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From left, clockwise: The President of USA, Barack Obama and his national security team oversee the Operation Neptune Spear, led by members from SEAL Team Six who killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan in 2011; Egyptians celebrated the Hosni Mubarak resignation during the Arab Spring; Volunteer lifeguards from Proactiva Open Arms help Syrian and Iraqi refugees during 2015 migrant crisis; the Higgs Boson is detected by the Large Hadron Collider and later confirmed in 2013; increasing use of digital and mobile technologies; ISIS/ISIL perpetrates terrorist attacks and captures territory in Syria and Iraq.
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The 2010s (pronounced "twenty-tens", "two thousand (and) tens", or simply "the Tens" or "Teens"), was the decade that began on January 1, 2010 and ended on December 31, 2019.

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  • The baby-boomer generation, which is a phrase that refers to many people who were born after World War II in 1945, will be at least 65 years old, which will result in many people retiring (stop working due to old age). Many people will think this may make the government have less money than it should due to government services retired people use, such as Medicare and Social Security.

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  1. Mallapaty, Smriti (2021-02-26). "Where did COVID come from? Five mysteries that remain". Nature. 591 (7849): 188–189. doi:10.1038/d41586-021-00502-4.