The long-time public radio host has died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.
Barbara Bush, only the second woman in history to be the wife and mother of a U.S. President, has died at the age of 92.
The Director of ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ and ‘Amadeus,’ both of which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, has died at the age of 86.
A woman who was at the center of one of the most important Supreme Court cases in American history has died at the age of 75.
Stephen Hawking possessed one of the greatest minds in history, but he will likely be most remembered for not letting a debilitating disease stop him from contributing to our understanding of the universe.
He did what many had thought humanly impossible in running a sub-4 minute mile in 1954 and followed that with a brilliant career in medicine.
The actor best known for his run on M*A*S*H died Saturday after a battle with colon cancer.
I’ve made the sad discovery that longtime friend of the blog John Burgess passed away on February 16, 2016.
Billy Graham was the son of a North Carolina farmer who grew up to become a counselor to Presidents, Prime Ministers, and even a Queen.
Last October, legendary rocker Tom Petty died of a heart attack, at the relatively young age of 66. The medical examiner has now attributed this to an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.
Most Americans are unlikely to remember John Anderson, but he was a harbinger of things to come.
Jim Nabors, who became famous as Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and Gomer Pyle USMC, has died at the age of 87.
Charles Manson, who led a cult-like “family” to a series of murders in 1969 and subsequently spent more than 40 years in prison, has died at the age of 83.
A huge loss for the world of Rock & Roll.
He had more than three dozen Top 40 pop hits through the 1950s and early ’60s, among them ”Blueberry Hill,” ”Ain’t It a Shame,” “I’m Walkin’,” “Blue Monday” and “Walkin’ to New Orleans.”
Robert Guillaume, who starred in situation comedies in the 70s, 80s, and 90s such as “Soap,” “Benson,” and “Sports Night,” has died at the age of 89.
Hugh Hefner, who became both a cultural icon and a catalyst and reflector of vast social changes, has died at the age of 91.
Early on the morning of Sept. 26, 1983, Lieutenant Colonel Stanislav Petrov helped to prevent the outbreak of nuclear war.
Roger Moore, who played James Bond for a longer period and in more films than any other actor to date, has died at the age of 89.
When a prominent political scientist committed suicide yesterday, I was deeply struck by how much he was like not only me but most of the people in my professional circle.
One of the few members of a small fraternity of heroes has passed away.