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Remembering Hugh Hefner, American mogul of sex

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died Wednesday at 91. First published in 1953, the magazine made Hefner the face of sexual liberation in the 1960s and a subject of feminist critique. Jeffrey Brown looks back at Hefner’s legacy with Amanda Marcotte…

Politics Sep 13

Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., speaks to the press next to fellow senators Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, (left) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) in this file photo from Feb. 4, 1999. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
Pete Domenici, former GOP senator, has died

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday.

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