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Last Hitler Bodyguard Rochus Misch Dies

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The last days of Adolf Hitler's life have been interpreted in numerous films, books, plays and even cartoons. Now one of the few men who knew what it was really like in Hitler's final moments has died at the age of 96. He was the last remaining Hitler bodyguard, and he was among the last people to see the Nazi leader before he killed himself. The BBC's Oliver Berlau has the story about Rochus Misch, the last survivor from Hitler's bunker in Berlin.


Marlon James Wins Man Booker Prize

James is the first Jamaican author to win the prestigious literary award, for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. It's based on a real 1976 assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley.
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Behind America's Seasonal Crush On Pumpkin

This year, a national shortage of the orange squash threatens to derail America's favorite seasonal obsession.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates On Race, Justice And Finding A Voice In Local D.C.

Few writers and public intellectuals command an audience like one currently following Ta-Nehisi Coates. But long before Coates' thoughts shaped nationwide conversations about race, justice and the black experience in America, he found his voice as a young writer in local D.C. and in the city where he grew up, Baltimore.


Twitter's Suspension of Sports Media Revives Debate Over Fair Use

Twitter is going after news media that share highlights of U.S. football games without sports organizations' permission. The move shines a spotlight on the notion of fair use of copyrighted content.

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