Singleton, the director of "Boyz N the Hood," made movies that probed the lives of black communities in his native Los Angeles and beyond.
By Dave Collins, Associated Press
The handsome scion of a prominent literary family, Van Doren was the central figure in the TV game show scandals of the late 1950s and eventually pleaded guilty to perjury for lying to a grand jury that investigated them.
By Mesfin Fekadu, Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
Rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot outside the clothing store he founded to help rebuild his troubled South Los Angeles neighborhood, police said, cutting short a career that earned him a Grammy nomination this year for his major-label debut. He…
By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
Perry, who gained instant heartthrob status as wealthy rebel Dylan McKay on "Beverly Hills, 90210," died Monday after suffering a massive stroke, his publicist said. He was 52.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Keith Flint, the fiery frontman of British dance-electronic band The Prodigy, was found dead Monday at his home near London, the band said.
By Associated Press
Known for composing in styles ranging from melody to dissonance, Argento earned the Pulitzer in 1975.
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the past 50 years, has died. He was around 85 years old.
By Associated Press
In one of the most famous photographs of the 20th century, George Mendonsa kisses Greta Zimmer Friedman, a dental assistant in a nurse's uniform, on Aug. 14, 1945, the day Japan surrendered to the United States.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Dingell, who died last week at 92, served 59 years in Congress, longer than anyone else in U.S. history.
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
Albert Finney, the charismatic Academy Award-nominated British actor who starred in films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall," has died. He was 82.
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