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Franco Zeffirelli, Italian Director Of 'Romeo And Juliet,' Dead At 96
Zeffirelli died at home in Rome on Saturday following a short illness, his son confirmed.
Sylvia Miles, Who Received Oscar Noms For 'Midnight Cowboy' And 'Farewell, My Lovely,' Dead
On television, Miles made guest appearances on a wide variety of shows, including "Miami Vice," ''One Life to Live" and "Sex in the City."
Olympic Hopeful Gabriele Grunewald Dies At 32 After Cancer Battle
The national champion runner had chronicled her battle with metastatic cancer while inspiring others.
Hillary Clinton Announces Death Of Brother Tony Rodham
“It’s hard to find words, my mind is flooded with memories of him today."
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Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Dr. John Dead At 77
By Kevin McGill and Cain Burdeau, Associated Press
The New Orleans pianist is best known for his 1973 top 10 hit, "Right Place, Wrong Time."
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Roky Erickson, ‘Godfather Of Psychedelic Rock,' Dead At 71
We're all gonna miss him.
Leah Chase, Famed New Orleans Chef Who Fed Civil Rights Leaders, Dead At 96
By Rebecca Santana, AP
The "Queen of Creole Cuisine" died surrounded by family.
Frank Lucas, Drug Kingpin Portrayed In 'American Gangster,' Dead At 88
Lucas climbed the ranks of crime in Harlem in the 1960s and ’70s, becoming a major drug dealer known for supplying huge amounts of particularly potent heroin.
Claus Von Bulow, Acquitted For Murdering Wife, Dead At 92
By Gregory Katz, AP
Von Bulow was tried two times for the murder of millionaire heiress Sunny Von Bulow
Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran Dead At 81
The Mississippi Republican represented the state in Congress for more than 45 years.
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Judith Kerr, Author Of 'The Tiger Who Came To Tea,' Dead At 95
She also wrote the hugely loved Mog books, about a family and their cat.
Kenyan Author And LGBTQ Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dead At 48
By Tom Odula, AP
"All people have dignity," Wainaina -- who was named one of Time magazine's "100 most influential people" -- once said.
Austin Eubanks, Injured Columbine Survivor And Addiction Recovery Speaker, Found Dead
His family said Eubanks, 37, “lost the battle with the very disease he fought so hard to help others face.”
Herman Wouk, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Dead At 103
By Hillel Italie, AP
Wouk authored million-selling books like "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds Of War."
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WWE Star Ashley Massaro Dead At Age 39
She performed in Wrestlemania, and also was a "Survivor" contestant and Playboy model.
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Grumpy Cat, Online Pet Sensation, Dead At 7
The famous feline, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, died following complications from a recent urinary tract infection.
Architect I.M. Pei Dead At 102
The world-renowned architect was known for iconic structures such as the Louvre Pyramid in Paris.
Tim Conway Of 'The Carol Burnett Show' Dead At 85
The actor was famous for cracking up his colleagues Harvey Korman and Carol Burnett.
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Doris Day, Screen Legend And Animal Rights Activist, Dead At 97
She starred in over 39 films, including "Pillow Talk," throughout the '40s, '50s and '60s.
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'Twin Peaks' And 'Mod Squad' Icon Peggy Lipton Dead At 72
Daughters Kidada and Rashida Jones were by her side; fans pour out their hearts with memories.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Max Azria, BCBG And Hérve Léger Designer, Dead At 70
The Tunisian-born designer's work was favored by stars like Halle Berry, Fergie and Drew Barrymore.
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Rachel Held Evans, Progressive Christian Author, Dead At 37
She served on President Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
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Peter Mayhew, 'Chewbacca' In 'Star Wars' Films, Dead At 74
George Lucas said the only thing the 7-foot-3-inch actor had to do to get the part was stand up.
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'Boyz N The Hood' Director John Singleton Dead At 51
He was the first African American filmmaker and the youngest person in history to be nominated for a Best Director Oscar.
Judge And Civil Rights Icon Damon J. Keith Dead At 96
Keith served more than 50 years in the federal courts.
Richard Lugar, Former U.S. Senator And Foreign Policy Powerhouse, Dead At 87
By Will Dunham, Reuters
The Indiana Republican championed nuclear nonproliferation during his 36 years in the Senate.
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