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Boxer Orlando Cruz hits a speed bag at a public gym in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4. He said publicly that he is gay earlier this month. Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP hide caption

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A Shifting Playing Field: Coming Out As A Gay Athlete

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Gen. John D. Lavelle was accused of authorizing illegal bombing raids in North Vietnam. Stripped of two stars, he was forced into retirement in 1972. AP hide caption

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Family Fights For Honor Of 'Rogue' Vietnam General

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Family Fights For Honor Of 'Rogue' Vietnam General

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President Lincoln appointed William Henry Seward secretary of state in 1861. He served until 1869. Henry Guttmann/Getty Images hide caption

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Author Interviews

How Lincoln's Fiercest Rival Became His Close Ally

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How Lincoln's Fiercest Rival Became His Close Ally

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Andy Griffith playing guitar as Patricia Neal watches in a scene from the Elia Kazan's A Face In The Crowd. Warner Brothers/Getty Images hide caption

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Movies I've Seen A Million Times

The Movie Callie Khouri Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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The Movie Callie Khouri Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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Some Detroiters think their city has gotten a bad rap. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Detroit Snob? Of Course I Am.

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Detroit Snob? Of Course I Am.

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