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Several months ago the White House reached out to Maron to see if he'd be interested in having Barack Obama as his guest. "I just didn't think that it would ever happen," Maron says.
The composer, conductor, teacher and music historian who coined the term Third Stream for his synthesis of jazz and classical music, died Sunday in Boston from complications of leukemia. He was 89.
Jordan Spieth won the U.S. Open on Sunday for the second leg of golf's grand slam. He is only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year.
A 21-year-old white man, Dylann Roof, has been charged with nine murders and is being held in jail. We have a timeline of what is known so far in the investigation.
The place that the confederate flag should occupy has long divided the country. Many want the flag to be removed. But some leading Republicans have defended the right of South Carolina to display it.
The nation's churches on Sunday paid tribute to the 9 people who were killed last week at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. It was the first Sunday service since the shooting.