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Crime Writer P.D. James Dies at 94

P.D. James Dies at 94

Originally posted 11/27/2014 03:00PM

P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.

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Australian Cricketer, 25, Dies After Suffering Hit During Match

Phillip Hughes Dies After Suffering Hit During Match

Originally posted 11/27/2014 08:30AM

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match.

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Stepfather Charged with Murder of Missing Pennsylvania Mother of 3

Stepfather Charged with Murder of Jessica Padgett

Originally posted 11/26/2014 07:25PM

Loved ones and friends of the 33-year-old mother of three who went missing Friday have all met their worst fear.

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Mother Shot Dead by 3-Year-Old While Changing Another Child's Diaper

Mother Shot Dead by 3-Year-Old While Changing Another Child's Diaper

Originally posted 11/26/2014 10:45AM

A young mom is dead after being shot in the head by her 3-year-old son in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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The Truth About Diem Brown's Age

The Truth About Diem Brown's Age

Originally posted 11/24/2014 04:00PM

Diem Brown chronicled her lengthy cancer battle with candor and courage, opening up about everything from her hair loss to her darkest days.

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Cop Shoots and Kills Boy with Fake Gun

Boy with Fake Gun Dies After Being Shot by Cleveland Cop on Playground

Originally posted 11/24/2014 12:20PM

A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a Cleveland playground.

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Former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

Former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

Originally posted 11/23/2014 10:15AM

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, former Washington, D.C., mayor Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule.

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Arrest Made in Murder Case of Colorado 'Supermom' Who Ran Escort Service

Police Arrest Suspect in Death of Paige Birgfeld, Mom of 3 Who Ran Escort Service

Originally posted 11/22/2014 10:40AM

An arrest has finally been made in the case of Paige Birgfeld, a Grand Junction, Colorado, mother of three young children who disappeared over seven years ago – and the alleged killer is a man police first suspected of the crime within days of her vanishing.

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Man Accused of Killing Wife Had Map Marked with Spot Where She Fell, Investigators Say

Harold Henthorn, Accused of Killing Wife, Had Map Marked with Spot Where She Fell, Authorities Say

Originally posted 11/21/2014 06:00PM

An "X" on a map of a steep trail in Rocky Mountain National Park, highlighted with a pink marker, notes where Toni Henthorn, 50, fell 140 feet to her death in September of 2012.

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Miss World Contestants Mourn the Death of Miss Honduras

Miss World Contestants Mourn the Death of Miss Honduras, María José Alvarado

Originally posted 11/21/2014 04:30PM

The beginning of the Miss World competition is usually a festive time, as beauty queens from more than 120 countries get together for receptions and parties, and begin competing in preliminary categories.

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