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Your Week in Review: June 13

A Republican's surprising primary loss, the death of an actress and the start of the World Cup all made headlines this week. A Republican's surprising primary loss, the death of an actress and the start of the World Cup all made headlines this week.

(RNN) - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his district's Republican primary on Tuesday.

Cantor announced he will complete his current term in office but will step down as House majority leader on July 31.

Actress and activist Ruby Dee has died. Dee started her acting career in the '40s and won an Emmy and Grammy for her work. She was 91 years old.

The World Cup began on Thursday. Host nation Brazil played Croatia in the opening match. The U.S. team has its first match on Monday.

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom News in Review.

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