With his distinct solos, Van Halen fueled the ultimate California party band and helped knock disco off the charts starting in the late 1970s with his band's self-titled debut album and then with the blockbuster record "1984."…
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Kenzo Takada, the iconic Franco-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81.
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer were friends and longtime allies in their approach to the law. In a conversation with Judy Woodruff, Breyer remembers his friend's brilliance, attention to detail and dedication to her work.
The second woman to be named to the highest court and a champion of gender equality was remembered by colleagues, the nation's top leaders and former presidents.
By Molly Finnegan
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Toots Hibbert is one of reggae's founders and most beloved stars who gave the music its name and later helped make it an international movement.
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
He co-designed the GE-225 mainframe computer while working for General Electric in the 1950s. The machine allowed researchers at Dartmouth College to come up with the coding language BASIC, which made personal computers possible.
By Jim Mustian, Associated Press
President Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert Trump, a businessman known for an even keel that seemed almost incompatible with the family name, died Saturday night after being hospitalized in New York, the president said in a statement. He was 71.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
Former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson has died. He was 84. Thompson was known as “Big Jim” during a long career that eventually made him the state’s longest-serving chief executive. His wife, Jayne, told the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago…
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