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Brothers Tom (left) and Ray Magliozzi pose under a car hood in Boston. The comic duo hosted NPR's Car Talk for a quarter of a century before retiring in 2012. Since then, the show has been heard in reruns. Tom has died at age 77. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Former Rep. James Traficant, seen here arriving at a House ethics hearing in 2002, has died at age 73. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

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Elaine Stritch in her final engagement at the Cafe Carlyle in New York in 2013. Stritch bade farewell to New York with a series of concerts last spring; she died Thursday in Michigan. Walter McBride/The O M Co./AP hide caption

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Actress And Singer Elaine Stritch Has Died

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Don Zimmer, manager of the Chicago Cubs, watches batting practice before the 1990 All-Star game with fellow managers Jim Leyland of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tony LaRussa of the Oakland Athletics and Roger Craig of the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field. Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Ann B. Davis arrives at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., in 2007. Emmy-winning actress Davis, who played the housekeeper on The Brady Bunch, died at a San Antonio hospital on Sunday. Gus Ruelas/AP hide caption

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At left is a reproduction of the original G.I. Joe action figure made in 1964. The doll on the right is a newer G.I. Joe model. Hasbro executive Donald Levine, who oversaw the action figure's creation, died last week of cancer. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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Swiss artist H.R. Giger, seen here at his "Dreams and Visions" exhibition in 2011, died Monday after a fall in Zurich. Giger's work includes designs for the 1979 film Alien. Robert Jaeger/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Artist H.R. Giger, Creator Of Surreal Biomechanics, Dies

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