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Barbara Bush, Wife and Mother of Presidents, Dead at 92

Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died at age 92. While no cause of death was announced, The Washington Post reports that she had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; a spokesman …..

Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen Biographies: New!

Our biographies of Stormy Daniels and of Michael Cohen are now live on Who2. Their connection is bizarre, seedy and deservedly huge news. Stormy Daniels is the adult film actress who …..

See Who2’s Founders on TV Today

Who2 editors and co-founders Paul Hehn (left) and Ryan ‘Fritz’ Holznagel (right) will be on the TV game show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE on Tuesday, April 17th. Fritz …..

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Stephen Hawking is Dead at 76

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking died Wednesday morning at his home in Cambridge, England. No cause of death was released, but his three children released a statement: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved …..

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‘Josef Pwag’ is My New Favorite Screen Name

Meet Josef Pwag — the top secret phony-passport pseudonym of Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Josef Pwag, really? So says Reuters, reporting that Kim and his father, Kim Jong-il, had the fake passports …..

People Magazine cover with a photo of Tonya Harding skating and the headline "TONYA'S WORLD." (Also a small photo of Oprah on her 40th birthday!)

Tonya Harding Was Guilty

Was Tonya Harding innocent?  Was she just the victim of a terrible boyfriend and his nutty henchmen, as the movie I, Tonya suggests? Norm Frink, who prosecuted the case in 1994, …..

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Anne Frank May Not Have Been Betrayed After All

For years the question has been: Who betrayed Anne Frank? Nobody has ever known for sure how the Frank family was discovered in their upstairs hideaway in Amsterdam in August of …..

Barack Obama looks thoughtful as he sits in front of a riot of green leaves.

The Obama Official Portraits: One Strange, One Wonderful

The new portraits of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were unveiled today at the National Gallery. Here they are:   Barack Obama’s portrait is by Kehinde Wiley, and …..

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Groundhog Prediction 2018: Six More Weeks of Winter

Punxsutawney Phil, that Greta Garbo-like recluse, has made his prediction for 2018. The news is bad: Punxsutawney Phil appeared just long enough to see his shadow, and that means six …..

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Is Roger Federer the Most Graceful Athlete of Our Time?

He’s not letting go 🏆@rogerfederer #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/GzuMKotSmi — #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 28, 2018 Could Roger Federer the most graceful and gracious athlete of our time? Of all time? Today he claimed his astounding …..

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50 Cent is a Bitcoin Multi-Millionaire

Forget the Winklevoss twins and their bitcoin billions — 50 Cent has a better bitcoin story. Via The Guardian: So what’s the big deal? You see, 50 Cent isn’t just …..

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Vision of Love Still Matters

[Editor’s note: The following guest post was originally published by our friends at The Conversation.] By Joshua F.J. Inwood, Penn State University 2017 was a year of increased conflict in the United …..

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John Young is the First Big Death of 2018

John Young, the “astronaut’s astronaut” who flew on six different NASA missions over 18 years, has died at age 87. Complications from pneumonia was the cause of death. With apologies to …..

Sue Grafton is the Last Big Death of 2017

Now we’ll never know what “Z” is for. Mystery author Sue Grafton has died of cancer at age 77. Her long-running “alphabet” series of mysteries began with A Is for …..

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The Five Biggest Deaths of 2017

Who was the most significant death of 2017? The year is drawing to a close, and so far 29 people have died who were famous enough to have biographies in Who2. …..

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How Old is Michael Flynn? Nobody Knows for Sure

Lt. General Michael Flynn celebrates his 59th birthday sometime this month. The trick is, nobody seems to know when. Oh, presumably his mother knows. But we looked pretty hard for the exact …..

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Meghan Markle Biography – New!

Our new Meghan Markle biography is now live — in anticipation of her (maybe) marrying Britain’s Prince Harry. [ November 27 update: They’re officially engaged. ] Meghan Markle has already worn …..

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David Cassidy Sings ‘I Think I Love You’

David Cassidy has died at age 67, and if you’re not old enough to weep nostalgic tears at news of his passing, you may instead be saying “Who is David …..

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