- British singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72 Updated: Aug-02-15 12:49 pm
LONDON - Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72.
- Joe Holbrook, 42-year weatherman in Columbus, dies at 87 Updated: Aug-02-15 10:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Joe Holbrook, who spent 42 years reporting the weather to Columbus residents for WBNS-TV, has died at 87.
- The Latest: Memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown ends Updated: Aug-01-15 2:07 pm
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- WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61 Updated: Aug-01-15 11:01 am
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.
- Woman born without legs or arms perseveres as role-model Updated: Aug-01-15 9:08 am
HILO, Hawaii - Pauline Aughe got her driver's license when she was 28.
- Stephan Beckenbauer, son of Franz, dies at 46 Updated: Aug-01-15 8:06 am
MUNICH - Bayern Munich says the son of former club great Franz Beckenbauer, Stephan, has died after a long illness. He was 46.
- Horse trainer Jerry Dutton dies at 87 Updated: Jul-31-15 7:57 pm
Jerry Dutton, a prominent thoroughbred trainer in California for more than 50 years, died Thursday in his native Idaho. He was 87.
- Longtime NPR literary critic Alan Cheuse dies at 75 Updated: Jul-31-15 7:05 pm
LOS ANGELES - Alan Cheuse, a longtime literary critic whose reviews and commentary were featured on National Public Radio for more than 25 years, has died at age 75.
- Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock dies Updated: Jul-31-15 6:50 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Retired Mississippi Chancery Judge Edward Prisock of Louisville has died of pancreatic and liver cancer.
- Doctor who was father of in vitro fertilization in US dies Updated: Jul-31-15 6:38 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, died Friday at a Virginia hospital surrounded by family.
- Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville Updated: Jul-31-15 6:07 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.
- Former White Sox pitcher Billy Pierce dies at 88 Updated: Jul-31-15 5:25 pm
CHICAGO - Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who played in two World Series and spent most of his 18 years in the majors with the Chicago White Sox, died Friday. He was 88.
- Snyder orders flags lowered to honor former Sen. Harry Gast Updated: Jul-31-15 5:19 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered that flags in the state Capitol complex be lowered in honor of former state Sen. Harry Gast.
- Funeral being held for Cardinal Baum, 3rd Archbishop of DC Updated: Jul-31-15 2:19 am
WASHINGTON - A funeral Mass is being held for Cardinal William Wakefield Baum, who served as Archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980, and died July 23.
- Justin Upton hits 3-run homer in ninth, Padres beat Mets Updated: Jul-30-15 8:14 pm
NEW YORK - Justin Upton's three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning set off a raucous dugout celebration.
- Former longtime Michigan lawmaker Harry Gast dies at 94 Updated: Jul-30-15 7:07 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Michigan - Former Michigan lawmaker Harry Gast, a straight-talking Republican who served for 32 years and led the state Senate's budget panel his final 18 years in the Capitol, died Thursday. He was 94.
- Former Red Wings defenseman Leo Reise Jr. dies at age 93 Updated: Jul-30-15 5:33 pm
DETROIT - Former Detroit Wing Rings defenseman Leo Reise Jr. has died. He was 93.
- Former Westbrook state senator dies at age 72 Updated: Jul-30-15 12:53 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut officials are mourning the death of former veteran state Sen. Eileen Daily, recalling her sense of humor, forthrightness, brevity and advocacy for her constituents.
- Youngest refugees bear brunt of Syrian war woes Updated: Jul-30-15 5:09 am
MAFRAQ, Jordan - Gathered on the desert floor, the Askar family chants prayers for their 1-year-old daughter Jawahir, who died of malnutrition and is buried beneath the sands of their informal refugee camp far from their Syrian hometown.
- Vigil being held for Cardinal Baum, 3rd Archbishop of DC Updated: Jul-30-15 3:20 am
WASHINGTON - A vigil is being held for Cardinal William Wakefield Baum, who served as Archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980, and died July 23.
- Founder of transportation company in Cedar Rapids dies at 91 Updated: Jul-29-15 5:11 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The founder of a large transportation company based in Cedar Rapids has died.
- William R. White, former Tuskegee Airman, dies at 88 Updated: Jul-29-15 11:33 am
SMITHFIELD, Virginia - William R. White, a former member of the famed squadron of African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 88.
- William R. White, former Tuskegee Airman, dies at 88 Updated: Jul-29-15 11:20 am
SMITHFIELD, Virginia - William R. White, a former member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen black flying squadron, has died in Virginia. He was 88.
- Poland's richest businessman, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65 Updated: Jul-29-15 10:58 am
WARSAW, Poland - Jan Kulczyk, Poland's richest man and the founder and president of investment empire Kulczyk Holding, who made his fortune during Poland's economic transformations, has died from complications following surgery, the company said Wednesday. He was 65.
- Former IOC member Leo Wallner of Austria dies at 79 Updated: Jul-29-15 7:17 am
VIENNA - Leo Wallner, a former IOC member who led Austria's national Olympic movement for 19 years, has died. He was 79.