In highlighting the daily lives of 20th-century Americans, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank, also helped articulate an American counter-narrative of racism and inequality.
By Alison Thoet
The seven people killed in a mass shooting in Odessa, Texas, over the Labor Day weekend ranged in age from 15 to 57. They were parents and siblings, a truck driver, a mail carrier and an Army veteran, and they…
The son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider" died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles.
By Lindsey Bahr, Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
The American novelist wasn’t afraid to speak publicly about the themes in her novels and to challenge journalists on their questions. Here are several lessons to remember about Morrison’s career as a writer.
By Joshua Barajas
By Associated Press
Members of the public can pay their respects from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., following a private ceremony in the court's Great Hall.
By Bob Thomas, Associated Press
Torn was a free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor who won an Emmy late in his career for his comedy turn on TV’s “The Larry Sanders Show.”…
By Kevin McGill, Cain Burdeau, Associated Press
Born Mac Rebennack, the musician died "toward the break of day" of a heart attack, his family said in a statement.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines.
By Associated Press
Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died Monday.
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