Toni Morrison, the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, has died.
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Broadway director and producer Harold Prince died Wednesday at age 91. Prince won an astonishing, record-breaking 21 Tony Awards with shows that became household names -- and whose popularity still endures decades later. Judy Woodruff reports on a theater legend…
By Judy Woodruff, Anne Azzi Davenport
Earlier in his career, a Hollywood agent suggested changing his name to something easier for the American public to learn. The actor declined. "If you're good enough, people will remember your name," he explained…
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died Tuesday at age 99. Stevens grew up in Chicago, served in the Navy and as a law clerk and worked in private practice before becoming a federal appeals judge in 1970. Five…
In the 1992 U.S. presidential election, Texas billionaire Ross Perot earned 19 percent of the popular vote, making him the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt in 1912. Perot died Tuesday at age 89 from leukemia. To remember him,…
By Jake Coyle, Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
Varda, who was a part of the French New Wave, challenged and charmed moviegoers in films that inspired generations of filmmakers.
By Hillel Italie, Jennifer Kelleher, Associated Press
A Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, Merwin completed more than 20 books.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
Former Texas Rep. Ralph Hall was known in Congress for promoting NASA and energy production.
Andre Previn was a composer, conductor and performer who played jazz with greats Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Carter. He also earned Academy Awards for his musical contributions to films such as “Gigi” and “My Fair Lady.” Married five times, including…
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