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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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Inside Diane Sawyer and Mike Nichols's Longtime Romance | Diane Sawyer, Mike Nichols

Inside Diane Sawyer and Mike Nichols's Longtime Romance

Originally posted 11/20/2014 04:40PM

On the surface, their story reads like something out of a sophisticated 1930s romantic comedy: the urbane stage director, at a low point in his life, meets a younger but highly accomplished and gorgeous journalist. And sparks fly.

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From EW: Mike Nichols's Best Works – in His Own Words | Mike Nichols

From EW: Mike Nichols's Best Works – in His Own Words

Originally posted Mike Nichols In His Own Words: 12 Reflections on His Life and Work

The Oscar-winning director sat down with the magazine in 2012

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Watch Diem Brown's Heartbreaking Memorial Video

Originally posted 11/20/2014 12:00PM

[YOUTUBE "FdbtKoLCik4&app=desktop"] From sweet baby photos to inspiring moments from her cancer fight, Diem Brown was memorialized in a touching montage shown at her funeral on Tuesday.

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Filed Under: MTV, Death, Cancer, Diem Brown
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Motown Star Jimmy Ruffin Dies at 78

Motown Star Jimmy Ruffin Dies at 78

Originally posted 11/20/2014 10:55AM

Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78.

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American Idol Finalist Michael Johns's Cause of Death Revealed

American Idol Finalist Michael Johns's Cause of Death Revealed

Originally posted 11/19/2014 03:20PM

Three months after his sudden passing, Michael Johns's cause of death has finally been released.

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The Truth About Diem Brown's Relationship with Chris 'CT' Tamburello | Diem Brown

The Truth About Diem Brown's Relationship with Chris 'CT' Tamburello

Originally posted 11/19/2014 02:30PM

During her seven seasons on MTV's The Challenge, Diem Brown became a breakout star thanks to her competitive drive, warm charisma and the signature hair-flip that showed off her feisty playfulness.

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Filed Under: Death, Tributes, Diem Brown

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