TIME's first selection was Charles Lindbergh, the first person to make a solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic.
He was named Time's 2016 Person of the Year, but while he made the shortlist again this year, he likely won't be the victor for 2017. Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins broke box office records as Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman took the world by storm.
Musk wants to send his first Tesla Roadster in orbit around Mars
The first flight of the Falcon Heavy is expected to launch in January of 2018, a bit of a delay from its initial 2013 launch date. As if bringing humans to the Red Planet were not hard enough, he has now announced he wants to send his Tesla sports vehicle too.
Colin Kaepernick started a national protest against racism and police brutality after he began kneeling during the national anthem at NFL games toward the end of past year, enraging both the president and vice president.
Kim Jong Un, the despicable dictator of North Korea who now apparently has a nuclear weapon that can reach the United States.
Kaepernick's initial protests have sparked a wave of related demonstrations - particularly after Trump in September used an expletive to describe those who kneel during the anthem. He became a free agent in March and has yet to sign with an National Football League team this season, prompting him to file a collusion grievance against National Football League owners. He has since brought charges against four people in his on-going investigation of potential involvement of the Trump campaign in Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election. This movement prompted millions of women to speak out about sexual assault and sexual harassment that they had experienced.
President Trump was named Person of the Year last year, calling it "a tremendous honor". The #MeToo movement gained traction after a slew of prominent Hollywood figures were accused of sexual misconduct. Other players followed, and President Trump supercharged the controversy. He was written into the Communist Party's constitution, making him China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong.
The 2017 Person of the Year will be announced on the TODAY Show Wednesday morning.
Doeren agrees to new contract with NC State through 2022
Among the 12 publicly available contracts, Doeren's current deal ranks 10th in the ACC , according to the USA Today database. According to Wolken, Doeren even had his assistants cancel planned recruiting trips for that Sunday.
GM says operating its self-driving cars will cost 40 percent less per mile than other ride-hailing firms that have to pay drivers. More GM Future: What is coming standard on the new Silverado? Also it is not quite clear yet whether the automaker will be first.
According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Marlins have "agreed to general framework" of deals with both the Giants and Cardinals. If he wants to play for the Dodgers, then he can opt-out of that giant contract in a few years and sign with them.
According to scientists the "peak" astronomical events will occur at 19:49. 2017's only supermoon will begin around 7 p.m. If you won't be able to witness the Supermoon on Sunday, don't worry because there will be a few more in the near future.
Thousands of Catholics from different parts of the country attended the mass prayer seeking harmony and peace in the world. His comments to the Rohingya came after Francis led a giant open-air mass in Dhaka.
The sheriff's office said Frisina and Rodriguez are possibly traveling in a red Mercury Sable with Florida tag number Z04CSC. Caitlyn Frisina's parents discovered their 17-year-old daughter was missing from their Florida home Sunday morning.
Stephen Gostkowski is a flawless 3 for 3 on field goal attempts, with a long of 50 yards in the windy conditions in western NY . Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore returned to Buffalo for the first time since leaving the team in free agency during the offseason.
Some people took a dim view of the models using the n-word, no matter how unintentional it apparently was. Requests for comment made to Victoria's Secret , Cardi B and Kloss were not returned by publication time.
Iranian President inaugurates first-phase of Chabahar port
Located in Iran's Sistan and Baluchistan province on the Gulf of Oman region, Chabahar is the only oceanic port of the country. As per reports from the MEA (Ministry Of External Affairs), at present ministers from all the three countries i.e.
Refocused: New York Jets 38, Kansas City Chiefs 31
It took him less than five minutes to throw two touchdown passes, or one more than he'd thrown in the last two games combined. The Chiefs then jumped ahead when Tyreek Hill caught his second long touchdown of the day, this one 40 yards from Smith.
Alshon Jeffery signs four-year extension with Philadelphia
Jeffery's contract will have $27 million guaranteed and the deal can ultimately be worth $56 million with additional incentives. The 2014 Pro Bowl wideout ranks eighth in the National Football League with 4,801 receiving yards since 2013.