Here are some recollections about Bush, World War II veteran and 41st president, from some of the people who knew him best.
By Matt Loffman, Saher Khan, Tess Conciatori
Hillenburg conceived, wrote, produced and directed the animated series Spongebob SquarePants that began in 1999 and bloomed into hundreds of episodes, movies and a Broadway show.
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
We remember Stan Lee, writer and editor of Marvel Comics and creator of iconic characters as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Black Panther and the Fantastic Four. William Brangham has the story of this pop culture legend.
Lee revived the industry in the 1960s by offering the costumes and action craved by younger readers while insisting on sophisticated plots, college-level dialogue, satire, science fiction, even philosophy.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Allen and childhood friend Bill Gates founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975. Earlier this month, Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, had returned.
With his trademark grin and signature mustache, Burt Reynolds was one of Hollywood's biggest box office stars in the late 1970s and early '80s. While the critics rarely took him seriously, the actor made his mark in popular favorites, as…
By Associated Press
Reynolds starred in films including "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights."…
Hailed as a towering figure of modern dance, Paul Taylor's choreography was often complex and always human. A virtuosic performer who sometimes pushed the boundaries of what was considered dance, his success grew from his unique eye for observation. Taylor…
By Judy Woodruff, Anne Azzi Davenport
A legend is gone. Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday at age 76 in Detroit from pancreatic cancer. One of the best-selling musical artists of all times, she defined a generation of music with countless hits like “Think”…
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