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The NNDB Mapper is a visual tool for exploring the connections between people in NNDB, linking them together through family relations, corporate boards, movies and TV, political alliances, and shadowy conspiracy groups. Maps can be saved and shared for others to explore.

As of this writing, the major demographic breakdown in NNDB is 23462 living, 13553 dead, 30136 male and 6877 female.

Recent Deaths: 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015

What is NNDB?

NNDB is an intelligence aggregator that tracks the activities of people we have determined to be noteworthy, both living and dead. Superficially, it seems much like a "Who's Who" where a noted person's curriculum vitae is available (the usual information such as date of birth, a biography, and other essential facts.)

But it mostly exists to document the connections between people, many of which are not always obvious. A person's otherwise inexplicable behavior is often understood by examining the crowd that person has been associating with.

Most Recent Deaths: Obituaries

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And yes this is what passes for a gossip column in these parts

28-Aug-2015 · President Obama performs performs Jeffersons theme song in New Orleans ... Lawsuit claims Groupon published an unauthorized deal for 80% off at Subway ... Music critic to Sinead O'Connor: You were right, and I owe you a hamburger ... Judge orders the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency to release records on its involvement in Colombian death squad and the killing of Pablo Escobar ... Democrats express widespread bewilderment that Hillary Clinton is not treating email controversy seriously enough … Ben Carson: "We don't need a Department of Veterans Affairs" … Donald Trump says he's proud he booted Univision reporter from press conference … Rand Paul thinks Black Lives Matter organizers should change the group's name to "All Lives Matter or Innocent Lives Matter" … Former U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) endorses Jeb Bush ... Man shot by Missouri police had a severed spinal cord, leading to questions of whether such a wound would have permitted him to run a short distance, as officers have said … Court says two men wrongfully imprisoned for decades can sue the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department over withholding of evidence that could have exonerated them … U.S. Justice Department sends "blue wall of silence" specialist to assist in prosecution of Tennessee deputy who allegedly assaulted a handyman ... Amazon is making Galaxy Quest into a TV series ... Surprising no-one, it turns out those Planned Parenthood smear videos were deceptively edited ... White van with "free candy" painted in red makes California parents nervous ... San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says the homeless "are going to have to leave" as Super Bowl comes to town ... After Hurricane Katrina, the FBI ordered more cell phone trackers ... Murdered reporter's father vows to become the "John Walsh of gun control" … National Rifle Association supported gun control legislation, until a 1977 members' revolt ... Guy who had plastic surgery to look like Justin Bieber is found dead in hotel room ... Undercover video exposes the dark side of Chicken McNuggets ... Abandoned truck "full of bodies" found in eastern Austria ... Little girl's Wonder Woman lunchbox deemed "too violent" for school ... National Labor Relations Board says union organizers at franchise operations are entitled to negotiate with corporate headquarters, not just local owners ... Usain Bolt is knocked over by Segway-riding cameraman after winning race ... Reporter writes exposι of French clothing-optional resort ... Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose denies allegations he sexually assaulted ex-girlfriend ... Judge says top Dole Food execs owe shareholders $148-million for driving down company's stock price before buyout ... Kenny Rogers just dropped in to see what condition his condition was in ...

27-Aug-2015 · Mythbusters proves Walter White's boobytrap works ... Ashley Madison faked female profiles to lure men in, hacked data suggests ... Even longer versions of The Hobbit movies returning to theaters this fall, because these movies needed special extended editions ... Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is accused of drugging and gang-raping ex-girlfriend ... Texas cop is indicted for alleged sexual assault of a child … Virginia police force BBC reporters to delete video … Louisiana trooper pleads guilty to malfeasance, obstruction of justice and money laundering … Texas officials decide "no policies have been violated" in cop's videotaped punching of pregnant woman … Freed prisoner sues St Louis Police, says he was framed ... Mike Huckabee compares actions of ISIS to abortion … Hillary Clinton: "We must act to stop gun violence, and we cannot wait any longer." … Bernie Sanders: "Family values" is Republican code for "let's control women's bodies" … Ted Cruz dodges Megyn Kelly's questions on deportation … Former U.S. Sen. Al D'Amato (R-New York) endorses John Kasich ... Reporter and cameraman are killed in completely ordinary shooting, except that it was broadcast on live television ... Wells Fargo Bank rips off restaurant workers' tips ... Burger King proposes joint-branded burger with McDonald's to celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace; McDonald's response is basically 'Bite me' ... Colorado mine blowout that turned rivers yellow was "likely inevitable" ... Did Jared Fogle's foundation actually help anyone? ... Indiegogo campaign would fund movie about the inventor of the game Operation ... Whistleblowers band together to sue FBI, NSA, and U.S. Justice Department for malicious prosecution, civil liberties violations ... Amazon worker says she was squeezed out after cancer diagnosis ... Pete Best, the Beatles' original drummer, still doesn't know why he was fired ... Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson sues U.S. National Security Agency for warrantless Olympics surveillance ... Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are writing a screenplay with co-starring roles ... 2012 cinema killer is sentenced to 3,318 years in prison ...

26-Aug-2015 · Louisiana townsfolk terror-freak over Hebrew "welcome home" sign ... Fox Searchlight plans a movie about Seattle's real-life Up house ... Mathematician who suspects election fraud sues for access to Kansas voting machines after being stonewalled by officials ... Donald Trump impersonates Asian negotiators by using broken English, and ejects Univision reporter from campaign event … Lindsey Graham: "I think we need to be a nation at war" … Planned Parenthood sues over Bobby Jindal's plan to strip Medicaid funding … Jeb Bush says Planned Parenthood is "not actually doing women's health issues" … Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke endorses Donald Trump … Cornel West endorses Bernie Sanders … U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack endorses Hillary Clinton … Former U.S. Sen Trent Lott (R-Miss.) endorses John Kasich ... West Virginia teacher calms hostage-holding teen ... Police brutality victims' families speak out against Brooklyn D.A. … Stingray and other military-intelligence-type technology is quietly seeping into police work … Autopsy shows Virginia police shot unarmed man from a distance … Los Angeles cops say they needed to kill this man in his car, but video footage may contradict that ... Women assaulted by Dr. Dre respond to his apology ... U.S. Homeland Security Department and NYPD raid male escort site Rentboy.com ... ESPN benches Curt Schilling over his latest anti-Muslim comments ... Turns out Wiz Khalifa wasn't riding a "hoverboard" when he was confronted by cops ... Bankruptcy of coal giant Alpha Natural Resources reveals secret ties to climate change denial, Republican dark money groups ... Samsung's latest smart fridge can expose your GMail password ... Radio wingnut Michael Savage is "perplexed" to see women in burqas who don't blow up a museum ... CEOs of Chipotle, CVS, Wal-Mart, and Discovery Communications are each making more than 1,000 times the average salary of the people they employ ... Porn-sniffing dog helped bring down Subway star Jared Fogle ... President Obama claims Derek Jeter hustled him on the golf course ... Leaked Ashley Madison emails suggest execs hacked competitors ... Michael Keaton wins lawsuit over The Merry Gentleman ... Physicist Stephen Hawking believes he knows how information escapes black holes ... Joy Behar will co-host The View again ... Only three of 116 Guantanamo prisoners — who US politicians refer to as "worst of the worst" — were captured by U.S. forces ...

25-Aug-2015 · Alleged news website wants to hire a reporter like the awful one on House of Cards ... Where George Washington stood in 1776, watching British and American troops battle for control of New York City, now stands a Trader Joe's ... Yesterday's stock crash is added to the long list of horrible things TV preacher and multi-millionaire Pat Robertson has described as God's will ... Jeb Bush says his use of the term "anchor babies" was directed at Asians, not Hispanics … Chris Christie blames 20-year heroin epidemic on President Obama … Ted Cruz to lead 50-state attack on Planned Parenthood ... Lawsuit filed, suicides reported over hacked Ashley Madison data ... Alabama cop kills spoon-wielding man … Ohio police officer who put a detainee in a chokehold until he died does not qualify for immunity and neither do two others accused of conspiring to cover up the killing … Massachusetts SWAT team was "loud, vulgar, and disgusting in behavior" as they raided the wrong residence … New York City police take street performers' clothes and possessions … San Diego County, CA D.A. will fight release of surveillance video showing cops' fatal shooting of a mentally ill man ... FBI thought Ray Bradbury was a threat to national security ... H&R Block snuck language into a U.S. Senate bill to make taxes more confusing for poor people ... Julianne Moore seeks to rid her high school of Confederate leader's name ... Ferguson, MO Municipal Court enacts major reforms in victory for protesters ... John Oliver's spoof "church" receives thousands of dollars in donations ... Royal Dutch Shell ends its American Legislative Exchange Council membership over climate change denial ... Judge dumps Terrence Howard divorce settlement, says it was negotiated under duress ... Mystic Pizza owner gets a year in prison for tax evasion ... Washington man wearing anti-government t-shirt thanks firefighters for saving his home ... Quentin Tarantino says he's mellowing ... Court affirms U.S. Federal Trade Commission's authority to punish companies for poor cybersecurity ... Daniel LaRusso was the real bully in The Karate Kid ...

24-Aug-2015 · Heinz ketchup doesn't have enough tomato solids to be called ketchup in Israel ... Fox News hosts complain about how hard it is to be white ... New reality show will search for America's next top charlatan Christian preacher ... Sad Puppies win no Hugo Awards ... After six years of legal appeals, Denver police officer is fired for brutalizing several women and then lying about it … New Jersey cop quits amid accusations he exposed himself to drivers … North Carolina cops find drugs at Phish show, very proud of selves … San Diego Union-Tribune sues for access to video showing cop's fatal shooting of an unarmed mentally ill man … Former Philadelphia narcotics officer who failed drug test is retired, gets pension ... Bobby Jindal calls for prosecuting officials in sanctuary cities … Ben Carson wants drones to blast caves along U.S.-Mexico border … Bernie Sanders takes aim at "greedy" conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch … Martin O'Malley wants boosts to Social Security that even Sanders hasn't called for … Donald Trump defends New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in "deflategate" scandal … Scott Walker takes all positions on birthright citizenship … Former President George W. Bush endorses Jeb Bush … Former Gov. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.) endorses Hillary Clinton ... Norm MacDonald replaces Darrell Hammond as Colonel Sanders in KFC commercials ... U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and other Republicans threaten to shut down government over Planned Parenthood … Thousands of anti-abortion protesters rally at dozens of Planned Parenthood sites ... God tells Moses that he doesn't want any sacrifices from men with damaged testicles ... The inside story of Space Jam's pioneering (and everlasting) website ... Torture is not just a war crime and morally wrong, it's also stupid and counterproductive ... Michigan woman anonymously donates bone marrow, gets this heartfelt letter in return ... Foo Fighters literally rickroll Westboro Baptist Church ... Billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban talks politics ... Paparazzo says Mel Gibson shoved and spat upon her ... Blade Runner: a game-changing science-fiction classic ...

23-Aug-2015 · Safeway must pay Michael Jordan $8.9-million for unauthorized endorsement ... Gee, has anybody spotted a trend in this climate change thing yet? ... Banksy opens "a family theme park unsuitable for children" ... Seven killed in crash at British air show ... Donald Trump says the "real unemployment rate is 42%", but he's really, really wrong … Scott Walker says there's a "handful of reasonable, moderate followers of Islam" who aren't terrorists or terrorist-sympathizers … Dinner with Bernie Sanders is not like hanging out with any of the other candidates … Top Hillary Clinton staffer on email scandal: She "didn't really think it through" … Deez Nuts endorses Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Party and John Kasich on the Republican side … God endorses Ted Cruz ... Wiz Khalifa is violently arrested by cops at LAX for using a hoverboard … Philadelphia cop on video tells driver to "Support your police department" by buying tickets to Policeman's Ball "or I take your car" … Lawsuit accuses Georgia cop of making falsified arrest for Cops TV show ... Prominent authors say Amazon has monolopy power over the book publishing market and wants the U.S. Justice Department to investigate ... Let's take a closer look at Associated Press's controversial and badly flawed story claiming Iran would 'self-inspect' under no-nukes deal ... Faux historian David Barton claims nobody's been charged with child pornography during the Obama administration ... Reporter says she tried to warn Subway that Jared Fogle was a pedophile, but they never responded ...

22-Aug-2015 · Google is ordered to remove links to stories about Google removing links to stories ... Dr. Dre apologizes for assaulting women ... Three American friends tackle and hogtie gunman aboard European train ... Judge orders Obama administration to release hundreds of migrant mothers and children ... Ellen Page confronts Ted Cruz over LGBT rights … Bernie Sanders: From Greece to Puerto Rico, the financial rules are rigged to favor the 1% … Carly Fiorina offers falsehoods and red herrings on climate change … Martin O'Malley joins call for Jon Stewart to moderate a debate ... Mistrial declared in trial of North Carolina police officer who killed unarmed black man … Autopsy: Suspect killed by St Louis police was shot in the back ... Canadian teenager helps rescue kidnapped woman ... FBI informant says Jared Fogle asked about installing cameras in her children's rooms ... Pennsylvania becomes fifth state to investigate Planned Parenthood and find no wrongdoing ... Firefox will run Chrome extensions ...

21-Aug-2015 · Giant red ball gets loose, rolls around downtown Toledo ... North Korea is furious about something, and that never happens ... Florida says skim milk is an "imitation milk product" unless vitamins are added ... Mike Huckabee says the West Bank (which he calls Judea and Samaria, the region's Biblical name) is part of Israel and not "occupied territory" … Bobby Jindal orders outdoor movie screen and speakers set up outside Louisiana Governor's Mansion, so anti-Planned Parenthood smear videos can be shown during a scheduled protest by Planned Parenthood supporters … ABC News reporter battles Donald Trump over "anchor baby" term: "It's offensive!" … Ben Carson's claims about Planned Parenthood and Margaret Sanger are pretty much entirely false … One of the key issues in this election will be marijuana legalization, and Bernie Sanders is getting the attention of those who say it's time … Most legal experts say it's unlikely that we'll see Hillary Clinton hauled away in an orange jumpsuit over her strange email setup … Ted Cruz leads the charge to defund Planned Parenthood … Scott Walker ignores wishes of teacher who asked him to stop telling her story … Rick Santorum details plan to limit legal as well as illegal immigration … Martin O'Malley calls for expanding Social Security … Warren G endorses Deez Nuts ... No indictments for New Jersey police officers who shot black man with hands up … Court finds no immunity for a Kentucky police officer who was in no physical danger when he shot and killed a driver fleeing arrest … America does a better job of tracking bee deaths than deaths in police custody … Do you have the right to record police actions on video? It depends on the Judge ... Google covertly lobbied against net neutrality in India ... 100,000+ people sign petition asking Jon Stewart to moderate a Presidential debate ... Regal Cinemas begins bag checks for security (and snacks?) ... Jessica Alba wants you to stop comparing her to Gwyneth Paltrow ... Stripping the funding from Planned Parenthood would probably make abortion much more common … Florida official who apparently don't know what trimesters are accuse Planned Parenthood of performing illegal second-trimester abortions ... Former U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-Florida) says anyone in Congress who supports Iran no-nukes deal is "a traitor to the United States of America" ... Washington Supreme Court: $15/hour minimum wage enacted in tiny town includes workers at Seattle's airport ... Woman secretly recorded Jared Fogle's conversations, helped bring him down … "Jared's Pants Dance" has been taken down from the kids' section on Subway's website ... Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter undergoes radiation treatment for brain cancer ... Poles say they've found a long-lost Nazi train full of gold, gems and guns that disappeared in World War II ... Edmonton wants you to know that it has the coolest bus around ... Please don't hump the Nicki Minaj wax statue at Madame Tussaud's ... Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie have started writing a The Flight of the Conchords movie ... Disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker advises followers to buy horses because God is pissed off about same-sex marriage ... Nashville hotel decides not to host hate group's convention ... Prosecutors say Uber hired dozens of convicted criminals as drivers in California ... Climate change intensifies California drought, scientists say ... Two more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault ... Pervy son from 19 Kids and Counting, now all grown up, says he's "the biggest hypocrite ever" ... Philadelphia Phillies trade Chase Utley to the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

20-Aug-2015 · Billy Graham's grandson is booted from ministry over extramarital affair ... Silence of the Lambs house, sans dungeon, is for sale in Pennsylvania ... Jared Fogle strikes a deal on pervert charges … Subway's "Jared's Pants" kids' game is still live on their website and incredibly creepy now ... NASA scientist says upcoming Matt Damon movie gets Mars right ... Marco Rubio wouldn't be an American without birthright citizenship, but he's open to restricting it … Ted Cruz "absolutely" backs ending birthright citizenship … Rand Paul tries to buy his way around Kentucky law forbidding simultaneous run for Senate and President … Donald Trump can't remember the last time he apologized for anything … Bernie Sanders to reporter: No, I won't slam Hillary Clinton for you … Rick Perry insists women already "get equal pay" … Ben Carson is open to using military drone strikes on American soil to secure the border … Scott Walker says he'll repeal Obamacare on Day 1 of his Presidency … John Kasich wants to "abolish all teachers' lounges" … Deez Nuts Presidential meme turns out to be a 15-year-old kid … Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield (the ice cream guys) endorse Bernie Sanders ... Virginia police officer is indicted for fatally shooting an unarmed man as he stood inside his front door with his hands up … Fight to see Grand Jury minutes on New York City chokehold killer-cop continues … New Orleans bridge killer-cops get new trial … Baltimore police officer is charged with attempted murder … Los Angeles cop pleads guilty to perjury ... Maine Supreme Court finds vetoes by Gov. Paul LePage (R-Maine) were too late and don't count ... Cyanide at high levels surrounding Chinese blast site ... Stevie Wonder talks about gun control ... Muslims lead donations to families in Chattanooga, TN shootings ... Springer Nature retracts 64 articles in scientific journals over faked peer-review attributions ... United Nations will let Iran inspect its own alleged nuke work site ... No, the family from 19 Kids and Counting is not pitching a new show in which they'd counsel abuse victims ... Shannen Doherty battles breast cancer ...

19-Aug-2015 · Michigan town sends all its kids to college ... Acquitted killer George Zimmerman and "Muslim-free zone" gun store owner join forces to sell Confederate flags ... Warner Bros heads to the cosmos with Carl Sagan biopic ... Someone tried to wipe the data from Hillary Clinton's email server, but feds think it can be reconstructed … Carly Fiorina's business record: not so sterling … Jeb Bush: N.S.A. needs broader powers to combat "evildoers" … Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump is a "national embarrassment" … Trump's Republican rivals blast his immigration plan … Marco Rubio and Scott Walker propose plans to replace Obamacare … Former Govs. Jim Hodges and Dick Riley (both D-S.C.) endorse Hillary Clinton … Gov. Jack A. Markell (D-Delaware) endorses Joe Biden, who isn't running (yet) ... New York prisoner was killed by guards, but the prison insisted that he had overdosed on synthetic pot … New Mexico cops will face murder charges … Grand Jury indicts two Georgia police officers on murder charges for allegedly killing a handcuffed suspect with a stun gun ... Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to child pornography charges ... Target will pay $67-million to Visa over data breach, while customers who endured credit hell get just $10-million ... Johnny Depp and Gene Simmons lead an all-star band through Kiss classics for charity ... Obama White House appoints first-ever transgender staffer ... The Beatles first recording contract going to auction ... Planned Parenthood fights back against vulnerable Republicans in U.S. Congress who voted to cut its funding … Poll finds Americans broadly support providing federal funding for free women's health exams, screenings and contraception services ... Man arrested for bringing bomb to Kansas abortion clinic ... Harold & Maude at the cemetery, then and now ... Tiger gets loose at abandoned Detroit factory ... Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning is found guilty over "contraband," but won't face solitary confinement ...


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