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No shortage of newsy topics on this Wednesday, as a handful of stories have left heads shaking, and jaws scraping the floor on this Wedneday, June 26, 2013 –
• Aaron Hernandez arrested, cut, and charged with murder: In the course of roughly six hours, the now former Patriots tight end was arrested at his home, cut by New England, and charged with murder.
• Nelson Mandela on life support: The iconic former South African president has been ill for several days, but on Wednesday officials reveal that his condition has worsened, and the anti-apartheid leader is now on life support.
• Sharapova, Federer bounced from Wimbledon: A pair of former All-England Club champs, in Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer, are ousted in Round Two matches. Federer is the tournaments defending champion, and was gunning for an 8th Wimbledon title, while Sharapova took the women's title in 2004.
• SCOTUS does away with DOMA, dismisses Proposition 8: By a vote of 5-4 in each instance, on Wednesday the Supreme Court tossed out a law that denied same-sex couples federal benefits, and rejected California’s ban on gay marriage.
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