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  • Jack Carter, brash comic, dies at 93 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 9:14 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California, home, a family spokesman said.

  • Librarian of Congress to step down after nearly 3 decades 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 12:42 pm

    WASHINGTON - James Billington, the librarian of Congress who has led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, announced Wednesday that he will step down at year's end.