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By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Actor Tanya Roberts has died, several hours after she was mistakenly declared dead by her publicist and her partner. She was 65.
By Bernard McGhee, Associated Press
In a year defined by a devastating pandemic, the world lost iconic defenders of civil rights, great athletes and entertainers who helped define their genres.
By Associated Press
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th-century fashion, has died at 98.
Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles "Chuck" Yeager, the World War II fighter pilot ace and quintessential test pilot who showed he had the "right stuff" when in 1947 he became the first person to fly faster than sound, has…
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Dave Prowse, the British weightlifter-turned-actor who was the body, though not the voice, of arch-villain Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, has died.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Hong kong's chief executive says the territory has regained stability thanks to a national security law imposed by China, a deadline expires in Ethiopia for leaders in a rebellious northern region to surrender, and soccer…
Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer who inspired the “Freedom Rides," has died at the age of 83. Boynton was arrested 60 years ago for entering the white part of a racially segregated bus station in Virginia and ultimately…
By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press
David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City's first African American mayor, has died. He was 93.
Lucille Bridges walked with her then-6-year-old daughter past crowds screaming racist slurs as Ruby became the first Black student at her all-white New Orleans elementary school in 1960.
By Joseph Krauss, Associated Press
The American-educated Erekat was involved in nearly every round of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians going back to the landmark Madrid conference in 1991.
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