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Remembering The Victims Of The Planned Parenthood Shooting In Colorado

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Well-wishers hold up candles during Nohemi Gonzalez's memorial service on Sunday. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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California Student Killed In Paris Remembered As A 'Firecracker'

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Helmut Schmidt, the former West German Chancellor, has died at age 96. He's seen here with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at a 1979 news conference in London. Steve Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Melissa Mathison, Screenwriter Who Wrote 'E.T.,' Dies

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Politics In The News: GOP Debates; Fred Thompson Dies At 73

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Actor, lawyer and former Sen. Fred Thompson speaks during the Republican Party of Virginia's 2007 Commonwealth Gala in Richmond, Virginia. Thompson died Sunday at the age of 73. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Ed Walker hosted WAMU 88.5's Big Broadcast, a popular show featuring rebroadcasts of vintage radio dramas, for more than two decades. The 83-year-old died Monday shortly after his final broadcast. Jeff Watts/WAMU 88.5 hide caption

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Remembering A Lifelong Radio Man And His 'Big Broadcast'

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Irish-American actress Maureen O'Hara, seen in 1947 and known as the "Queen of Technicolor," died Saturday at her home in Boise, Idaho. She was 95. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Maureen O'Hara, Hollywood's 'Queen Of Technicolor,' Dies At 95

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Milton Schwartz died October 15, 2015, after a stroke. Courtesy of Ben Schwartz hide caption

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War, Lace And A Lift From 'Playboy': One Man's Life In Lingerie

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