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Donna Summer, pictured above in 1976, died Thursday at age 63. She had cancer. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexican author Carlos Fuentes poses for a photo after a news conference in Mexico City on March 12. Fuentes died Tuesday at a hospital in Mexico City. He was 83. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen. "The United States is doubling down on its use of air power and drones, which are swiftly becoming the primary focus of Washington's counterterrorism operations," writes Jeremy Scahill. Muhammad ud-Deen/AP hide caption

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Breasts are getting bigger and arriving earlier. They're also attracting chemicals and environmental toxins, which are getting passed along in breast milk. Photographer: B-D-S/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sacha Baron Cohen plays Admiral General Aladeen, the authoritarian, anti-Semitic and unexpectedly sympathetic protagonist of The Dictator. Melinda Sue Gordon/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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The sun breaks through dense jungle foliage as South Vietnamese troops, joined by U.S. advisers, rest after a cold, damp and tense night of waiting in an ambush position for a Viet Cong attack that didn't come, January 1965. Horst Faas/AP hide caption

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Eight Belles (far left) broke both of her front ankles after finishing second in the 134th Kentucky Derby in May 2008. She was later euthanized. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images hide caption

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After Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) rises from the grave in the 1970s, 200 years after he was imprisoned, he returns to his ancestral home and befriends his descendants, including David Collins (Gully McGrath). Peter Mountain/Warner Brothers Pictures hide caption

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Feisal Abdul Rauf is the author of three books on Islam, including What's Right with Islam is What's Right with America. hide caption

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