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Subway riders in New York also stripped down for the annual “No Pants” event. (Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters)

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As U-Md. cuts budget, it also builds a mansion. The university will demolish its president’s house and lay the foundation for a new that comes with a $7.2 million price tag.

Ex-White House chef spills secrets. Among them: Clinton-era food binges, Rosalynn Carter’s cheese ring, more great presidential dish.

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