Sally Ride ‘Comes Out’ in Obituary

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died yesterday aged 61. Her obituary revealed that she was gay.

Joe Paterno Obituary Cartoon Do-Over

Rob Tornoe has revised his Joe Paterno-Bear Bryant cartoon in light of the Freeh Report.

Sage Stallone, Son of Sylvester, Dead at 36

Sage Stallone, who appeared with his father Sylevester is several films, has died aged 36 of an apparent prescription drug overdose.

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef Dies

Saudi Arabia’s monarchy has suffered the loss of Crown Prince Nayef, the successor 88-year-old King Abdullah.

Nicholas Katzenbach Dead at 90

Nicholas Katzenbach, a central figure in the civil rights fights of the 1960s, has died.

Levon Helm in ‘Final Stages’ of Cancer Battle

Legendary musician Levon Helm is dying.

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Green Beret Dies Trying to Save Daughters From Fire

CWO2 Edward Cantrell, a decorated Special Forces veteran, died trying to save his daughters Isabella and Natalia from a house fire.

Lead singer of the sixties rock band The Monkees, Davy Jones, sings on stage at the Newcastle Arena March 7 1997. Credit: Reuters/Dan Chung Lead singer of the sixties rock band The Monkees, Davy Jones, sings on stage at the Newcastle Arena March 7 1997. Credit: Reuters/Dan Chung

Davy Jones, Monkees Frontman, Dead at 66

Davy Jones, the face of The Monkees, has died.

Major Robert J. Marchanti II, RIP

The Pentagon has released the name of the US Army National Guard major murdered in an Afghan ministry this weekend.

Journalist Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik Killed in Syria

Marie Colvin of the Sunday Times and Remi Ochlik of Reuters have become the latest journalists to die reporting on the massacres in Syria.

Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston, once one of the biggest stars in American popular culture, has died.

Joe Paterno Dead At 85, Family Confirms

After a depressing and sad end to a storied career, Penn State’s legendary JoePa has passed away.

Christopher Hitchens Dead at 62

R.I.P.

Kim’s Eulogy

We held Kim’s services this morning. These were my prepared remarks.

Kimberly Webb Joyner, 1970 to 2011

My wife, Kimberly Webb Joyner, died this morning in her sleep from unknown causes. She was 41.

Greg Halman, Seattle Mariners Outfielder, Killed in Rotterdam

Greg Halman, an outfielder for the Seattle Mariners baseball team, was stabbed to death in his native Holland. His brother is the chief suspect.

Andy Rooney Dead at 92

Andy Rooney, best known to recent generations as the cranky old man at the end of “60 Minutes,” has died at 92.

Former Dallas Cowboys flanker and author Peter Gent poses with copies of his bestseller, "North Dallas Forty," in New York. (Associated Press / August 26, 1974) Former Dallas Cowboys flanker and author Peter Gent poses with copies of his bestseller, "North Dallas Forty," in New York. (Associated Press / August 26, 1974)

Peter Gent, ‘North Dallas Forty’ Author, Dead at 69

Pete Gent, the former Dallas Cowboy and Michigan State player best known as the author of “North Dallas Forty,” has died at 69 from pulmonary illness.

Mark Hatfield Dead at 89

Former Oregon governor and long-time US Senator Mark Hatfield has died.

General John Shalikashvili Dead at 75

A legendary American soldier, General John Shalikashvili, has died.

James Arness Dead at 88

James Arness, best known as the iconic Marshal Dillon on Gunsmoke, has died at 88.