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Man, 74, found alive in rubble 5 days after Washington, D.C. fire

8 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Five days after a fire burned through a senior living center in Washington, D.C., a 74-year-old man was found alive.
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74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

8 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

Engineers inspecting the wreckage of a public housing complex gutted by fire five days ago found a 74-year-old tenant inside, alive and well, on Monday.
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Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

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Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

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Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

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Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

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Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, dies in court

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Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down' music video with Katy Perry

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Breakfast wraps recalled after customers find ‘small rocks' inside

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More than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps were recently recalled after customers complained of finding “small rocks” in the food, federal inspectors announced. Ruiz... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

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