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Man Found Dead Outside Alexandria Apartment Building

Alexandria police are investigating after a man was found dead outside an apartment building.


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17-Year-Old Boy Found Dead in Alexandria

A 17-year-old boy was found dead outside a building in Alexandria, police say.


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Comedian Joan Rivers Dead at 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.


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12-Year-Old Killed in Accidental Shooting in Va.

A 12-year-old is dead following an accidental shooting in Madison County.


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Navy: Hundreds Of Dolphins, Whales Will Die During Bomb Testing

The US Navy acknowledged Friday that because of bomb testing and heavy sonar activity hundreds of marine mammals and will be killed and injured.


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Pardoned Financier Marc Rich Dies In Switzerland

He was a wheeler-dealer pardoned by another consummate dealmaker, a working-class Jewish boy who left Belgium to escape the Nazis and rose to become the billionaire “King of Commodities.”


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Stories of the Dead and Injured in Boston Bombing

The twin bombs at the Boston Marathon killed three people and wounded more than 170 on Monday. Here are the stories of those killed and some of the injured.


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Kerry To Visit Family Of Slain US Diplomat

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will stop in Chicago on Monday to visit the parents of the young U.S. diplomat who was killed while delivering textbooks in southern Afghanistan earlier this month.


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Dad Says Diplomat Had Passion For Foreign Affairs

Anne Smedinghoff had a quiet ambition and displayed a love of global affairs from an early age, joining the U.S. Foreign Service straight out of college and volunteering for missions in perilous locations worldwide.


Mom: ‘BUCKWILD’ Star A Christian, Now In Heaven

For all his on-camera carousing and cussing, “BUCKWILD” reality TV star Shain Gandee was a publicly proclaimed and baptized Christian, and his mother told hundreds of mourners Sunday that she will see him again.