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Longtime Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has died at 93, paper says

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    Ben Bradlee (20 photos)

    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday at age 93, the newspaper said. As executive editor from 1968 until 1991, Bradlee became one of the most important figures in Washington, as well…

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    Dallas doctor Gary Weinstein describes Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital's efforts to care for Thomas Eric Duncan, the country's first Ebola patient. “The team here,” he said, his lip quivering as tears welled up, “worked their tails off trying to save his life.”

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  • Weather Balloon Used to Launch Couple's Ashes to the Edge of Space

    John and Lois Lafferty were married later in life but shared a passion for travel and history. So when they passed away, Lois's daughter Misty had the perfect idea for scattering their ashes. Lois and John became the first customers of Mesoloft, which launches ashes via weather balloon high into…

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  • Ebola tests on Dallas nurse's dog expected 'within a week'

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  • Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope

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    Jewish revolt written in stone (7 photos)

    Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted against Roman rule nearly 2,000 ago was because of their harsh treatment. Israel's Antiquities Authority said the stone bears the name of the…

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  • Strangers rally for dog who survived fall off 150-foot cliff in Oregon

    A dog who miraculously survived falling from a 150-foot cliff in Oregon is home recovering after emergency surgeries that were paid for, in part, by some two-legged strangers.

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    Photos of the day - October 21, 2014 (24 photos)

    A German airline Lufthansa aircraft taxis along an empty road at Munich airport, a German airline Lufthansa aircraft taxis along an empty road at Munich airport and a Palestinian boy looks at statues that are made of fiberglass and covered with clay by Palestinian artist Eyad Sabbah and are some of…

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    Chemical romance (18 photos)

    These beautiful shots may look like works of modern art - but they are actually close-ups of chemical reactions. The works were snapped with the help of a group of scientists from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Anhui, China. Titled Beautiful Chemistry the project was…

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    Clinical study concluded that natural joint supplement demonstrated a significantly significant reduction in joint issues within 5 days of treatment.

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  • Checking out the Retina iMac

    Apple has brought super-high-resolution screens to the iPhone, the iPad, the MacBook Pro laptop — and now to the iMac. (That leaves only my personal favorite — the poor MacBook Air — with standard resolution. And the Thunderbolt display is lacking, too.)

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    New data shows just how liberal Silicon Valley donors are (17 photos)

    Republicans often talk about how they need to do a better job of making inroads into Silicon Valley—the nation’s tech innovation hub—and there have been plenty of reports in recent years about the progress they've already made. But new data from Crowdpac, a for-profit company that analyzes…

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  • How 1 doctor saved Nigeria from Ebola catastrophe

    A day after the World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of Ebola, the doctor who treated the country's first case of the deadly virus and later died from the disease herself is being hailed as a hero for helping stop the outbreak.

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    Inside the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers workshop (19 photos)

    In time for Halloween the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers , creative art studio, held the Cotton Candy Machine workshop in Brooklyn, N.Y., demonstrating techniques and tools to create intricate pumpkin art. Maniac Pumpkin Carvers, which focuses on elevating the art of pumpkin carving, were a past winner of…

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  • New data shows just how liberal Silicon Valley donors are

    A database of all political giving for the last 30 years, which ranks the intensity of donors' liberalism or conservatism, shows Democrats get the lion's share of donations from tech company employees.

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  • Remembering Oscar de la Renta

    The fashion community has lost one of its greatest talents. Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82 and in my more than 20 years in the business I can say that he will be truly missed.

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