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James Mattis Fast Facts

James Mattis Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the life of retired Marine General James “Jim” Mattis. Personal:Birth date: September 8, 1950Birth place: Pullman, WashingtonName: James “Jim” N. Mattis Father:

Michelle Obama Fast Facts

Michelle Obama Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the life of Michelle Obama, wife of 44th US President Barack Obama.Personal:Birth date: January 17, 1964Birth place: Chicago, Illinois Birth name: Michelle LaVaughn

Slain Orlando police officer’s car vandalized

Slain Orlando police officer’s car vandalized

(CNN) – Just one day after her alleged killer appeared in court, Lt. Debra Clayton’s squad car was defaced as it sat outside Orlando Police Department headquarters in memoriam. Orlando police offi

Loretta Lynch Fast Facts

Loretta Lynch Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch.Personal:Birth date: May 21, 1959 Birth place: Greensboro, North CarolinaBirth name: Loretta Elizabeth Lynch

Barry Diller Fast Facts

Barry Diller Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the life of media mogul Barry Diller. Personal:Birth date: February 2, 1942 Birth place: San Francisco, California Birth name: Barry Charles DillerFather: Michae

URGENT – ‘El Chapo’ Guzman pleads not guilty

URGENT – ‘El Chapo’ Guzman pleads not guilty

(CNN) — Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman entered a plea of not guilty through his attorney at arraignment Friday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York. Guzman, who was extradited to the US fro

Barbara Bush Fast Facts

Barbara Bush Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of Barbara Bush, wife of President George H. W. Bush and mother of President George W. Bush.Personal:Birth date: June 8, 1925Birth place: New York, New York

URGENT – ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Extradition

URGENT – ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Extradition

(CNN) — Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will face a sweeping 17-count indictment in the United States, including the operation of a continuing criminal enterprise from 1989 to 2014, corruption

Space Shuttle Columbia Fast Facts

Space Shuttle Columbia Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the Space Shuttle Columbia. On February 1, 2003, the Columbia breaks up upon re-entry during mission STS-107, killing all seven crew members. It was the second loss of a shut

Hank Aaron Fast Facts

Hank Aaron Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of Baseball Hall of Fame player Hank Aaron.Personal:Birth date: February 5, 1934Birth place: Mobile, AlabamaBirth name: Henry Louis AaronFather: Herber

Space Shuttle Challenger Fast Facts

Space Shuttle Challenger Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at what you need to know about the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.Facts:Seven crew members died in the explosion, including Christa McAuliffe, who would have been th

‘El Chapo’ Guzman turned over to US

‘El Chapo’ Guzman turned over to US

(CNN) – Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the United States, according to a statement by the Mexican Foreign Ministry.Mexican authorities had planned to turn Guzma

Dakota Access Pipeline: The fight isn’t over

Dakota Access Pipeline: The fight isn’t over

(CNN) – The last time most of us heard about the Dakota Access Pipeline, protesters in the subfreezing December cold were cheering the US Army’s decision to temporarily prohibit its construction unde