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Remembering 1950s Hollywood Heartthrob Tab Hunter

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British Composer Oliver Knussen Dies Sunday At Age 66

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Cover of Captain Atom #78 (December 1965). Co-created by Steve Ditko, the nuclear-powered hero left a wake of ... stars? Sparkles? Glitter? ... in his fabulous wake. Glen Weldon/Private Collection hide caption

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Talking Dog 'Duke' Of Bush's Baked Beans Dies

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Remembering 'Shoah' Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

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Former Capital Gazette Sports Editor Remembers John McNamara

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Remembering Former Poet Laureate Donald Hall

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Restaurant workers dole out chicken fricassee at the "Taste of EatLafayette" festival in the sprawling Cajundome arena in Lafayette, Louisiana. Locals say Bourdain captured the subtleties of their culture and cuisine, even if at times some thought he overemphasized alcohol. Daniella Cheslow hide caption

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Longtime WABC disc jockey Dan Ingram died Sunday at age 83. Ingram was known for his irreverence and quick wit. James Devaney/WireImage hide caption

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Powerhouse Disc Jockey Dan Ingram Dies At 83

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Walgreens has released a statement defending its pharmacist's right to decline to fill a prescription on ethical or religious grounds. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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