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Close Friend of Amtrak Victim Rachel Jacobs: 'She Was a Loving and Passionate Woman'

Close Friend of Amtrak Victim Rachel Jacobs: 'She Was a Loving and Passionate Woman'

Originally posted 05/15/2015 04:40PM

Rachel Jacobs, a 39-year-old mother from New York, died on the Amtrak train that crashed on Tuesday night in Philadelphia – but her friends say that she will never be forgotten.

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4 Dead in 'Very Suspicious' Fire at CEO's Multimillion-Dollar D.C. Home

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4 Dead in 'Very Suspicious' Fire at CEO's Multimillion-Dollar D.C. Home

Originally posted 05/15/2015 08:30AM

Three adults and one child were found dead inside a home in an upscale neighborhood in Washington, D.C., on Thursday in what police are calling a "very suspicious" house fire.

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Ringo Starr, Lenny Kravitz and More Remember Blues Legend B.B. King

Ringo Starr, Lenny Kravitz and More Remember Blues Legend B.B. King

Originally posted 05/15/2015 07:15AM

Blues legend B.B. King died on Thursday evening at the age of 89 and celebrities took to Twitter to celebrate the musician's life.

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B.B. King Has Died at the Age of 89

B.B. King Has Died at the Age of 89

Originally posted 05/15/2015 02:05AM

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King has died at the age of 89.

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Filed Under: Death, Music News, B.B. King
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How Philip Seymour Hoffman's Life Partner Is Coping a Year After His Tragic Death

How Philip Seymour Hoffman's Life Partner Is Coping a Year After His Tragic Death

Originally posted 05/14/2015 02:15PM

By her own admission, Mimi O'Donnell's world fell apart when her life partner, Philip Seymour Hoffman, died of a drug overdose in February of last year, leaving her to parent their three young children alone.

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Family Friend of Navy Midshipman Killed on Amtrak Train: 'He Was the Perfect Child'

Family Friend of Navy Midshipman Killed on Amtrak Train: 'He Was the Perfect Child'

Originally posted 05/14/2015 01:45PM

Twenty-year-old Justin Zemser was on his way home to New York on Tuesday night to visit one of the most important people in his life – his mother Susan.

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Body Found in the Hudson Is Not That of Missing Kayaker: Police

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Body Found in the Hudson Is Not That of Missing Kayaker: Police

Originally posted 05/14/2015 12:50PM

A male body was found in the Hudson River on Wednesday, police confirmed.

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Melissa Rivers: Kathy Griffin Tarnished 'My Mother's Legacy' with Fashion Police Comments

Originally posted 05/14/2015 09:25AM

[YOUTUBE "ZvShWZLV9Xw" "auto"] Melissa Rivers says that her largest complaint in the wake of the Fashion Police drama that occurred after her mother's death is that it tarnished the legacy Joan Rivers left behind.

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Amtrak Train Was Traveling at More than 100 MPH Prior to Derailment

UpdatePosted 05/13/2015 09:10PM

Amtrak Train Was Traveling at More than 100 MPH Prior to Derailment

Originally posted 05/13/2015 07:00PM

The Amtrak train that derailed Tuesday night, killing seven people and injuring more than 200, was traveling at more than 100 mph when the engineer applied the emergency brakes, the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday.

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Filed Under: Death, Personal Tragedy
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Missing Kayaker's Fiancée Admitted Feeling 'Happiness' as He Drowned, Says DA

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Missing Kayaker's Fiancée Admitted Feeling 'Happiness' as He Drowned, Says DA

Originally posted 05/13/2015 06:35PM

Angelika Graswald, the fiancée of missing kayaker Vince Viafore, has told PEOPLE she had nothing to do with his disappearance after his kayak capsized on rough waters in the Hudson River on April 19.

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