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Doreen McCallister

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Frank D. Gilroy Dies At 89

Monday, September 14, 2015

In 1964, Frank D. Gilroy's The Subject Was Roses opened on Broadway. The play landed Gilroy theater's triple crown: a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony Award and a Drama Critics' Circle Award.

Gilroy died on Saturday at age 89. In a statement, his family cited natural causes.

The Subject Was Roses, ...

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Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Second Indy 500

Monday, May 25, 2015

Juan Pablo Montoya came from last place to win the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

It was his second victory at the Brickyard — the first was 15 years ago.

Montoya started 15th and drove from the back of the field. ...

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Making Pies For Pi Day: Think Inside The Circle

Friday, March 13, 2015

Editor's note: A version of this story was published in March 2011.

Get ready to roll out some dough, because it's almost Pi Day.

What's that, you ask? Think back to geometry class. Pi represents the ratio of a circle's circumference (the distance around the circle) to its diameter (the ...

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Coroner Identifies Homeless Man On Skid Row Killed By LAPD

Friday, March 06, 2015

A homeless man shot and killed in a confrontation with police has been identified by the Los Angeles County coroner's office as 43-year-old Charley Leundeu Keunang. Relatives confirmed his identity. He is believed to originally be from Cameroon.

Keunang was shot and killed by LAPD officers Sunday on skid ...

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Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital

Monday, March 02, 2015

Nurse Nina Pham tells the Dallas Morning News that while she is Ebola free, she suffers residual effects from contracting the disease from a patient she cared for last fall at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

Pham's patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, was the first person in the ...

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Hackers Strike Health Insurer Anthem, Inc.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The country's second-biggest health insurer says cyber attackers infiltrated one of its IT systems and obtained personal information about current and former customers as well as employees covered by the insurer.

"The information accessed includes names, birthdays, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income data," ...

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Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81

Friday, January 30, 2015

The obituary in The Los Angeles Times describes Rod McKuen as "prolific" and that may well be an understatement considering the many compositions he churned out.

McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry.

His work included the Academy Award-nominated song "Jean" ...

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Highway Overpass In Cincinnati Collapses; 1 Dead

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Updated at 11:30 a.m. ET.

A construction worker was killed and the driver of a semi-tractor trailer was injured when a section of overpass collapsed on southbound Interstate 75, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

The newspaper reports that the Cincinnati office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...

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Shots Fired Near Vice President's Delaware Home, Biden Wasn't There

Monday, January 19, 2015

An unidentified person or persons fired multiple gunshots from a vehicle near Vice President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington, Del., according to the U.S. Secret Service.

Residents in the area heard the shots and saw the vehicle speed away, according to Reuters.

The home is several hundred yards from ...

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Suspect, 1 Victim Dead In Shooting At Texas VA Clinic

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The El Paso Veterans Affairs Health Care System clinic will be closed on Wednesday as authorities investigate Tuesday's deadly shooting.

An unidentified gunman opened fire at the clinic. Two people are dead, including the suspect.

The incident was confirmed by Fort Bliss commanding general Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty.

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From Miss America To Tabloid Fodder: Bess Myerson Dies At 90

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

When Bess Myerson borrowed a bathing suit in 1945 to compete in the Miss New York City competition, she could not have known the wild wave she would ride during her life in the public eye.

Before Myerson competed in Atlantic City, N.J., for the title of Miss America, ...

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Toddler Fatally Shoots His Mother At Idaho Wal-Mart

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Veronica J. Rutledge, 29, of Blackfoot, Idaho, had a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

She had that gun with her when she took her son and three other children shopping at Wal-Mart in Hayden.

They were in the Idaho town about 40 miles northeast of Spokane, Wash., to visit ...

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Rep. Grimm To Resign After Guilty Plea On Tax Charge

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Republican Rep. Michael Grimm of New York announced he would resign effective Jan. 5 in a statement reported by The Associated Press and CBS.

When Grimm pleaded guilty last week to filing a false tax return, he said he would stay in Congress for as long as possible.

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Oregon Woman Released From East Timor Prison

Friday, December 26, 2014

In January 2013, Dr. Stacey Addison of Portland, Ore., embarked on a trip around the world. Her starting point was Antarctica.

Addison, a veterinarian, had made all the necessary plans and had sold her house so she would have enough money for the trip.

In September of 2014, she shared ...

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NYPD Sorts Out Threats, Plans Funerals For Liu And Ramos

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Authorities in New York City are monitoring threats made against police since two officers were fatally shot on Saturday, and are upping security at some stationhouses.

The gunman, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, shot and killed Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in their patrol car before committing suicide. He had posted ...

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Brooke Astor's Son, Convicted Of Raiding Mother's Fortune, Dies At 90

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Anthony Marshall was convicted in 2009 of defrauding his mother, socialite Brooke Astor.

Astor, who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, was 105 when she died in 2007.

During his trial, prosecutors said Marshall stole from his mother by taking expensive items out of her home or by getting ...

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AFL-CIO Supports Black Friday Strikes Against Walmart

Friday, November 28, 2014

Since 2012, Our Walmart, an employee labor group, has been staging strikes on the day after Thanksgiving. The group wants workers to get more full-time jobs and make a living wage of $15 an hour.

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Snowed-Out Buffalo Bills To Play N.Y. Jets In Detroit

Friday, November 21, 2014

Thanks to a massive snowstorm in western New York state, the National Football League has moved the Buffalo Bills' home game against the New York Jets this weekend to Detroit.

More than 5 feet of snow have fallen in some areas and even more had been expected by ...

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Actress Who Played Mrs. Wolowitz On 'Big Bang Theory' Dies At 62

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Viewers of the CBS show The Big Bang Theory never saw Carol Ann Susi — but boy did they hear her.

She played Howard Wolowitz's mom, Debbie, who had a brash voice with a Brooklyn accent. She was often heard shouting, "Howard!" But just calling Mrs. Wolowitz loud ...

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Study: Detergent Pods Can Harm Children Who Play With Them

Monday, November 10, 2014

It's generally a good idea to have the number of the poison control center handy. That's an even better plan if you have laundry detergent and small children at home.

For decades, poison centers received many calls each year about children swallowing laundry detergent or getting it in their eyes. ...

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