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World War II Navajo Code Talker Dies at 92

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died.<p>The Navajo Nation says …

World War II

NPR Newscaster Carl Kasell Dies At 84, After A Lifelong Career On-Air

Every weekday for more than three decades, his baritone steadied our mornings. Even in moments of chaos and crisis, Carl Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news. But behind that hid a lively sense of humor, revealed to listeners late in his career, when he became the beloved judge and …

Vietnam War

Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid crusader, dies at 81

<b>(CNN) —</b> Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, has died at age 81.<p>The family said in a statement that she passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long illness, for which …

South Africa

R. Lee Ermey, actor in 'Full Metal Jacket,' dies at 74

<b>(CNN) —</b> R. Lee Ermey, the actor known for his Golden Globe-nominated role as an intimidating drill sergeant in "Full Metal Jacket," died Sunday at the age of 74, according to his manager.<p>Ermey died from complications of pneumonia, said Bill Rogin, his manager, in a post on Twitter. CNN's calls and …

R. Lee Ermey

‘Star Trek’ star marries Leonard Nimoy’s son

RT BREAKING NEWS!! ADAM NIMOY & TERRY FARRELL got MARRIED TODAY at a CIVIL CEREMONY at CITY HALL in SAN FRANCISCO! Today is the BIRTHDAY of Adam’s …

Star Trek

The 8 and a Half Most Underrated MONTY PYTHON Sketches

It was announced last week the entire Monty Python catalog will soon find its considerably silly way to Netflix beginning in April. This is excellent …

Comedy

Billy Graham, evangelist pastor and counselor to presidents, dead at age 99

Billy Graham, the charismatic North Carolina pastor who took his evangelizing crusades around the country and the globe, died on Wednesday morning, according to officials of his organization. He was 99.<p>Graham achieved a reach unlike any other evangelist, serving as a counselor or minister to a …

Billy Graham

John Mahoney Dies: Emmy-Nominated ‘Frasier’ Star Was 77

John Mahoney, who played Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce’s father on the hit NBC sitcom <i>Frasier</i>, died on Sunday, Deadline has confirmed. He was …

Sue Grafton, mystery writer who based titles on the alphabet, dies at 77

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sue Grafton, the mystery writer who penned best-selling novels with alphabet-based titles, starting with "A Is for Alibi" and ending with "Y Is for Yesterday," has died, her daughter, Jamie Clark, said Friday in a social media post. She was 77.<p>"I am sorry to tell you all that Sue passed …

Ghostwriters

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, will go to jail despite his deteriorating health and age

<b>A 96-year-old German man, known as the ‘bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, will go to jail over his role in mass murders during WW2 despite his old age, a</b> …

R.I.P. Pam The Funkstress, legendary DJ from The Coup

Pam Warren—a.k.a. Pam The Funkstress, a.k.a. Purple Pam, a.k.a. the Turntable Queen—has died, <i>Rolling Stone</i> reports. Best known for her sonic …

Bob Givens, veteran animator of Bugs Bunny, dead at 99

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The animator who helped design Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd has died. Bob Givens was 99 years old.<p>Daughter Mariana Givens says her father died Dec. 14 in Burbank, California from acute respiratory failure.<p>Bob Givens started working for Walt Disney Studios right out of high school …

Animation

Bruce McCandless, First Astronaut To Fly Untethered In Space, Has Died

NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless has died at the age of 80, NASA announced Friday. You may not know his name, but you most likely have seen him in one of the most famous pictures ever taken in space. In 1984, McCandless strapped on a jet-powered backpack and flew away from the shuttle, by himself, …

Space Exploration

Heather North, voice of Daphne on 'Scooby-Doo,' dies at 71

Heather North, an actress best known for voicing Daphne Blake on the "Scooby-Doo" cartoon series, has died in California. She was 71.<p>Family friend Jodie Mann told the Hollywood Reporter that North died Nov. 30 at her home in Studio City, near Hollywood, after a long illness.<p>North was first heard as …

Scooby-Doo

Simeon Booker, Pioneering Reporter on Race Issues, Dies at 99

Simeon S. Booker Jr., an award-winning journalist and author who provided pioneering coverage of racial injustice and the civil rights struggle for readers of Jet and Ebony magazines and was The Washington Post’s first black reporter, died on Sunday in Solomons, Md. He was 99.<p>His wife, Carol, …

Black History

Charles Jenkins, US soldier who defected to North Korea, dies aged 77

Jenkins became an unlikely celebrity in Japan after his wife, a victim of the regime’s cold war abductions, was freed in 2002<p>Charles Jenkins, a US soldier who defected to North Korea and later married a Japanese victim of the regime’s cold war abductions, has died in Japan aged 77.<p>Jenkins, a native …

North Korea

Bob Givens, The Original Designer Of Bugs Bunny, Has Passed Away At The Age Of 99

On December 14th Bob Givens, the original designer of Bugs Bunny, passed away at the age of 99 due to an undisclosed illness in Burbank, California, according to his family who made the announcement on Facebook.<p>Before Givens was given the task to redesign Bugs Bunny before his 1940 debut in the …

Warner Bros

Athletes From Around The World Strip Off For Charity Calendar, And The Photos Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster

London-based photographer and former biathlete Dominika Cuda has gathered cross-fit champions, ballerinas, horse riders and other sportsmen and women …

CrossFit

Actor Steve Reevis of 'Fargo,' 'Dancing With Wolves' dies

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Actor Steve Reevis, who had supporting roles in the movies "Fargo" and "Last of the Dogmen," has died. He was 55.<p>Ralph Foster of the Foster Funeral Home said Friday that Reevis died Thursday at a hospital Missoula. He did not know the cause of death.<p>Reevis was a member of the …

Entertainment

Jim Nabors, 'Gomer Pyle' star, dead at 87

Goodbye, Gomer.<p>Jim Nabors, who created one of TV’s beloved comedic characters, Gomer Pyle, died Thursday in Hawaii at the age of 87, his personal assistant, Charisse Gines, confirmed for USA TODAY.<p>The entertainer, who underwent a liver transplant in 1994 after contracting hepatitis B, died …

Jim Nabors

Buzz Belmondo Dies: ‘Out Of This World’ Actor & Comic Was 70

Buzz Belmondo, a comedian, actor and writer who was a regular on the syndicated sitcom <i>Out of This World</i> and recurred on <i>Baywatch,</i> died Tuesday of …

Dark matter and energy: Researcher questions existence of mysterious, unseen particles and force

Both Einstein's theories and Newton's laws work in a universe sans dark matter and dark energy, says researcher.<p>Going against a century of scientific …

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

With the right settings, a camera can literally mix heaven and earth. The night sky can create some stunning images, but since cameras are at their …

Landscape Photography

A 100-year-old US riot only now being talked about

<b>It's almost 100 years since 19 African-American soldiers were executed following a violent mutiny in Texas. Why is the US only now coming to terms with what happened?</b><p>For decades, no name appeared above the grave of Corporal Jesse Moore, only the number seven.<p>The figure corresponded to noose number …

United States

Ron Howard Wrote A Touching Tribute To His Father, Rance Howard, After His Passing At 89

Rance Howard, the father of Ron and Clint Howard, has passed away at the age of 89. The news was broken by Ron Howard in a touching Twitter post about his father, a longtime actor and collaborator with his sons in <i>Apollo 13</i>, <i>A Beautiful Mind</i>, <i>Cocoon</i>, and several other films. He’s also appeared in …

Bryce Dallas Howard

Bizarre sight of 'UFO' disappearing into portal seen across the globe

After a series of UFO sightings, a new footage of a mysterious object has taken over the internet leaving many people baffled. It seems that after …

Pictures of the Week 11.16.17

Rock legends salute Malcolm Young on AC/DC founder's death | Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tributes poured in on Sunday for Malcolm Young, co-founder of the Australian rock band AC/DC, a day after he died at the age 64 after suffering from dementia for several years.<p>Malcolm Young and his brother Angus Young founded AC/DC in 1973. Their hits included “Highway to …

Rock Music

Robert Guillaume, 'Benson' star, dies at 89

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actor Robert Guillaume, best known for his title role in the TV series "Benson," died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 89.<p>His wife Donna Guillaume told CNN he had battled prostate cancer in recent years.<p>"He kinda went the way everyone wishes they could, surrounded by love and in …

Comedians

Fats Domino: A Life in Pictures

New Orleans