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Robin Williams Tributes: Rufio, Broadway’s ‘Aladdin,’ and More

From World of Warcraft and late night to Dante Basco—better known as Rufio from Hook—see some of the tributes to the great comedian.<p>1) Last Tuesday …

Remembrances of Robin Williams

"Years ago, I was a Hilton banquet waiter at the annual Glide Church appreciation dinner. The Rev. Cecil Williams' wife was on the board and Robin was there. The staff was out of the room during the program, but I believe he did a stint at the microphone.<p>"When the event was over, I helped deliver a …

The first detailed Moon photo was taken 50 years ago today

Until 50 years ago today, we had never seen exactly what the Moon's surface looked like. As the Space Race heated up, NASA launched the first Ranger probe in 1961, intending to capture photographs and scout the way forward for a human landing. But a rocket on Ranger 1 failed to fire, sending the …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 1 | 1944: Uprising to free Warsaw begins

<b>1944: Uprising to free Warsaw begins</b><p>The Polish Home Army has begun a battle to liberate Warsaw, the first European capital to fall to the Germans nearly five years ago.<p>At 1700 local time, the code signal "Tempest" was given and there was a wave of explosions and rifle fire throughout the …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 4 | 1964: Three civil rights activists found dead

<b>1964: Three civil rights activists found dead</b><p>The bodies of three civil rights workers missing for six weeks have been found buried in a partially constructed dam near Philadelphia, Mississippi.<p>Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation found the three young men - two white and one black man - …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 6 | 1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

<b>1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima</b><p>The first atomic bomb has been dropped by a United States aircraft on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.<p>President Harry S Truman, announcing the news from the cruiser, USS Augusta, in the mid-Atlantic, said the device was more than 2,000 times more powerful than …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 5 | 1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead

<b>1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead</b><p>Screen icon Marilyn Monroe has been found dead in bed at her Los Angeles home.<p>The 36-year-old actress' body was discovered in the early hours of this morning by two doctors who were called to her Brentwood home by a concerned housekeeper.<p>The doctors were forced to …

Georgia case reopened after alleged prostitute accused in yacht death

<b>(CNN) —</b> The death of a Google executive on a yacht is raising new questions about the death of a nightclub owner on the other side of the country -- because of the possible role an alleged prostitute played in each case.<p>Alix Catherine Tichelman, 26, appeared in court Wednesday in Santa Cruz, …