Liu died while serving an 11-year prison sentence for “inciting subversion of state power” after co-authoring a pro-democracy manifesto titled “Charter 08.”…
By Michael D. Regan
Gregg Allman co-founded the legendary rock 'n roll group the Allman Brothers Band in 1969 along with his older brother Duane, becoming the architects of Southern rock.
By Elizabeth Flock
Roger Moore, who played the role of James Bond in seven films, more than any actor, has died at 89, after a short battle with cancer.
By Hugh Heckman
Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko died Saturday of heart failure in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he taught at the University of Tulsa. He was 84 years old.
By Morgan Till
A Louisianan by birth, the WWII veteran came home from the Pacific to fight new battles throughout his native South, trading the guns of a Navy destroyer for the printing presses of the Times-Picayune of New Orleans, heading its Jackson…
By Erica R. Hendry and Joshua Barajas
“The spirit of civic responsibility that defined his career brought great public benefits to our city and country, and it inspired so many others to become more involved in philanthropy and public affairs,” former New York mayor Bloomberg said.
By Joshua Barajas
How Moore—who changed the way a woman was portrayed, seen and heard on television—was revolutionary to people, big and small.
By Lorna Baldwin
Her biggest scoop came at age 27, just days into her rookie reporting career. Hollingworth was reporting in southern Poland for Britain's Daily Telegraph when she decided to investigate what was happening across the border.
By Alison Thoet
Singer, actress and Hollywood star Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday at age 84, just one day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.
By Joshua Barajas and Corinne Segal
“Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher died Tuesday, four days after she suffered a “cardiac episode” on a flight from London to Los Angeles, according to family spokesman Simon Halls.
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