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Tearful Olympic Hero Oscar Pistorius Describes Killing Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius, leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013.Image: Themba Hadebe/Associated Press Between sobs and howls, South African Olympic hero

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This Spy Photo Fooled NPR and U.S. Army Intelligence

It’s a blurry image, but in some ways, that makes it the perfect portrait of Mary Bowser – an African American woman who became a Union spy during the Civil War by posing as a slave in the Confederate White House. What better representation of a spy who hid in plain sight than a photograph whose

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