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  1. 4 days ago · Washington (/ ˈ w ɒ ʃ ɪ ŋ t ə n / ()), officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States.Named for George Washington—the first U.S. president—the state was formed from the western part of the Washington Territory, which was ceded by the British Empire in 1846, in accordance with the Oregon Treaty in the settlement of the ...

    • 71,362 sq mi (184,827 km²)
    • 7 Democrats, 3 Republicans (list)
  2. 4 days ago · Oprah Gail Winfrey (/ ˈ oʊ p r ə /; born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years, from 1986 to 2011.

    • 1973–present
    • Independent
  3. 6 days ago · English. Budget. $1.5 million. Box office. $49.8 million. An Inconvenient Truth is a 2006 American concert / documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim about former United States Vice President Al Gore 's campaign to educate people about global warming. The film features a slide show that, by Gore's own estimate, he has presented over 1,000 ...

  4. 4 days ago · Columbia Correctional Institution, Portage, Wisconsin. Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer ( / ˈdɑːmər /; May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or the Milwaukee Monster, was an American serial killer and sex offender who committed the murder and dismemberment of seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991.

    • July 22, 1991
    • 17
    • The Milwaukee Cannibal, The Milwaukee Monster
    • Life imprisonment (16 life terms) 941 years in prison
  5. 2 days ago · The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA / ˌ s iː. aɪ ˈ eɪ /), known informally as the Agency and historically as the Company, is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the federal government of the United States, officially tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT) and ...

    • $15 billion (as of 2013[update])
    • September 18, 1947; 74 years ago
  6. 4 days ago · George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army, Washington led the Patriot forces to victory in the American ...

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Sue_BirdSue Bird - Wikipedia

    6 days ago · For the acoustic engineer, see Sue Bird (engineer). Suzanne Brigit Bird (born October 16, 1980) is an American-Israeli professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Bird was drafted by the Storm first overall in the 2002 WNBA draft and is considered to be one of the greatest players ...