Barney Rosset paid $3,000 for Grove Press in 1951. Then he used the company to help tear down American obscenity laws of the 1950s and '60s. Jim Cooper/AP hide caption

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Fans mourn outside the funeral service for singer Whitney Houston in Newark, N.J., on Saturday. The pop superstar was found dead in a California hotel room a week ago. The cause of death has yet to be determined. Michael Nagle/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthony Shadid covered the Middle East for nearly two decades for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The Associated Press. Courtesy of The New York Times hide caption

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Reporter and videographer Stephen Farrell (from left), photographer Tyler Hicks, Turkish Embassy representative to Libya Levent Sahinkaya, photographer Lynsey Addario and Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Shadid posed for this photo on March 21 , 2011, after the U.S. journalists were held by pro-government forces in Libya and released to the care of the Turkish Embassy in Tripoli. EPA/Landov hide caption

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New York Times journalist Anthony Shadid (second from right) reported from Embaba, a neighborhood in Cairo, in February 2011 during the revolution that toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Ed Ou/Getty Images hide caption

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Gary Carter slides over home plate during a New York Mets game in the 1989 season. The Hall of Fame player died Thursday, of brain cancer. Rick Stewart/Getty Images hide caption

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