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    ABC/Craig Sjodin Pieper James Pieper James is a contestant vying for Matt James’ heart on The Bachelor. She is on his history-making season as the franchise’s first Black Bachelor. She along with her fellow contestants and the crew had to quarantine at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort to film this season following in the...
    ABC/Craig Sjodin Chelsea Vaughn Chelsea Vaughn is a contestant vying for Matt James’ heart on season 25 of The Bachelor. While the New York-based model has not gotten a lot of screen time thus far this season, that is all expected to change during tonight’s episode. This season of The Bachelor was filmed...
    Getty Tamlyn Tomita is all smiles while speaking at the PBS segment of the 2020 Winter TCA Press Tour. Kumiko is a fictional character first introduced in The Karate Kid Part II. She is portrayed by Tamlyn Tomita, a Japanese American actress who was born in Okinawa in 1966. Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio)...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City.PersonalBirth date: May 28, 1944 Birth place: Brooklyn, New York Birth name: Rudolph William Louis GiulianiRead MoreFather: Harold Giuliani, a tavern ownerMother: Helen (D'Avanzo) Giuliani, a secretaryMarriages: Judith "Judi" Nathan (May 24, 2003-2019, divorced); Donna Hanover (April 15, 1984-July 10,...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average. FactsThe Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock index comprised of 30 "blue-chip" US stocks. It is meant to be a way to measure the strength or weakness of the entire US stock market. The Dow began in 1896 with 12 industrial stocks.Dow Jones & Co...
    (CNN)Here is a look at LGBTQ milestones in the United States. LGBTQ is an acronym meaning lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning. The term sometimes is extended to LGBTQIA, to include intersex and asexual groups. Queer is an umbrella term for non-straight people; intersex refers to those whose sex is not clearly defined...
    ABC Michelle Young. Michelle Young will be joining the cast of The Bachelor on Monday night. Young is one of five women who are late additions to Matt James‘ season. Young and James seem to hit it off right away, and she will undoubtedly be one to watch this season. “I’ve potentially found...
    (CNN)Here's a look at Liberia, a West African nation, which borders the North Atlantic Ocean and lies between Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivoire.About Liberia(from the CIA World Factbook)Area: 111,369 square kilometers, a little larger than Tennessee Population: 5,214,030 (2021 est.)Median age: 18 yearsRead MoreCapital: Monrovia (named for US President James Monroe)Ethnic Groups: Kpelle 20.3%, Bassa...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the country of Iraq which borders Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.About Iraq(from the CIA World Factbook)Area: 438,317 sq km Population: 39,650,145 (2021 est.)Median age: 21.2 years (2020 est.)Read MoreCapital: Baghdad Ethnic Groups: Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20% or other 5% (1987 est.)Religion: Muslim (official) 95%-98% (Shia...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington and former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.PersonalBirth date: February 9, 1951 Birth place: Seattle, Washington Birth name: Jay Robert Inslee Read MoreFather: Frank Inslee, biology teacher, coach and athletic director Mother: Adele (Brown) Inslee, store clerk Marriage: Trudi (Tindall) Inslee (August 27,...
    Getty Kenya Moore in 2019 During the past few years, Kenya Moore has made a splash on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. As she has said herself, “People get exhausted trying to figure me out. And I just let them.” So, how much money does Kenya Moore have? According to Celebrity Net Worth,...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome "Jay" Powell.PersonalBirth date: February 4, 1953 Birth place: Washington, DCBirth name: Jerome Hayden PowellRead MoreFather: Jerome Powell, attorneyMother: Patricia (Hayden) Powell, mathematicianMarriage: Elissa (Leonard) Powell (1985-present)Children: Samuel; Lucy; SusieEducation: Princeton University, A.B. in Politics, 1975; Georgetown University, J.D., 1979Other FactsWas editor-in-chief of the...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Oprah Winfrey, who hosted the award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show."PersonalBirth date: January 29, 1954 Birth place: Kosciusko, MississippiBirth name: Oprah Gail WinfreyRead MoreFather: Vernon Winfrey, a barberMother: Vernita Lee, a maid (parents never married) Education: Tennessee State University, B.A., Speech and Performing Arts, 1976Other FactsAt age...
    (CNN)Iran is a republic in Asia, sharing a border with seven countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Iraq, Turkey and Turkmenistan. It has been officially known as the Islamic Republic of Iran since the overthrow of the Shah in 1979. About Iran(from the CIA World Factbook)Area: 1,648,195 sq km, slightly smaller than Alaska Population: 85,888,910 (July...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Chuck Schumer, the US Senate majority leader and Democratic senator from New York.PersonalBirth date: November 23, 1950 Birth place: Brooklyn, New YorkBirth name: Charles Ellis SchumerRead MoreFather: Abe Schumer, exterminatorMother: Selma (Rosen) SchumerMarriage: Iris Weinshall (1980-present)Children: Jessica, Alison Education: Harvard University, A.B., 1971; Harvard Law School, J.D., 1974Religion:...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Emmy award-winning news anchor Tom Brokaw.PersonalBirth date: February 6, 1940 Birth place: Webster, South DakotaBirth name: Thomas John BrokawRead MoreFather: Anthony Orville "Red" Brokaw, construction foremanMother: Eugenia "Jean" (Conley) Brokaw, post office clerkMarriage: Meredith (Auld) Brokaw (August 17, 1962-present)Children: Sarah, 1970; Andrea, 1968; Jennifer, 1966Education: Attended University of...
    (CNN)Here's a look at Haiti. Haiti makes up the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. The eastern two-thirds of the island is the Dominican Republic.About Haiti(from the CIA World Factbook)Area: 27,750 sq km (slightly smaller than Maryland) Population: 11,198,240 (July 2021 est.)Median age: 24.1 yearsRead MoreCapital: Port-au-Prince Ethnic Groups: Black...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky.PersonalBirth date: February 20, 1942 Birth place: Colbert County, AlabamaBirth name: Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr.Read MoreFather: Addison Mitchell McConnellMother: Julia (Shockley) McConnellMarriages: Elaine Chao (1993-present); Sherrill Redmon (1968-1980, divorced) Children: with Sherrill Redmon: Porter; Claire; EleanorEducation: University of Louisville,...
    Getty Images Shawn & Larry King. Larry King, the award-winning TV and radio host, died Saturday morning, January 23, at the age of 87, per his Twitter account. King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his account tweeted. No cause of death was given, but King had been hospitalized for more...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of talk-show host Larry King, who has conducted more than 30,000 interviews, including sitting presidents from Gerald Ford to Barack Obama.PersonalBirth date: November 19, 1933 Birth place: Brooklyn, New York Birth name: Lawrence Harvey Zeiger Read MoreFather: Edward Zeiger, a restaurant ownerMother: Jennie (Gitlitz) Zeiger Marriages: Shawn Southwick...
    Getty Images Larry King. Icon Larry King has died at age 87, leaving behind an estranged wife and three kids. King’s death was announced on his official Twitter page, with a statement that read, “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King, who passed away...
    ABC Entrepreneurs Nick Hamburger and Zack Schreier took their egg white snack product, Quevos, to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if they could score a deal from one of the investors. According to the episode synopsis, the entrepreneurs “pitch their ‘egg-citing’ take on a traditional snack food.” They were able to...
    ABC Husband and wife entrepreneurial duo Paul and Maddie Voge took their product, Aura Bora drinks, to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if they could get a deal from one of the investors. According to the episode synopsis, the couple “presents their beverage line made from real herbs, fruits and flowers.” They...
    ABC Entrepreneur Alina Kravchenko took her patented baby ointment applicator product, SwipenSnap, to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if one of the investors wanted a part in the company. According to the episode synopsis, Kravchenko “works her magic to make taking care of newborns a little easier with her patented design.”...
    ABC Entrepreneurs Ross Smith and Kweku Larbi took their product, Brumachen, to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if they could score a deal from one of the investors on the show. The entrepreneurs were able to pitch their product to Sharks Kevin O’Leary, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Mark Cuban and guest Shark...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Baseball Hall of Fame player Hank Aaron.PersonalBirth date: February 5, 1934 Birth place: Mobile, AlabamaBirth name: Henry Louis AaronRead MoreFather: Herbert AaronMother: Estella (Pritchett) AaronMarriages: Billye Williams (1973-present); Barbara Lucas (1953-1971, divorced)Children: with Billye Williams: adopted her daughter, Ceci; with Barbara Lucas: Dorinda, twins Lary and Gary...
    Cindy Ord/Getty Images Dale Moss at the e1972 fashion show. Eleonora Srugo is the woman at the center of Dale Moss’ cheating accusations. Just days after the former football player confirmed his split from Clare Crawley, E! News renewed accusations first raised in November that he was cheating on the former Bachelorette. According...
    NBCUMV Austen Kroll has a new feud this season, and it's not with Shep Rose. Austen Kroll joined the cast of Southern Charm during season 4 in 2017. Since joining the cast, Kroll has become a significant member of the cast, forming strong friendships with Craig Conover, Shep Rose, Whitney Sudler-Smith, and John...
    Getty Craig Conover in 2019 If you’ve watched Southern Charm from the beginning, then you definitely know Craig Conover, who has made a splash on the show since the first season. Over the past few years, Conover has shown us a glimpse into his exciting life living in Charleston, South Carolina. So, where...
    (CNN)Here's a look at Egypt, the most populous country in the Arab world. Egypt is located in North Africa and is bisected by the Nile River. It shares a border with Israel, Sudan and Libya. It also borders the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. About Egypt(from the CIA World Fact Book)Area: 1,001,450 sq km (about...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Mike Pompeo, former US secretary of state and CIA director.PersonalBirth date: December 30, 1963Birth place: Orange, CaliforniaBirth name: Michael Richard PompeoRead MoreFather: Wayne Pompeo, machinistMother: Dorothy (Mercer) PompeoMarriages: Susan (Mostrous) Pompeo (date unavailable publicly-present); Leslie (Libert) Pompeo (1986-1997, divorced)Children: with Susan Pompeo: NicholasEducation: United States Military Academy, West...
    (CNN)Here's a look at space accidents that have affected astronauts or other staff related to spaceflight. Accidents that involved unmanned spacecraft are not included.TimelineOctober 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatalities occur when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofan I. Nedelin, the...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of professional soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.PersonalBirth date: February 5, 1985Birth place: Funchal, PortugalBirth name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos AveiroRead MoreFather: Jose Dinis Aveiro, a gardenerMother: Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cookChildren: with Georgina Rodriguez: Alana, 2017; with mother's name unavailable publicly: Eva and Mateo (twins), 2017; with mother's...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Melania Trump, wife of US President Donald Trump.PersonalBirth date: April 26, 1970Birth place: Novo Mesto, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)Birth name: Melanija KnavsRead MoreFather: Viktor KnavsMother: Amalija (Ulcnik) KnavsMarriage: Donald Trump (January 22, 2005-present) Children: BarronEducation: University of Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)Other FactsChanged the spelling of her name from...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Mike Pence, the 48th vice president of the United States.PersonalBirth date: June 7, 1959Birth place: Columbus, IndianaBirth name: Michael Richard PenceRead MoreFather: Edward Pence, gas station ownerMother: Nancy Pence-FritschMarriage: Karen Pence (1985-present) Children: Michael, Charlotte and AudreyEducation: Hanover College (Indiana), B.A., 1981; Indiana University School of Law, J.D.,...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Jill Biden, wife of 46th US President Joe Biden.PersonalBirth date: June 3, 1951 Birth place: Hammonton, New JerseyBirth name: Jill Tracy Jacobs Read MoreFather: Donald Jacobs, banker Mother: Bonny Jean (Godfrey) JacobsMarriages: Joe Biden (June 17, 1977-present); Bill Stevenson (1970-1975, divorced)Children: with Joe Biden: AshleyEducation: University of...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Michelle Obama, wife of 44th US President Barack Obama.PersonalBirth date: January 17, 1964Birth place: Chicago, Illinois Birth name: Michelle LaVaughn RobinsonRead MoreFather: Fraser Robinson, water filtration worker Mother: Marian (Shields) RobinsonMarriage: Barack Obama (October 3, 1992-present)Children: Sasha, MaliaEducation: Princeton University, B.A., 1985; Harvard University, J.D., 1988Religion: ChristianOther FactsGraduated...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Vice President Kamala Harris.PersonalBirth date: October 20, 1964 Birth place: Oakland, California Birth name: Kamala Devi HarrisRead MoreFather: Donald Harris, an economics professorMother: Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a physician Marriage: Douglas Emhoff (2014-present) Education: Howard University, B.A. political science and economics, 1986; University of California, Hastings College of...
    Getty Catherine "Jean" Finnegan Biden, Joe Biden's mother, passed away in 2010. Catherine Eugenia “Jean” Finnegan Biden was the matriarch of the Biden family until her death in 2010 at age 92. She regularly appeared alongside her son, President-elect Joe Biden, throughout his political career and was onstage with him the night he...
    Biden Campaign Joe Biden and his father, Joseph Biden Sr. Joseph Robinette Biden Sr. taught his son an important lesson that President-elect Joe Biden regularly references in his speeches: “Champ, when you get knocked down, get up.” The elder Biden worked in car sales and real estate and, according to his obituary,...
    Lifetime/Kinetic Content Get to know some fun facts about "Married at First Sight" Season 12 stars Haley and Jacob. Married at First Sight Season 12 has just begun, giving viewers the opportunity to get to know five new couples. During an exclusive interview with Heavy, Haley and Jacob opened up so fans could...
    Getty Joe Biden and wife Dr. Jill Biden. Dr. Jill Biden is stepping back onto the international stage as the First Lady of the United States. She has been married to President-elect Joe Biden for more than 40 years and has learned to navigate life in the spotlight. During her husband’s first...
    (CNN)Here's a look at crude oil reserves and production around the world. FactsCrude oil is a form of liquid petroleum, extracted from rock formations and used for fuel and other purposes. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) produce about 39% of the world's crude oil, and possess almost 79.4% of the...
    Lifetime "Married at First Sight" Season 12 stars Vincent and Briana shared a little bit about themselves during an exclusive interview with Heavy. Married at First Sight viewers are just getting acquainted with the new couples of Season 12, which includes Vincent and Briana. Both individuals are looking for their soulmate and hoping...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Nicolas Sarkozy, former president of France.PersonalBirth date: January 28, 1955Birth place: Paris, FranceBirth name: Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarkozy de Nagy-BocsaRead MoreFather: Pal Sarkozy de Nagy BocsaMother: Andrée (Mallah) Sarkozy de Nagy BocsaMarriages: Carla Bruni (2008-present); Cécilia Ciganer-Albeniz (1996-2007, divorced); Marie-Dominique Culioli (1982-1996, divorced)Children: with Carla Bruni: Giulia; with...
    (CNN)Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.FactsSeven crew members died in the explosion, including Christa McAuliffe, who would have been the first teacher in space.The explosion was a result of a rocket booster failure which ignited the fuel tank.Some of the objectives of Mission STS-51L included...
    (CNN)Here's a look at Groundhog Day, an American tradition that is meant to predict when spring will arrive. February 2, 2020 - Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow, predicting an early spring. February 2, 2019 - Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow, predicting an early spring. FactsThe groundhog wakes up from hibernation on...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Dick Cheney, the 46th vice president of the United States. PersonalBirth date: January 30, 1941 Birth place: Lincoln, NebraskaBirth name: Richard Bruce CheneyRead MoreFather: Richard Herbert Cheney, worked for the Department of AgricultureMother: Marjorie Lorraine (Dickey) CheneyMarriage: Lynne Ann (Vincent) Cheney (August 29,1964-present)Children: Mary and Elizabeth Education: Attended...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the social media network, Facebook. FactsFacebook had 2.74 billion monthly active users around the world, as of September 30, 2020.It is blocked in North Korea and China. There were 56,653 full-time employees at Facebook, as of September 30, 2020. Read MoreFacebook introduced words such as "friending" to the lexicon. TimelineFebruary 4,...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Ronald Reagan, 40th president of the United States.PersonalBirth date: February 6, 1911Death date: June 5, 2004Birth place: Tampico, IllinoisRead MoreBirth name: Ronald Wilson ReaganFather: John Edward Reagan, shoe salesmanMother: Nelle (Wilson) ReaganMarriages: Nancy (Davis) Reagan (March 4, 1952-June 5, 2004, his death); Jane Wyman (January 26, 1940-June 28...