Obituaries

The British inventor arguably did more than anyone else to inspire a whole generation of children into a life-long passion for computers and gaming.
The operatic-voiced star sang with Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and danced with Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding."
The actress is best known for films like "Seven Brides For Seven Brothers" and "Royal Wedding."
The comedian and former host of "Weekend Update" on the NBC sketch show had reportedly been battling cancer for nearly 10 years.
Stevenson ran for governor of Illinois twice, losing his 1982 run by just 5,074 votes.
Williams, best known for his role as Omar Little on "The Wire," was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment.
He was injured in a match and required knee surgery. During the operation, an anesthetic error saw him fall into a coma.
Harding announced in August last year that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and was receiving chemotherapy.
The performer, whose real name was Shannon Spruill, was popular in the late '90s and early 2000s.
"After a long battle with cancer, Gregg Leakes has passed away peacefully in his home," his publicist said.