Fats Domino, who recorded the beloved hits “Ain’t That a Shame,” “Blueberry Hill,” and “Blue Monday," outsold every 1950s rock ‘n’ roll star except Elvis Presley.
By Elizabeth Flock
Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died Wednesday at 91. First published in 1953, the magazine made Hefner the face of sexual liberation in the 1960s and a subject of feminist critique. Jeffrey Brown looks back at Hefner’s legacy with Amanda Marcotte…
By PBS NewsHour
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday.
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press and Morgan Lee, Associated Press
“The world was sleeping, and Kate Millett woke it up,” feminist writer and critic Andrea Dworkin wrote of Millett’s contributions to feminism and mental health.
By Jennifer Hijazi
By Corinne Segal
John Ashbery, a master of poetic verse whose enigmatic, dexterous work challenged the world of American poetry, died Sunday at 90.
By PBS NewsHour
In less than 24 hours, the world lost two comedic icons. Jerry Lewis, a comedy titan, film producer and screenwriter who entertained audiences with his uniquely zany brand of comedy, died Sunday at the age of 91. Dick Gregory, the…
By Michael D. Regan
Famed comedian, actor and filmmaker Jerry Lewis died on Sunday at his home in Las Vegas, his publicist confirmed. He was 91.
By Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press
Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died.
Shepard, 73, died in Kentucky last week following a battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a spokesperson for the family told news outlets.
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