Israeli statesman and its stalwart defender Shimon Peres, who suffered a stroke two weeks ago, died Wednesday in a Tel Aviv area hospital. He was 93.
It was a golf career that consisted of 67 victories, seven of which were major championships. From his ferocious swing to his magnetic personality, Arnold Palmer helped turn golf into a major television sport -- and even had a drink…
By Larisa Epatko
Arnold Palmer, American golfing great credited with bringing the upper-class sport to the masses, died Sunday of complications from heart problems. Palmer was hospitalized in Pittsburgh several days earlier and had just turned 87.
By Larisa Epatko
Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly died Monday at age 92 in her St. Louis, Missouri, home with her family by her side.
For anyone who’s heard the “Oompa Loompa” song or Frankenstein pronounced as “Fronkensteen,” Monday's news of actor Gene Wilder’s death cuts deeply. Wilder died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease at age 83.
By Frazier Moore, Associated Press
McLaughlin was a conservative political commentator and host of the namesake long-running television show that featured hollering-heads discussions of Washington politics.
The Arab world needs more heroes like Ahmed Zewail, the Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian chemist who died yesterday.
By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
DENVER — William L. Armstrong, a Colorado media executive who became a major conservative voice in the Senate, died Tuesday after a five-year battle with cancer. He was 79.
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
CHICAGO — Abner Mikva, an influential liberal from Illinois who served in all three branches of government as a congressman, federal judge and adviser to President Bill Clinton has died. He was 90.
Eli Wiesel's writing illuminated the horrors of the Holocaust and explored questions of Jewish identity in the years that followed.
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