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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November 22, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

A woman holds portraits of hostages Erez Kalderon, 12, and of children of the Goldstein Almog family as protesters rally outside the UNICEF offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, on November 20. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images After the expected release of the women and children hostages held by Hamas begins, focus will turn to other groups being […]

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The three-year cruise is canceled

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN  —  They had signed up for the experience of a lifetime: three years traveling the world from the comfort of a cruise ship, at prices that […]

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Ultraprocessed foods now account for two-thirds of calories in the diets of children and teens

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN  —  Children and teens in the United States now get more than two-thirds of their calories from ultraprocessed foods, an analysis of almost two decades worth […]

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Janet Napolitano Fast Facts

CNN  —  Here’s a look at the life of the former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano. Birth date: November 29, 1957 Birth place: New York, New York Birth name: Janet Ann Napolitano Father: Leonard Michael Napolitano, anatomy professor and Dean, University of New Mexico School of Medicine Mother: Jane Marie (Winer) […]

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November 20, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

Family members of Israelis being held in Gaza gather in front of the defense ministry in Tel Aviv on November 20. Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu/Getty Images There were intense exchanges during a committee meeting in the Israeli parliament Monday as family members of some of the hostages held in Gaza clashed with National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir […]

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America travels for Thanksgiving

Travelers wheel luggage toward Spirit Airlines check-in desk at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, on November 21, in Houston. Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle/Getty Images Planes are going to be packed. Patience will be tried. Some level of aggravation is all but inevitable. Throw in a seat-kicker, a tipsy stranger and someone who’s blissfully barefoot in November and […]

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