94-year-old George HW Bush, who as the 41st president shepherded the US through a turbulent period in global relations that included the breakup of the Soviet Union and the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, has died. […]
Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, one of the masterminds of the Marvel Comics universe, has died at 95. Lee was the creator of dozens of now-iconic comic-book heroes, including Spider-Man, X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four […]
Albert Lexie was a shoeshiner from Monessen, Pennsylvania, United States, who was known for his donations to charity. Lexie worked at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh since the early 1980s. As of February 2013, he […]
Former astronaut Gene Cernan, a Navy pilot and veteran of NASA’s pioneering Gemini program who was the second American to walk in space and then flew to the moon twice as an Apollo astronaut, becoming […]
Retired NASA astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk the moon, has actually passed away at the age of 82. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
Fidel Castro, a Communist revolutionary who came to rule Cuba with an iron fist, died, his brother, President Raul Castro announced. Sandy Hooper/USA TODAY Sandy Hooper, USA TODAY Fidel Castro, the Cuban dictator who helped […]
Former Attorney General Janet Reno has died from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Reno was Attorney General during the Clinton administration. She was 78.Bill Clinton’s Attorney General Janet Reno dies aged 78 after suffering from Parkinson’s […]
Actors Shailene Woodley and Kendrick Sampson discuss the 2016 election and the #BlackLivesMatter movement on The Young Turks. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where […]
Civil rights Julian Bond dead at age 75 Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Bond died in Fort […]
Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who was the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died Wednesday at a Dallas hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said. Duncan, 42, arrived in Dallas from […]
Ruby Dee (née Wallace; October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the film A Raisin in the […]
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Rev. Fred Phelps, the virulently antigay preacher who drew wide, scornful attention for staging demonstrations at military funerals as a way to proclaim his belief that God is punishing America for […]
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said Sunday afternoon that an autopsy on pop icon Whitney Houston’s body has been completed, but official results have been placed on hold, pending toxicology tests. […]