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By Tom Odula, Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
President John Magufuli of Tanzania, a prominent COVID-19 skeptic in Africa whose populist rule often cast his East African country in a harsh international spotlight, has died. He was 61 years old.
By Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press
Marvelous Marvin Hagler, the middleweight boxing great whose title reign and career ended with a split-decision loss to “Sugar” Ray Leonard in 1987, died Saturday at the age of 66. He was the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to his…
By Associated Press
Norton Juster, the celebrated children's author who fashioned a world of his own in the classic "The Phantom Tollbooth" and went on to write such favorites as "The Dot and the Line" and "Stark Naked," has died at 91.
By Jeff Martin, Errin Haines, Associated Press
Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter.
By Bernie Wilson, Associated Press
Schottenheimer was the eighth-winningest coach in NFL history. He went 200-126-1 in 21 seasons with the Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington and San Diego Chargers.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz, a titan of American academia, business and diplomacy who spent most of the 1980s trying to improve Cold War relations with the Soviet Union and forging a course for peace in the Middle…
Cicely Tyson, a towering and transformative actress, died Thursday at age 96. From her Harlem roots, she went on to appear in more than 100 film, television and stage roles. Jeffery Brown takes a look back at her life.
By Paul Newberry, Associated Press
Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.
Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire mogul and power broker who built a casino empire spanning from Las Vegas to China and became a singular force in domestic and international politics has died after a long illness, his wife said Tuesday.
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