The country’s top leaders mourned on Sunday news that Sen. John McCain, Republican leader and and two-time presidential candidate, died at his home in Arizona on Saturday. From the former director of the CIA David Petraeus to former Secretary of…
By PBS NewsHour
MILAN — Sergio Marchionne, a charismatic and demanding CEO who engineered two long-shot corporate turnarounds to save carmakers Fiat and Chrysler from near-certain failure, died Wednesday. He was 66.
By Colleen Barry, Tom Krisher, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Joseph Jackson, the strong, fearsome patriarch of the musical Jackson family, has died, according to a person close to the family.
By Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press
It’s hard to imagine anything ever slowing Elizabeth Brackett. In her more than two decades of work for the PBS NewsHour, she braved earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and presidential campaigns. She never yawned. She always pushed for more — more…
By Merrill Schwerin
Brackett, who worked on and off as a midwest correspondent for the PBS NewsHour starting in 1984, died Sunday after a bicycle accident left her critically injured. She was 76.
By Josh Dubow, Associated Press
Clark, the author of one play simply known as "The Catch," died Monday just more than one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61.
By Lorna Baldwin, Jaywon Choe
Barbara Bush, a former first lady and linchpin of one of American's leading political families, has died in Houston, Texas. A statement from the family did not immediately identify a cause of death.
By Associated Press
"Sixty-four years ago, a young girl from Topeka, Kansas sparked a case that ended segregation in public schools in America," Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said in a statement.
By Nsikan Akpan
Stephen Hawking, one of the world's most recognizable scientists, died early Wednesday morning. He was 76.
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