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Pelé Fast Facts

Pelé Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, a professional Brazilian football (soccer) player.During his World Cup appearances, he scored 12 goals in 14 gameMORE

Operation Enduring Freedom Fast Facts

Operation Enduring Freedom Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at Operation Enduring Freedom, which began on October 7, 2001 with allied air strikes on Taliban and al Qaeda targets. The United States linked the September 11, 2001 terroristMORE

Earthquakes Fast Facts

Earthquakes Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at earthquakes worldwide. The US Geological Survey describes an earthquake as “the ground shaking caused by a sudden slip on a fault. Stresses in the earth’s outer layer pushMORE

Tsunamis Fast Facts

Tsunamis Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is some background information about tsunamis.Tsunamis are formed by a displacement of water – a landslide, earthquake, volcanic eruption, or slippage of the boundary between two of tMORE

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