Alan B. Krueger, who advised two presidents and helped lead economics toward a more scientific approach to research and policymaking, was found dead on Saturday at his home in Princeton, N.J. He was 58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like "Miserlou" and "Let's Go Trippin'" earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 81.
Tom Hatten, a former actor, announcer and KTLA host died Saturday at age 92, the Los Angeles television station reported. The station said it learned of Hatten’s passing from his longtime friend and former
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the Title IX federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died at his home Thursday at age 91. Bayh
Johnny Thompson, also known as “The Great Tomsoni,” died in Las Vegas on March 9. He was 84. The showman was a versatile performer of music, magic, comedy, and drama throughout his decades long career.
John Kilzer, a singer and songwriter from Tennessee whose music career spanned 30 years and who became a pastor after undergoing drug recovery, has died. Kilzer's death was disclosed Tuesday by St. John's
Among his signature musical moments was the attention-grabbing "on the four" solo — Bum-ba-bum-BOOM — that launched the 1963 hit "Be My Baby" by the Ronettes. LOS ANGELES — Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame
(CNN) — Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin died late last week, USA cycling confirmed Sunday. She was 23. Catlin's brother, Colin, said on Facebook Friday that his sister killed herself. "She's the one person
(CNN) — Freeda Foreman, a former professional boxer and the daughter of two-time heavyweight champion boxer George Foreman, has died at 42. Freeda Foreman was found unresponsive inside her Houston home
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Julia Ruth Stevens, the last surviving daughter of Hall of Fame baseball slugger Babe Ruth and a decades-long champion of his legacy, has died at age 102, her family has announced.
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, best known for his role as a pilot on 1980s TV series Airwolf, has died, aged 73. According to his death certificate, obtained by TMZ, Vincent died of cardiac arrest on 10 February
When his grandmother found an old typewriter in the attic, only child Dan Jenkins of Texas became a writer. ¶ Word for word, he typed the war dispatches and sports columns from the Fort Worth papers, to
Luke Perry, who burst onto the television scene and countless fan-magazine covers in 1990 as one of the core cast members of the Fox drama “Beverly Hills, 90210,” then went on to a busy career in television
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — King Kong Bundy, the 6-foot-4 (193-centimeter) professional wrestler best known for facing Hulk Hogan in WrestleMania 2, has died. He was 61. Bundy died Monday, said promoter and
DETROIT (AP) — Ted Lindsay lived to do what he thought was right. He pioneered the first NHL players' union despite intense opposition from team management, began the tradition of taking the Stanley Cup
Keith Flint, vocalist with the Prodigy, has died at the age of 49. He was found at his home in Essex on Monday. The Prodigy released a statement confirming the news, saying: “It is with deepest shock sadness
Zhores I. Alferov, a Russian physicist who won a Nobel Prize for research that underpinned an array of inventions integral to modern life, from solar cells to DVD players to cellphones, died Friday night
MOSCOW (AP) — Zhores Alferov, a Russian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, has died. He was 88. His death was announced Saturday by the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, where Alferov
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles McCarry, an admired and prescient spy novelist who foresaw passenger jets as terrorist weapons in "The Better Angels" and devised a compelling theory for JFK's assassination in
André Previn died on February 28 in New York City Legendary composer and pianist André Previn has died. The 10-time Grammy Award winner, who also earned four Oscars throughout his lifetime, died in his
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edward Nixon, the youngest brother of former President Richard Nixon who staunchly defended his sibling's White House legacy, died Wednesday. He was 88. The Richard Nixon Foundation
VICTORIA (Reuters) - Former Seychelles President Albert René, who seized power in a 1977 coup and dominated politics in the Indian Ocean archipelago for nearly three decades, died aged 83 on Wednesday.
Stanley Donen, who directed Fred Astaire dancing on the ceiling, Gene Kelly singing in the rain and a host of other sparkling moments from some of Hollywood’s greatest musicals, died on Thursday in Manhattan.
ROME (AP) — Marella Agnelli, widow of Fiat tycoon Gianni Agnelli and a 20th-century symbol of elegance and beauty, died Saturday at her family home in Turin, in Italy's northern Piedmont region, at age