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Title IX Turns 50…and Dies

  Title IX was signed into law in 1972 as part of the Education Amendment of 1972. It prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or other education program that receives funding from the federal government. It was designed to

Valeri Polyakov, record-breaking cosmonaut, dies at age 80

When humans finally tread the ochre-hued plains of Mars for the first time, one might glance up at the heavy, dust-laden skies and tender a wordless note of thanks to cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov, who helped pave the way. Polyakov died…

Ken Starr, whose probe led to Clinton impeachment, dies

Ken Starr, a former federal appellate judge and a prominent attorney whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment, has died at age 76, his family said Tuesday.Starr died at a hospital Tuesday of…

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