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 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 Associated Press
Known for composing in styles ranging from melody to dissonance, Argento earned the Pulitzer in 1975.
By Associated Press
Robinson was the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues.
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
Marshall starred in "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, with hits like "Big" and "A League of Their Own."…
Singer Nancy Wilson has died at the age of 81. Wilson -- who was also a civil rights activist who marched in Selma -- released more than 60 albums in a career spanning five decades, winning three Grammys and scoring…
By Matt Loffman, Saher Khan, Tess Conciatori
Here are some recollections about Bush, World War II veteran and 41st president, from some of the people who knew him best.
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
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.
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.
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