Ben Bernanke Fast Facts

Here’s a look at the life of former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Birth date: December 13, 1953 Birth place: Augusta, Georgia Birth name: Ben Shalom Bernanke Father: Philip Bernanke, a pharmacist Mother: Edna (Friedman) Bernanke, a substitute teacher Marriage: Anna (Friedmann) Bernanke (1978-present) Children: Alyssa, June 21, 1986; Joel, December 5, 1982 Education: Harvard […]

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Bill Cosby Fast Facts

CNN  —  Here’s a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby. Birth date: July 12, 1937 Birth place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Birth name: William Henry Cosby Jr. Father: William Henry Sr., US Navy mess steward Mother: Anna (Hite) Cosby Marriage: Camille (Hanks) Cosby (January 25, 1964-present) Children: Evin, 1976; Ensa, 1973-2018; Ennis, 1969-1997; […]

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November 23, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

Families and friends of hostages held in Gaza call for Netanyahu to bring them home during a demonstration in Tel Aviv on November 21. Ariel Schalit/AP In the first release of Hamas’ hostages held in Gaza, scheduled for Friday afternoon local time, 13 women and children will be freed, according to a spokesperson for Qatar’s […]

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