Explorer-scientist Walter Munk, ‘Einstein of the Oceans,’ dies

He was among the first wave of scientists to pull on scuba gear and explore wondrous and wicked oceans.

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Former Congressman Anthony Weiner, seen here Sept. 25, 2017 leaving federal court following his sentencing in New York, has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017.
Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

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Medical emergency triggers stampede at San Francisco theater

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U.S. military planes land near Venezuela border with aid

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Anti-Brexit demonstrators stand next to a van with large cartoon style portraits of leading British politicians including, from right, Prime Minister Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Davis, outside the Palace of Westminster in London on Feb. 14. British lawmakers are holding another series of votes on Brexit legislation Thursday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference in Richmond, Virginia, on March 6, 2017. Grimm is continuing to sue the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia over a policy that banned him from using the boys’ bathrooms. He’s now trying to amend the suit to include the matter of his unchanged transcripts. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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