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She made her Olympic debut in Rio de Janeiro and won four gold medals and one bronze.
The former First Lady, New York Senator and Secretary of State became the first woman to receive the U.S. presidential nomination of a major political party.
These scientists developed technology that can edit DNA.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Turkish President, he survived a coup attempt this year.
Head of the U.K. Independence Party, Farage oversaw Brexit.
The Flint Whistleblowers
Local residents, along with civil-engineering professor Marc Edwards and local pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, blew the whistle on the lead-poisoned water in Flint, Mich..
This year her message was all about racial injustice, police violence and feminism.
Indian Prime Minister who guided his country’s economy into position as the “emerging-market world’s most positive story.”
The Russian president made headlines this year with his country’s intervention in Syria and meddling into the US elections.
Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States.
CEO of Facebook.