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  1. rip
    The Obama Family’s First Dog, Bo, Has DiedThe Obamas’ beloved Portuguese water dog, who became a White House celebrity in his own right, was 12.
  2. ruth bader ginsburg
    RBG’s Death: Latest Updates on Reaction, Political AftermathThe enormous political ramifications are continuing to play out.
  3. rip
    Ross Perot Will Remain a Legend Among Foes of PartisanshipThe business executive, who died today at 89, ran fascinating presidential campaigns in ’92 and ’96, but they were very much a product of the time.
  4. obits
    Thad Cochran Was a Vestige of a Non-Racist Southern GOPThe late senator was one of the last representatives of a southern Republicanism that pre-dated the region’s racial realignment.
  5. rip
    Senator John McCain Dead at 81The iconic senator survived more than five years as a P.O.W. and more than three decades as a member of Congress.
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    Rest in Peace, TinyLetterMailChimp is getting rid of its excellent newsletter service.
  7. rip
    S.I. Newhouse, Legendary Condé Nast Publisher, Dies at 89Another end of an era in publishing.
  8. rip
    Don’t Call 8 Because Cellino and Barnes May Be Splitting UpThe law firm behind the most memorable of jingles could break up, coincidentally, because of a lawsuit.
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    Farewell, Gchat, Our Hot Gossip and Office Complaints Will Miss YeGoogle is officially forcing all users to switch to Hangouts. Rest easy, Gchat.
  10. Billionaire Philanthropist and Businessman David Rockefeller Dies at 101The last surviving grandson of John D. Rockefeller of Standard Oil.
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    BlackBerry’s Global Market Share Is Now 0.0 PercentThe CrackBerry is dead. Real dead.
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    Fling App Founder Went from $21 Million to Throwing Baguettes in the OfficeThe social-media app was removed from the App Store by Apple in 2015 for spreading pornographic content.
  13. rip
    The Penn Station Amtrak Departures Board Goes DarkCrews began its removal Monday night.
  14. rip
    Dr. Henry Heimlich Dead at 96His famous anti-choking maneuver has saved an estimated 100,000 lives.
  15. rip
    John Glenn, Astronaut and Former U.S. Senator, Dies at 95He had recently been hospitalized.
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    Could Paying Millions of Dollars to Creators Have Saved Vine?Last year, a group of Vine’s biggest stars asked for over $1 million each to keep creating content. Vine said no.
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    How Vine Created a Culture and Lost Control of ItTwitter announced that it is discontinuing the six-second-video app.
  18. rip
    Miami Marlins Pitcher José Fernández Killed in Boating CrashThe 24-year-old ace was one of the best pitchers in baseball.
  19. Harambe
    Jill Stein Becomes the First Presidential Candidate to Court the Harambe VoteShe’s also losing to Harambe in Texas. #RIP
  20. r.i.p.
    A Bullfighter’s SacrificeMatador Victor Barrio, who was gored to death on Saturday in Spain, was one of the courageous few who still dream of being, and train to become, bullfighters in a modern world that rejects them.
  21. r.i.p.
    Author, Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel Has DiedHe devoted his life to keeping the memory of the Holocaust and its victims alive.
  22. r.i.p.
    Muhammad Ali, Legend In and Out of the Boxing Ring, Is Dead at 74He had been fighting Parkinson’s disease for decades. 
  23. r.i.p.
    4-Foot-Long Alligator Found Dead in New Jersey Park“We have never had a gator sighting in any of our county park’s waterways.”
  24. Scenes of Mourning at the Funeral for Slain NYPD Officer Randolph HolderThousands, including many fellow cops, paid their respects to the policeman killed in East Harlem last week.
  25. r.i.p.
    Kalief Browder, Teen Held at Rikers for 3 Years Without a Trial, Found DeadBrowder killed himself at his mother’s home on Saturday.
  26. Man’s Obituary Lists Final Wish: Don’t Vote for Hillary“Also, the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. R.I.P. Grandaddy.”
  27. r.i.p.
    Here’s Bob Simon’s and David Carr’s Final Work 60 Minutes aired a report by Simon, and the New York Times published the final Media Equation column under Carr’s byline.
  28. r.i.p.
    The Collected Wisdom of David CarrThe beloved Times media reporter died suddenly on Thursday.
  29. r.i.p.
    New York Times Columnist David Carr Dead at 58He collapsed in the newsroom.
  30. r.i.p.
    60 Minutes Correspondent Bob Simon Killed in Manhattan Car CrashThe award-winning reporter was 73.
  31. r.i.p.
    Andrew Cuomo Remembers His Father As ‘Anything But a Typical Politician’“Mario Cuomo was the keynote speaker for our better angels.”
  32. r.i.p.
    Anthony Marshall Died Brooke Astor’s sticky-fingered son was 90 years old.
  33. r.i.p.
    Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78He was known as the capitol’s “Mayor for Life.”
  34. r.i.p.
    Porpoise F*cks Himself to DeathAn honorable way to go.
  35. r.i.p.
    NPR ‘Car Talk’ Co-Host Tom Magliozzi DiesHe passed away Monday owing to complications from Alzheimer’s.
  36. boston strong
    Longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Dead at 71He left office earlier this year after two decades in charge.
  37. r.i.p.
    Man Dies As He Lived: Despising the Kardashians“He despised anything to do with the Kardashians.”
  38. deaths
    Bernie Madoff’s Other Son Has Died at 48The scandal, Andrew Madoff said last year, is “killing me slowly.”
  39. international intrigue
    The American Who Died Fighting Against Ukraine’s Pro-Russian RebelsMark Gregory Paslawsky was a 55-year-old West Point graduate.
  40. Obama’s Statement on Robin Williams’s Death Is Rarer Than You’d ThinkThe president’s praise for deceased celebrities is inconsistent.
  41. oh brooklyn
    RIP, BrooklyKnight, the Nets’ Terrible (and Terribly Creepy) Pun-Based MascotThe team has thankfully “decided to go in a different direction.”
  42. people who are older than you
    The Oldest Man in the World Died in New York City This TimeAfter a brief stint on top.
  43. oh albany!
    R.I.P. Albany Bear, the Cub Beat Up and Killed on New York’s Animal Advocacy DayA sad, drawn-out saga ending in bear death.
  44. transportation
    R.I.P. Massimo Vignelli, Subway Map LegendAnd so much more.
  45. r.i.p.
    Bushes Say Goodbye to Miss BeazleyThe Scottie is with Barney now.
  46. sad things
    Kentucky Derby–Bound Bachelor Party Gets a Horrible SurpriseThis can happen when you rent an RV.
  47. r.i.p.
    Camilla Parker Bowles’s Brother Dead After Fall in New YorkMark Shand was 63.
  48. very sad things
    Reporter Matthew Power Dies on Assignment for Men’s Journal in UgandaHe was 39.
  49. r.i.p.
    Fatal Vision Author Joe McGinniss Dies at 71The controversial writer covered Nixon and Palin.
  50. the internet
    R.I.P., Flappy Bird: 2013-2014The smartphone game had a moment, and now it’s gone.
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