Who Died Today 2013

 months before her 1997 death in a Paris car crash. / Paul Vicente, epa
months before her 1997 death in a Paris car crash. / Paul Vicente, epa

Little Rascals Cast Now
Little Rascals Cast Now

Dead Space 3
Dead Space 3

Emily Kinney Walking Dead
Emily Kinney Walking Dead

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The day that Martin Luther King, Jr. died

It was 45 years ago today that civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis. The world has changed greatly since 1968, but King’s message survives...
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9/11 families win right to sue Saudi Arabia

Families of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks today celebrated a federal court’s ruling that allows relatives of people who died in the 9/11 terror attacks to sue...
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World leaders gather to honor Mandela

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Joyous, singing South Africans gathered in the rain Tuesday to honor Nelson Mandela at a massive memorial service that is expected to draw some 100 heads of state...
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8 dead in police helicopter crash onto Glasgow pub

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scottish authorities raised the death toll to eight people Saturday in the crash of a police helicopter into a crowded Glasgow pub, stressing...
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Remembering the key players, witnesses in JFK assassination

Fifty years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the case continues to transfix Americans. Millions of people’s lives were forever affected on November 22, 1963....
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Philippine gov’t defends typhoon response

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government on Friday defended its efforts to deliver assistance to victims of Typhoon Haiyan, many of whom have received little...
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N.C. ride operator charged with assault

The operator of a ride at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh that injured five people when it started to move as riders were exiting has been arrested and charged with...
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Students tell how technology changes college

Nicole Woodhouse after her high school graduation.Despite the prodigious effort Nicole Woodhouse has thrown into college — including semesters of 18 credit hours, extensive volunteering, and substitute-teacher...
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Obama pushes Congress on immigration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – What a difference one brutally disappointing election can make. At this time last year, Republican U.S. presidential contenders were competing to act tough on immigration...
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