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Indy Champ Wheldon Dies In Vegas Speedway Crash

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Two-time Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed in the 15-car pileup — a blow to his family, fans and to the sport, which had looked to this series to build a new generation of audience and racers. Wheldon was 33. Three other drivers were hurt in the pileup during lap 13.
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Not My Job: We Quiz The Duplass Brothers On Sibling Rivalry

Mark and Jay Duplass take a break from writing, directing, acting and producing to play a game called "Hating you is like hating myself."
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Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit Fly

Since September, Florida has been fighting an infestation of the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that threatened more than 400 crops. The state declared the insect eradicated as of Saturday.
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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a West Texas resort on Saturday morning. He was 79. The news of Scalia's death was first reported by the San Antonio Express-News, and later confirmed by the U.S. Marshals Service. Scalia, a native of New Jersey, was appointed to the court in...
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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.

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