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Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dead at 91

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dead at 91

Hugh Hefner -- the silk-robed Casanova whose Playboy men's magazine popularized the term "centerfold," glamorized an urbane bachelor lifestyle and helped spur the sexual revolution of the 1960s -- has died, the magazine said late Wednesday. He was 91.

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Trump Says He Groped Melania in Public, Ivanka Looks Down on Him, in Newly Released Recordings

Trump Says He Groped Melania in Public, Ivanka Looks Down on Him, in Newly Released Recordings

Donald Trump thinks Ivanka “looks down on me,” concedes he has groped Melania in public, knows his compulsive handwashing “could be a psychological problem” and once suggested deploying sleeping gas on planes to deter terrorists, according to a new archive of all the conversations he had on air with The Howard Stern Show.

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Amid Harvey Floods, Houston Chief Worries ‘How Many Bodies?’

Amid Harvey Floods, Houston Chief Worries 'How Many Bodies?'

Crews overwhelmed by thousands of rescue calls during one of the heaviest downpours in U.S. history have had little time to search for other potential victims, but officials acknowledge the grim reality that fatalities linked to Harvey could soar once the devastating floodwaters recede from one of America's most sprawling metropolitan centers...

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Cajun Navy Brings Boats From Louisiana to Help Flood-Ravaged Houston

Cajun Navy Brings Boats From Louisiana to Help Flood-Ravaged Houston

As the full scope of Hurricane Harvey's devastation continues to come into focus, a group of volunteer rescue crews, who call themselves the "Cajun Navy," has risen to the occasion, responding to calls for help from victims of the unprecedented flooding in southeastern Texas...

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Powerball: Somebody’s Gotta Win, Eventually

Powerball: Somebody’s Gotta Win, Eventually

The big idea: Some wonder why anyone would buy a lottery ticket. Others think: Why not spend two bucks each week for a chance to become a millionaire — or better? Behavioral economists shed light on why what seems the height of illogic to some makes perfect sense to others...

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