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  • Antonina Pirozhkova dies at 101; common-law widow of Russian writer Isaac Babel

    Antonina Pirozhkova dies at 101; common-law widow of Russian writer Isaac Babel
    Antonina Pirozhkova, who was the common-law widow of Russian literary giant Isaac Babel and wrote a well-received memoir that provided a rare glimpse of the persecuted writer's final years in the 1930s, has died. She was 101. Pirozhkova died Sept. 12...
  • John Kluge dies at 95; founder of Metromedia television empire

    John Kluge dies at 95; founder of Metromedia television empire
    John Kluge, a billionaire entrepreneur and pioneer in independent television-station ownership whose Metromedia Inc. stations formed the basis for News Corp.'s Fox network, has died. He was 95. Kluge died Tuesday at his home in Albemarle County, Va.,...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • Chaos described at Maryland mall: 'There's a shooter!'

    Chaos described at Maryland mall: 'There's a shooter!'
    COLUMBIA, Md. — Three people were killed during a shooting Saturday at a mall in suburban Maryland, including the suspected gunman, authorities said. The shooting was reported to 911 at 11:15 a.m., police said, and one of the three killed was...
  • Discovery elevates JB Perrette to international networks president

    Discovery elevates JB Perrette to international networks president
    Discovery Communications is boosting its digital chief, JB Perrette, to the role of president of Discovery Networks International. Perrette will replace Mark Hollinger, a 23-year Discovery veteran who last fall said that he would be stepping down. The...
  • 'Heat dome' grips two-thirds of the U.S.

    'Heat dome' grips two-thirds of the U.S.
    Cooler temperatures are approaching, but the year’s worst heat wave continues to punish areas from South Dakota to coastal Massachusetts on Thursday, prolonging withering conditions that have already claimed one man’s life in Kentucky....
  • The panda cam is back on! Government offices are open, too.

    The panda cam is back on! Government offices are open, too.
    WASHINGTON -- The federal government is open again. But it will take more than unlocking the doors, flipping the lights back on and turning on the panda cam before it’s business as usual. Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs...
  • Syria: Regretting the 'red line'

    Syria: Regretting the 'red line'
    Remember that "red line" President Obama drew on Syria and chemical weapons? Perhaps it's more of a dotted line. At least twice since the president made the remark in August 2012 that the use of poison gas in the Syrian civil war would be a game-changer...
  • Kerry Washington and 49ers' Nnamdi Asomugha are married

    Kerry Washington and 49ers' Nnamdi Asomugha are married
    Kerry Washington is married! And who knew she was even dating! The "Scandal" star and San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha were wed June 24 in Idaho, according to a marriage certificate obtained by E! News. A source told the website the couple...
  • Banned words list offers no 'bailout' to offenders

    A movie about a "maverick," his journey "from Wall Street to Main Street," his "desperate search" for a "monkey" and a "game-changing" revelation about his "carbon footprint" probably would make the nation's word-watchers physically ill. Especially if it...
  • Army Pvt. Janelle F. King, 23, Merced; medic dies in non-combat-related incident in Iraq

    As a teenager, Army Pvt. Janelle F. King was a "Food Network guru" who could whip up hollandaise sauce over grilled salmon without even glancing at a recipe. As a daring 9-year-old, she once popped caffeine pills to one-up her cousin at a game of "who...