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Sanders, Bernie

(Encyclopedia) Sanders, Bernie (Bernard Sanders), 1941–, American politician, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. The son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, he spent a year at Brooklyn College and graduated from the…

Palin, Sarah Heath

(Encyclopedia) Palin, Sarah Heath p´ln, 1964–, U.S. politician, b. Sandpoint, Idaho, as Sarah Louise Heath, grad. Univ. of Idaho (B.S. 1987). Her family moved to Alaska not long after she was born…

Jill Biden

Name at birth: Jill Tracy JacobsDr. Jill Biden is an educator and the wife of U.S. President Joe Biden. Jill Jacobs was still a student at the University of Delaware when she met Joe Biden in 1975;…

August 2022 Current Events: US News

World News | Disaster News | Science & Technology News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the US news events you…

Joseph Biden

Joseph Biden is the 46th president of the United States. He also served as vice president of the United States from 2009-2017, under President Barack Obama, and as a U.S. senator from Delaware from…

Donald Trump

Donald Trump was the 45th president of the United States, and the only U.S. president to be impeached twice. He succeeded President Barack Obama on January 20, 2017, served one term, and was…

June 2020 Current Events: US News

Top of Page Science and Technology News | Disaster News | World News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world…

November 2020 Current Events: US News

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McCain, John Sidney, 3d

(Encyclopedia) McCain, John Sidney, 3d, 1936–2018, U.S. politician, b. Panama Canal Zone. A much decorated navy veteran, he was born into a career naval family and attended the U.S. Naval Academy,…

August 2020 Current Events: US News

Top of Page Science and Technology News | World News | Disaster News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world…