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Co-stars mourn 'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae [Video]

Charlotte Rae, the actress who played housekeeper-turned-den-mother Mrs. Garrett on both "Diff’rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life," has died. She …

The places around the world where dying has been BANNED

You'd think banning the laws of physics would be impossible, but there are a handful of places where officials have given it a go - by outlawing …

Permafrost

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid …

Playboy art director who created bunny logo dies at 93

CHICAGO (AP) — Magazine designer Art Paul, who created Playboy's famous tuxedoed bunny head logo, has died. He was 93.

'Superman' actress Margot Kidder dies at 69

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Tom Wolfe, pioneering 'New Journalist,' dead at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of "New Journalism" who exuberantly chronicled American culture from the Merry Pranksters through …

Tom Wolfe

Patricia Morison, Broadway and Hollywood star, dies at 103

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patricia Morison, who originated the role of an overemotional diva in the Broadway musical "Kiss Me, Kate," starred on stage …

Los Angeles

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of …

Prize-winning children's author Richard Peck dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning children's author Richard Peck, who drew upon his Illinois roots for such favorites as "A Long Way from Chicago" and "A …

Illinois

Most Unnecessary TV Deaths of 2018 (So Far) — Which Losses Still Bug You?

Here at TVLine, we understand that few characters are ever truly safe from the Grim Reaper’s icy grip — but that doesn’t mean we have to take their …

TV

Poor Medical Care in ICE Custody Is Fatal, New Report Finds

In case after case examined in a new report from immigration advocacy groups, substandard medical care contributed to detainees’ deaths.

Immigration

Joe Jackson, Father of Michael and Janet Jackson, Dead at 89

Build the story, feel the vibe<p>The news app with the latest stories and trending conversations.<p>Get the app<p>In memoriam.Entertainment Tonight.4 days …

Harlan Ellison, science fiction master, dies at age 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harlan Ellison, the prolific, pugnacious author of "A Boy and His Dog," and countless other stories that blasted society with …

Science Fiction

Gary Beach, who won a Tony in 'The Producers,' dies at 70

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Beach, a Broadway and TV veteran whose portrayal of a truly terrible theater director in Mel Brooks' monster hit "The Producers" …

Mel Brooks

Airman who inspired 'Good Morning, Vietnam' film has died

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, …

Robin Williams

Black Panther Party co-founder Elbert "Big Man" Howard dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elbert "Big Man" Howard, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party who served as newspaper editor, information officer and …

Black Panther Party

California's fiery former congressman Ron Dellums dies at 82

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California's first black congressman, died …

Northern California

Oklahoma teen who killed parents, siblings gets life in prison

Michael Bever who was 16 at the time of the killings, was found guilty in May by a jury in a Tulsa County District Court of five counts of …

Crime

Judge orders migrants returned to U.S. in midst of deportation flight

The pair were among 12 plaintiffs in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenging changes in asylum policies ordered by …

Immigration

Texas opens investigation of reported immigrant child death

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas child welfare officials Thursday opened an abuse and neglect investigation into reports that surfaced last week of a child …

Immigration

Charges: Teasing led to fatal Wisconsin circular saw attack

Build the story, feel the vibe<p>The news app with the latest stories and trending conversations.<p>Get the app<p>U.S. News.Associated Press.15 minutes …

Circular Saw

White House can't -- or won't -- explain Trump's wildfire tweets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even the White House can't explain President Donald Trump's tweets suggesting California environmental laws have worsened wildfires raging in that state.<p>On Tuesday, administration officials declined to offer any clarity on Trump's series of tweets claiming environmental laws and water …

Donald Trump

Dad goes to pick up 3-year-old and finds him dead after spending over 3 hours in scorching hot day care bus

Dad goes to pick up 3-year-old and finds him dead after spending over 3 hours in scorching hot day care bus originally appeared on abcnews.go.comWhen …

Day Care

Vince Vaughn Arrested For DWI, Resisting Arrest

<b>(video via ET Online)</b><p>Vince Vaughn was arrested in Hermosa Beach early Sunday morning, the Manhattan Beach Police Department confirmed to <i>The Hollywood</i> …

Jackson Odell Dies: Actor in ‘The Goldbergs’ And ‘iCarly’ Was 20

<b>(Video via People)</b><p>Actor Jackson Odell was found dead on Friday in a sober living home, according to reports. The young actor was found unresponsive …

CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Anthony Bourdain, the chef and gifted storyteller who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly …

How To Apply For $350 Million In Student Loan Forgiveness

There's $350 million in student loan forgiveness available on a first-come, first-served basis. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education added …

'Deadliest Catch' star Blake Painter dead at 38: report

“Deadliest Catch” star Blake Painter has died, according to TMZ. He was 38. Law enforcement told the celebrity news site the captain's body was …

Televangelist with three planes wants followers to pay for a $54 million private jet

If Jesus was to descend from heaven and physically set foot on 21st century earth, prosperity gospel televangelist Jesse Duplantis told his …

1959 Heisman Trophy winner, LSU legend Billy Cannon passes away at 80

<b>Video by Sports Illustrated</b><p>One of the best players to ever put on an LSU football uniform has passed away as the school confirmed that legendary …