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Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

In this March 6, 2014 file photo, Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets fans and reporters outside his home on his 87th birthday in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. The author's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose intoxicating novels and short stories exposed millions outside Latin America to its passions, superstition, violence and social inequality, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday. He was 87.

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Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

ALTERNATIVE CROP OF XLAT301 - This undated file photo of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is seen in an unknown location. Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. (AP Photo/Hamilton, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia’s Caribbean coast.

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Disney Channel’s ‘Jessie’ breaks romantic ground

This photo released by Disney Channel shows Debby Ryan, left, and Jillian Rose Reed, in "Acting With the Frenemy," a new episode of "Jessie," airing on Friday, April 27, 2014, (7:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET/PT), on the Disney Channel. The title character of Disney Channel's "Jessie," starring Ryan, becomes engaged in a four-episode arc that will conclude the season this fall. (AP Photo/Disney Channel, Tony Rivetti)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The title character of “Jessie” heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar.

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Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update

This screen shot shows the home screen of a phone running the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. (AP Photo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft’s new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.

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Strahan’s ‘GMA’ side job confirmed with his visit

This Oct. 28, 2013 file photo shows former professional football player Michael Strahan, co-host of "Live with Kelly and Michael," attending the 23rd Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards in New York. Strahan has made good on reports that he is joining "Good Morning America" by paying a visit to the ABC breakfast show on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The former football star and current co-host with Kelly Ripa of "Live With Kelly and Michael" will join "Good Morning America" part-time. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Strahan has made good on reports that he’s joining “Good Morning America” by paying a visit to the ABC breakfast show on Tuesday.

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