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Comedian And Activist Dick Gregory Dead At 84
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Gregory's son, Christian, told The Associated Press his father died late Saturday in Washington, D
Washington Monument Reopens
With more than 150 cracks patched and repaired in its white marble, the Washington Monument is reopening for the first time since a 2011 earthquake caused widespread damage.
GOP Congressman Yells at Park Ranger at WWII Memorial
The Government shutdown has gotten a little bit ugly. On Wednesday, Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer from Texas decided to confront a park ranger at the WWII memorial in Washington DC who was not allowing the public to enter the memorial during the shutdown.

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