadly mission laid out his financial decline, efforts to change the US tax code, and antipathy toward the IRS.

IRS employees worked in the building Stack targeted, and a letter he wrote before departing on his deadly mission laid out his financial decline, efforts to change the US tax code, and antipathy toward the IRS.

IRS (Internal Revenue Service)

 

ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

 

FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

 

ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives)

 
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