YEAR IN REVIEW: A look back at top news stories from 2021

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As we enter into the final 24 hours of 2021 let's take a look back at some of the biggest stories from the past 365 days.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic caused some anxiety in the stock market but after all was said and done, Wall Street saw another strong year in 2021.

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The pandemic disrupted the supply chain just as things started to reopen and get back on track.

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Race relations stayed at the forefront of the news after a year of protests and rallies around the globe in 2020. Two of the highest-profile trials, the murder of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbury, both ended in convictions.

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The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan was marred by chaos and led to an uncertain next chapter for the country.

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In sports 2021 was dominated by some of the greatest to have played their respective sports, proving that sometimes age is only a number.

At the age of 50 Phil Mickelson became golf's oldest major champion and 43-year-old Tom Brady was once again a Super Bowl champion.

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