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Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95

The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."...

Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95

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'Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 Author Judith Kerr, who enchanted generations of children with simply illustrated tales such as "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" and "Mog the Forgetful Cat", has died at the age of 95....
2019-05-23 15:48

Judith Kerr, beloved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, dies aged 95 Writer and illustrator of more than 30 books, including the Mog series based on her pet cats, arrived in England in 1936 as a refugee from the NazisShare your tributes and memories of Judith KerrJudith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut pic...
2019-05-23 13:16

‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ author Judith Kerr dies at 95 LONDON (AP) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Thurs...
2019-05-23 14:48

Judith Kerr, Author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Dies at 95 (LONDON) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Th...
2019-05-23 16:32

'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies at 95 Judith Kerr's story of the tea-drinking tiger has been shared by parents with young children since it was first published in 1968.        ...
2019-05-23 21:48

R.I.P. author and illustrator Judith Kerr As reported by The Guardian, author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died. Kerr was the woman behind beloved children’s book The Tiger Who Came To Tea and the lengthy series of Mog The Forgetful Cat, as well as a series of semi-autobiographical books ...
2019-05-23 22:00

Remembering Judith Kerr, the author of 'When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit' German-British author Judith Kerr, who wrote books such as "The Tiger Who Came to Tea," has died at the age of 95. DW's Susanne Spröer cherishes memories of her meeting with Kerr for the project "After the Escape."...
2019-05-23 21:32

Judith Krantz dies: Best-selling author and journalist was 91 years old Judith Krantz, whose novels have more than 80 million copies in print, has died. She passed away from natural causes on June 22 in her Bel Air, California home at age 91. Krantz was born Judith Tarcher on January 9, 1928 in New York City, the eldest ...
2019-06-24 03:16

Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 In novels including Beloved and The Bluest Eye, acclaimed author dramatised African-American experience with fierce passion‘Love is never any better than the lover’: Toni Morrison – a life in quotesToni Morrison, who chronicled the African American e...
2019-08-06 17:16

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples,' dies at 91 Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide, died Saturday. She was 91.        ...
2019-06-24 02:48

Judith Kerr – a life in pictures Judith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, introduced generations of preschool children to the joyful chaos of uncontrolled appetites, has died at the age of 95 Continue reading......
2019-05-23 21:16

Judith Kerr was both sweetness and steel – and I'll miss her | Nancy Banks-Smith She was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family, right to the end. And no one could draw a tiger’s smile quite like her, remembers Nancy Banks-Smith• Share your tributes and memories of Judith KerrWhen I went to interview Nigel Kneale about...
2019-05-23 21:16

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer Judith Krantz, whose sexy, million-selling novels such as “Scruples” engrossed readers worldwide, has died at age 91. Her son Tony Krantz says his mother died Saturday at her Bel-Air home of natural causes. Krant...
2019-06-24 00:48

Acclaimed Romance Novelist Judith Krantz Dies at 91 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as “Scruples” and “Princess Daisy” engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday at her Bel-Air ho...
2019-06-24 06:16

Hip-hop and funk producer Ras G dies aged 39 Afrofuturist producer was an influential figure on LA alternative hip-hop scene and co-founded the Brainfeeder collectiveHip-hop and funk producer Ras G, co-founder of the influential Brainfeeder collective, has died aged 39. No cause of death has be...
2019-07-31 21:00

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies, aged 85 Eva Kor passed away while on her annual trip to Auschwitz to educate about the horrors of the World War II genocide. The Romanian-born American championed forgiveness for those who carried out the atrocities....
2019-07-05 18:48

Nicklaus-conqueror Barnes dies aged 74 Brian Barnes, a larger than life character who once beat Jack Nicklaus twice on the same day in the Ryder Cup, died on Monday aged 74, the European Tour announced....
2019-09-11 10:48

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s No 1 cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, expires in ArizonaThe greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in picturesGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the u...
2019-05-21 16:16

Film-maker DA Pennebaker dies aged 94 The documentary-maker’s work included Monterey Pop, Bob Dylan’s Dont Look Back and Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust concert filmThe film-maker DA Pennebaker has died aged 94.He died of natural causes on Thursday, his son, Frazer Pennebaker, told the Hollywood ...
2019-08-04 09:32

Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69 Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems Singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.Redbone, known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, had reti...
2019-05-30 20:16

Boston Marathon cheat Ruiz dies aged 66 Rosie Ruiz, the woman who famously crossed the line first at the 1980 Boston Marathon before being disqualified for cheating, has died of cancer at the age of 66....
2019-08-09 19:32

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.On his Facebook acco...
2019-07-07 01:01

T Boone Pickens, Texas oil tycoon, dies aged 91 Quotable businessman built wealth on Wall Street and later became a champion of renewable energyT Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died on Wednesday. He was 91.Pickens’ spokes...
2019-09-12 03:00

Son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies aged 25 Doctors say Abdullah Morsi suffered a heart attack while driving in Cairo The youngest son of the late former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has died of a heart attack he suffered while driving in Cairo, doctors said.Abdullah Morsi, 25, was with a ...
2019-09-05 19:00

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion of the country....
2019-07-14 11:16

Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89 Perot challenged Bush and Clinton as independent in 1992Texan who founded EDS also ran in 1996 for Reform partyRoss Perot, an eccentric Texan billionaire who lived a picaresque life and twice ran for president as an independent, has died. He was 89. ...
2019-07-09 22:32

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the Cars, dies aged 75 New wave singer behind hits including Good Times Roll and Shake It Up found dead in his New York apartment Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the 1980s band the Cars, has died at the age of 75.New York police confirmed to the Washington Post that officer...
2019-09-16 10:32

The strength of compassion: Toni Morrison dies, aged 88 She was the first African-American writer to win a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. She also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988, for her novel "Beloved" and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
2019-08-07 08:16

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice...
2019-07-09 20:48

Godfather actor Carmine Caridi dies aged 85 The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in The Godfather: Part II, was kicked out of the Academy in 2004 for sharing screeners Carmine Caridi, known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85.The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in ...
2019-05-30 04:01

Art Neville, New Orleans funk star, dies aged 81 Keyboardist and singer behind the Meters and the Neville Brothers hailed as an icon by Louisiana governor John EdwardsArt Neville, one of the most celebrated funk musicians in the US, has died aged 81.His manager, Kent Sorrell, confirmed that the key...
2019-07-23 12:16

Former tennis star Peter McNamara dies aged 64 Australian doubles specialist reached world No 7 in 1983He also enjoyed success in coaching post-playing careerThe former Australian Davis Cup tennis player, Peter McNamara, has died from cancer aged 64.McNamara, who reached a career-high No 7 in the...
2019-07-22 01:48

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72 U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that visibly weakened him over the past year....
2019-07-22 11:16

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70 Three-time F1 world champion and non-executive chairman of Mercedes F1 “passed away peacefully”, his family said Tributes have been paid to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has died at the age of 70. The Austrian underwent a dou...
2019-05-21 14:32

Italian author Andrea Camilleri dies The Sicilian writer penned the Inspector Montalbano best-sellers. The novels were later translated to the small screen, where they became a global popularity....
2019-07-17 17:48

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80 Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died at 80       ...
2019-07-11 05:48

Bart Starr, quarterback who led Packers to five NFL titles, dies aged 85 Starr was elected to Hall of Fame in 1977Also coached Green Bay for seven seasonsBart Starr, the quarterback who helped establish the Green Bay Packers as the finest NFL team of the 1960s, has died. He was 85, and had been in failing health since suf...
2019-05-26 19:32

Daniel Johnston, cult US indie songwriter, dies aged 58 Manager confirms Johnston, whose naive songwriting was beloved of Kurt Cobain, died of a heart attackDaniel Johnston, an eccentric, enduring and much beloved figure in the US indie rock scene, has died aged 58 following a heart attack. The news was c...
2019-09-12 15:00

Fernando Ricksen, former Netherlands and Rangers footballer, dies aged 43 Dutchman had been living with motor neurone diseaseRicksen won 12 caps and spent six seasons at IbroxThe former Rangers and Netherlands player Fernando Ricksen has died at the age of 43, six years after revealing that he had motor neurone disease.“Ra...
2019-09-18 15:32

Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE sheikh and fashion designer, dies aged 39 Son of the ruler of Sharjah has died, three weeks after showing at London fashion weekThe fashion designer Khalid Al Qasimi has died, it has been announced. He was the crown prince and second son of Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the ruler ...
2019-07-03 05:16

Henri Belolo, co-founder of Village People, dies aged 82 The producer, lyricist and promoter helped disco-era pop group to hits in US and UK, but later became embroiled in a legal dispute with their singerHenri Belolo, a co-founder of pop group Village People, has died aged 82.The group confirmed the news ...
2019-08-08 15:16

Fernando Ricksen, former Rangers and Netherlands footballer, dies aged 43 Dutchman had been living with motor neurone diseaseRicksen won 12 caps and spent six seasons at IbroxThe former Rangers and Netherlands player Fernando Ricksen has died at the age of 43, six years after revealing that he had motor neurone disease.“Ra...
2019-09-18 13:00

Rutger Hauer, star of Blade Runner, dies aged 75 Dutch actor renowned for his role as ‘replicant’ Roy Batty in Ridley Scott’s sci fi epic, was equally at home in Hollywood and European cinemaRutger Hauer, the Dutch actor best known for his role as android Roy Batty in seminal sci-fi film Blade Runn...
2019-07-24 22:32

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prol...
2019-06-15 14:16

Champions League football architect Johansson dies aged 89 STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s governing body, has died. He was 89. Sweden’s soccer association said the former UEFA presid...
2019-06-05 08:48

China aluminum magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73 Zhang Shiping, who oversaw the rise of China Hongqiao Group into the world's biggest aluminum producer, died on Thursday at the age of 73, the company said....
2019-05-24 13:32

Lennart Johansson, 'father of the Champions League', dies aged 89 Created Champions League in 17-year reign as Uefa presidentExpanded tournament to allow non-domestic champions entryLennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s gover...
2019-06-05 09:48

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
2019-05-21 14:31

Legendary Pakistan leg spinner Abdul Qadir dies aged 63 • Bowler passes away following cardiac arrest• Warne calls him a ‘brilliant bowler’The legendary Pakistan leg spinner Abdul Qadir has died after a cardiac arrest.The 63-year-old died in Lahore, his family confirmed on Friday. Qadir played 67 Tests fr...
2019-09-06 23:32

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter behind Say My Name, dies aged 41 Daniels, who had written songs for Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Whitney Houston, was killed in a car crash in South CarolinaThe Grammy award-winning songwriter LaShawn Daniels has been killed in a car crash in South Carolina at the age of 41, his wife said...
2019-09-05 06:32

Bushwick Bill, rapper with Geto Boys, dies aged 52 Houston rapper who gave the southern US states their own version of gangsta rap had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancerBushwick Bill, a rapper with influential rap group Geto Boys, has died aged 52. He had been recently diagnosed with panc...
2019-06-10 17:16

Harry Hood, former Celtic striker with ‘the X factor’, dies aged 74 • Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969-76• Honours included six league titles and four Scottish CupsThe former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the club have confirmed.Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celt...
2019-05-26 16:48

Tonga PM and democracy campaigner 'Akilisi Pohiva dies, aged 78 'Akilisi Pohiva was a lifelong pro-democracy advocate who rose from humble beginnings to become the first prime minister of the South Pacific island nation elected by parliament rather than appointed by the monarch....
2019-09-12 07:32

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian rules football’s greatest-ever ruckman, has died aged 84.Farmer, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s di...
2019-08-14 08:00

Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95 Former leader of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died aged 95.        ...
2019-09-07 03:00

'Blade Runner' actor Rutger Hauer dies aged 75 The film star passed away at his Dutch home after a short illness. The world of the big screen paid tribute to the actor who starred opposite Harrison Ford in Blade Runner....
2019-07-31 19:48

Robert Frank, revolutionary American photographer, dies aged 94 Frank’s seminal book The Americans, with an introduction by Jack Kerouac, helped to change the direction of photography Robert Frank, the American artist whose photographs captured the lives of everyday people and influenced a generation with his raw...
2019-09-10 20:16

Roky Erickson, US psychedelic rock star, dies aged 71 Frontman of the 13th Floor Elevators described as ‘heroic icon of modern rock’n’ roll’Roky Erickson, one of the most enduring and adventurous exponents of American psychedelic rock, has died at the age of 71.Erickson’s death was confirmed by his repr...
2019-06-01 15:16

Former Jaguar engineering chief Norman Dewis dies aged 98 Legendary test engineer was responsible for the handling of Jaguar's most iconic cars, from the D-Type to the XJ6 Norman Dewis OBE has died at the age of 98. As Jaguar’s chief test driver from 1952-85 he developed for use on road and track cars that...
2019-06-09 15:16

Li Peng: former Chinese premier known as 'Butcher of Beijing' dies aged 90 Politician known abroad for his role in crushing 1989 Tiananmen Square protestsThe former Chinese premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the crackdown on the Tiananmen ...
2019-07-24 00:16

David Berman, acclaimed US indie songwriter, dies aged 52 No cause of death has been announced for songwriter and poet known for his projects Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, and his wry, witty lyricsDavid Berman, regarded as one of the most poetic voices in US indie rock, has died aged 52. His record labe...
2019-08-08 09:32

Justin Edinburgh, Leyton Orient manager, dies aged 49 Former player suffered cardiac arrest last MondayOrient: ‘We are completely heartbroken by this tragedy’The Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh has died at the age of 49 after suffering a cardiac arrest last Monday.The club announced Edinburgh’s d...
2019-06-08 20:32

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27 Team confirm player died before Texas Rangers gamePitcher also played for Arizona DiamondbacksThe Los Angeles Angels have confirmed pitcher Tyler Skaggs died before Monday’s game against the Texas Rangers. He was due to turn 28 on 13 July.Police in S...
2019-07-02 04:00

Anti-apartheid singer Johnny Clegg dies aged 66 The world paid tribute Wednesday to the South African entertainer known as the "White Zulu" for his enduring activism against apartheid, and his campaigning for Nelson Mandela's release from prison....
2019-07-17 17:48

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking 'Ball Four,' dies at 80 Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80....
2019-07-11 09:01

Niki Lauda, three-times Formula One world champion, dies aged 70 • Austrian won three F1 world titles between 1975 and 1984• Driver suffered horrific injuries at German GP in 1976• The former world champion’s life – in picturesThe sport of Formula One united yesterday to pay tribute to the courage and bravery of i...
2019-05-21 20:16

Peter Fonda, celebrated actor known for Easy Rider, dies aged 79 Son of Henry Fonda and brother of Jane Fonda died after battling lung cancer, family saysThe actor Peter Fonda has died at the age of 79 following a battle with lung cancer, his family has said.Fonda, who co-wrote, produced and starred in the classic...
2019-08-17 06:16

César Pelli, Argentine architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92 César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday, marking the passing of one of the contemporary architectural greats....
2019-07-20 08:48

Legendary Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau dies aged 99 Morgenthau spent more than 30 years jailing criminals, from mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers to a tax-dodging Harvard deanFormer Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau, who spent more than three decades jailing criminals from mob kingpins...
2019-07-22 18:16

Former UEFA boss Johansson, father of the Champions League, dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its new Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden's Football Association said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 11:48

Andrea Camilleri, beloved creator of Inspector Montalbano, dies aged 93 One of Italy’s most popular authors, Camilleri wrote 23 novels starring his Sicilian detective, selling more than 30m copies around the worldOne of Italy’s most popular authors and creator of the Inspector Montalbano series, Andrea Camilleri has died...
2019-07-17 11:48

Ferdinand Piech, architect of Volkswagen's global expansion, dies aged 82 Ferdinand Karl Piech, Volkswagen AG's former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German company from a struggling midsized carmaker into a global automotive powerhouse, has died, his wife said in a statement....
2019-08-27 14:16

Junior Agogo, former Ghana and Bristol Rovers forward, dies aged 40 Striker also played for Nottingham Forest and QPRAgogo suffered a stroke in 2015, two years after retirementThe former Ghana international Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40.Agogo was born in Accra but made his professional debut for Sheffield We...
2019-08-22 17:48

Brian Barnes, golfer who beat Jack Nicklaus twice in one day, dies aged 74 • Golfer famously beat Nicklaus twice in 1975 Ryder Cup• Barnes was also a regular pundit on Sky’s golf coverageBrian Barnes, who famously beat Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in the Ryder Cup, has died at the age of 74. Barnes, who won the Senior Bri...
2019-09-10 23:00

Detroit Tigers minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident aged 27 Chace Numata has died days after being injured in an accidentCatcher, 27, was in his first season with the Tigers organizationTigers minor league catcher Chace Numata has died days after being injured in a skateboarding accident in Pennsylvania. He w...
2019-09-02 23:48

Ferdinand Piech, architect of VW's global expansion, dies aged 82: Bild Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen AG's former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German company from a struggling midsized carmaker into a global automotive powerhouse, has died, German tabloid Bild said on Monday....
2019-08-27 03:00

Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks dies aged 84 Tributes flood in to writer behind second Doctor’s swansong as well as prolific author of novelisations The former Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks has died aged 84.Dicks had a long association with the BBC’s longest-running sci-fi ...
2019-09-02 23:48

Hal Prince, Broadway legend and 21-time Tony winner, dies aged 91 Prince oversaw such landmark musicals as Cabaret, Company, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Evita and The Phantom of the OperaHarold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as The Pha...
2019-08-01 03:32

Steve Kerr Tentatively Reminds Shaq Of Obligation To Kiss Kerr's Cheese-Covered Feet Back in 2005, Shaquille O’Neal thought no coach would ever match what Phil Jackson did with the Lakers between 2000 to 2004: guide a team to the Finals four out of five years. “It will never be done again,” Shaq said, promising to kiss the cheese-cov...
2019-07-17 05:16

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Dies at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
2019-08-04 05:16

Andrea Camilleri, author of Inspector Montalbano novels, dies at 93 Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, state-owned broadcaster Rai said....
2019-07-17 11:48

Author of Inspector Montalbano novels Andrea Camilleri dies at 93 Andrea Camilleri, one of Italy's most famous writers who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, Italian state-owned broadcaster Rai said....
2019-07-17 10:00

Paul Ingrassia, Prizewinning Automotive Journalist and Author, Dies at 69 One of the leading chroniclers of the auto industry for more than three decades, the writer died on Monday in Naples, Fla. Read a selection of his work, which led to a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for reporting on turmoil at General Motors....
2019-09-17 02:00

Toni Morrison, 'Beloved' author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88 Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "Sula" and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her publisher Knopf confirmed to CNN....
2019-08-07 09:48

Dorothea Benton Frank, best-selling author of 'Queen Bee,' dies at 67 Dorothea Benton Frank, whose May release "Queen Bee" reached No. 2 on the New York Times best-seller list. died Monday. She was 67.        ...
2019-09-17 16:32

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A colleague and friend of Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina says he has died at age 48. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, says the author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness. Wainaina...
2019-05-22 10:48

Cokie Roberts, journalist, political commentator and author dies at 75 Legendary journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts has died at 75 of complications from breast cancer.        ...
2019-09-17 19:32

Herman Wouk, author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103 Author Herman Wouk, whose World War Two experiences provided the foundation of his bestseller "The Caine Mutiny" and two epic novels about the war, died on Friday at the age of 103, his literary agent said....
2019-05-21 14:38

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and Republican mega donor, dies aged 79 Koch and brother Charles championed conservative causesDavid Koch was also a major cultural philanthropistDavid Koch, one half of the double act of the billionaire Koch brothers who used their vast wealth as energy tycoons to transform rightwing poli...
2019-08-23 17:32

Robert Mugabe dies aged 95: Updates from Zimbabwe and around the world after death of dictator Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged 95....
2019-09-06 12:32

Rip Torn, cult actor and Artie in the Larry Sanders Show, dies aged 88 Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, America’s celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who ...
2019-07-10 09:32

José Antonio Reyes: Former Arsenal player dies aged 35 - video obituary Former Arsenal player José Antonio Reyes died in a car accident aged 35, Spanish club Sevilla announced on Saturday. Reyes was playing at Extremadura following a career that included eight years at Sevilla and spells at Atlético and Real Madrid. The ...
2019-06-01 21:32

Frank Lucas, the drug lord who inspired American Gangster, dies aged 88 Mobster who climbed ranks of New York crime in 1970s was played by Denzel Washington in acclaimed 2007 movieFrank Lucas, the former New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie American Gangster, has died.Lucas, who was 88, died...
2019-06-01 07:16

James R Leavelle, detective handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot, dies aged 99 Leavelle was cuffed to John F Kennedy’s killer in 1963 in Dallas when the gunman was shot dead by Jack RubyJames R Leavelle, the detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when the killer of John F Kennedy was in turn shot dead by Jack Ruby, h...
2019-08-31 04:32

Cedric Benson, NFL and Texas running back, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36 Famed Texas running back killed in motorcycle crash in AustinBenson played for Bears, Bengals and Packers during NFL careerFormer NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas. He was 36.His...
2019-08-19 05:32

Greek sculptor Takis, whose works used magnetism, sound and light, dies aged 93 Greek sculptor Takis, whose kinetic artworks were admired at major art museums around the world in a career spanning over 70 years, died on Friday at the age of 93, his foundation said....
2019-08-09 18:32

Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
2019-05-28 23:32

Paul Krassner, author and '60s prankster who coined the name Yippies, dies at 87 Satirist and activist Paul Krassner, 87, of Yippies fame, died at his home in Desert Hot Springs, California, on Sunday.        ...
2019-07-22 05:48

Chester Williams, South Africa’s 1995 Rugby World Cup hero, dies aged 49 • Former wing suffered reported heart attack• Williams was part of Springbok team which beat New Zealand in finalThe World Cup-winning South Africa wing Chester Williams has died from a heart attack at the age of 49, South Africa Rugby has announced....
2019-09-06 23:32

Valerie Harper, Emmy award-winning star of TV series Rhoda, dies aged 80 Harper was a breakout star on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, then the lead of her own series, RhodaValerie Harper, who stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died a...
2019-08-31 04:32

Graeme Gibson, Canadian Author and Margaret Atwood’s Longtime Partner, Dies at 85 Graeme Gibson, the Canadian author of books including Five Legs and Perpetual Motion and longtime partner of author Margaret Atwood, has died. He was 85. His publisher, Penguin Random House, announced his death in a press release Wednesday. Atwood sa...
2019-09-18 19:32

John Paul Stevens, retired supreme court justice and leading liberal, dies aged 99 Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high courtJohn Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the supreme...
2019-07-17 11:48

Toni Morrison, Seminal Author Who Stirringly Chronicled the Black American Experience, Dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who illuminated the joys and agonies of black American life through breathtakingly vital works like Beloved, Song of Solomon and A Mercy, died on Monday night, her publisher Knopf confirmed. She was 88...
2019-08-06 16:48

Charlie Cole dead: Tianamen Square 'Tank Man' photographer dies aged 64 American photographer Charlie Cole, whose picture of the famous "Tank Man" during the Tiananmen Square protests became a defining image of the 1989 pro-democracy protests, has died aged 64....
2019-09-13 13:32

Dorothea Benton Frank, best-selling author of 'Queen Bee,' dies at 67 Dorothea Benton Frank, whose May release "Queen Bee" reached No. 2 on the New York Times best-seller list. died Monday. She was 67.        ...
2019-09-05 06:00

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner, author of 'Beloved,' dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is gone. But her unique voice endures in novels like "Beloved."        ...
2019-08-07 09:16

'Beloved' author Toni Morrison dies at 88 Toni Morrison was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. This is her legacy.        ...
2019-08-06 22:48

Judith Mank: Why do we have sex? Evolutionary biologist Judith Mank explores the purpose of sex, and why its evolution can lead to males and females that look and behave differently....
2019-05-21 15:48

Judith Wexler, Nicholas Stone Though the bride and groom grew up just a few miles apart, in Montgomery County, Md., they didn’t meet until 2016, at the wedding of a mutual friend....
2019-07-21 06:48

Romance novelist Judith Krantz dead at 91 Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday....
2019-06-24 07:00

Judith Clark knew the Brink’s robbers were ready to kill Weather Underground terrorist Judith Clark was paroled despite admitting she knew her accomplices were ready to kill during a deadly Brink’s armored-car heist in 1981, The Post has learned. At an April 3 appearance before the state Parole Board, offi...
2019-07-01 02:48

Look: Judith Light receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Judith Light received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony attended by her husband, Robert Desiderio, former "Ugly Betty" co-star America Ferrera and "Transparent" creator Jill Soloway....
2019-09-14 17:16

Jennifer Weiner Remembers Judith Krantz and Her “World-Beating Heroines” Judith Krantz wrote juicy Cinderella stories in which a poor, plucky girl possessed of otherworldly beauty–and perhaps even a royal title–could, through hard work, climb to the top of her chosen world, acquiring a closet full of clothes a...
2019-06-27 21:16

Transparent's musical series finale gives Judith Light the showcase she deserves in first teaser Maura Pfefferman is dead. Long live Judith Light! That’s definitely the vibe in the first teaser trailer for Transparent’s musical series finale—an odd choice, to be sure, but not all that surprising given the trajectory of Light’s Shelly Pfefferman,...
2019-06-06 00:16

Pop, Kerr: Team USA must set example of unity "It's our responsibility to not only be the best team we can be, but also conduct ourselves with the USA on our shirt," Gregg Popovich said on Monday....
2019-08-06 04:16

Kerr: Durant officially out of Game 1 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
2019-05-28 00:32

Australia goes Kerr-azy after four-goal blitz at World Cup Tributes rained down on Sam Kerr in Australia on Wednesday after the striker-captain became the nation's first player - male or female - to score a World Cup hat-trick in a four-goal blitz of Jamaica....
2019-06-19 11:16

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
2019-06-01 08:48

Kerr says Durant will practice ahead of Game 5 Warriors coach Steve Kerr says injured star Kevin Durant will practice Sunday, a hurdle that the forward had to clear before returning from his calf strain....
2019-06-09 19:48

Kerr has 4 goals and Australia beats Jamaica 4-1 Sam Kerr scored four goals, one shy of the World Cup record and the most by an Australian, in a 4-1 victory over Jamaica on that advanced the Matildas into the knockout rounds Kerr tied American Alex Morgan for the tournament lead with five goals &#...
2019-06-19 01:32

The Latest: Kerr says Looney will ‘give it a go’ in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Golden State coach Steve Kerr says ailing Warriors big man Kevon Looney will try to play in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. The 6-foot-9 Loo...
2019-06-14 02:48

Kerr: Forced trade by Davis 'bad for the league' Warriors coach Steve Kerr says free agents have every right to change teams, but when players such as Anthony Davis are forcing trades before contracts are up, then it's "bad for the league."...
2019-07-24 22:01

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
2019-06-03 12:00

Nick Young: Steve Kerr rolls the NBA’s best blunt Steve Kerr has won eight NBA championships as a player and coach. Nevertheless, former Warriors guard Nick Young may have delivered Kerr his most prestigious title to date. While a guest on 95.7 The Game on Thursday, Young said Kerr knows how to prep...
2019-07-12 05:32

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women's World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy....
2019-06-14 06:48

Steve Kerr cutting off the Kevin Durant updates OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he is going to be less revealing about Kevin Durant’s workout progress, as speculation has grown the Golden State star may not return at all, especially with the Raptors taking a 3-1 series lead in the...
2019-06-08 14:32

Matildas captain Sam Kerr honoured with two prestigious US awards Australia striker bags brace of ESPYs at Los Angeles galaStephanie Gilmore and Ben Simmons miss out Matildas captain Sam Kerr has collected two prestigious ESPY awards for the best international women’s footballer and the best player in the USA’s Nat...
2019-07-11 16:00

Steve Kerr says center DeMarcus Cousins available for Game 1 TORONTO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr says center DeMarcus Cousins is available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Kerr made the announcement at the team’s shootaround practice Thursday. Cousins has not been on the Warriors&...
2019-05-30 20:16

Exit Australia on penalties as Kerr misses from the spot Australian star Sam Kerr flunked her spot kick as the Matildas lost a penalty shoot-out to Norway after a pulsating last 16 Women's World Cup clash in Nice Saturday....
2019-06-23 01:32

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
2019-06-02 09:00

Sam Kerr focused on leading Red Stars to NWSL title Sam Kerr sat down on a metal bench after taking a few extra shots after practice. Chicago Red Stars coach Rory Dames poked fun at her competitive streak, and Kerr just laughed it off....
2019-08-17 03:00

Sam Kerr nets four as Australia qualify for Women's World Cup last 16 Swing in goal difference puts Matildas through in secondBrazil beat Italy 1-0 in other Group C encounterIt took Sam Kerr 10 World Cup games to find her first goal, but over 90 pulsating minutes in Grenoble the Matildas’ talisman fashioned four more –...
2019-06-19 00:00

Steve Kerr talks about Durant Injury (NBA Finals) OAKLAND – Former U of A standout Steve Kerr talked about the devastating injury to Kevin Durant as his Warriors hope to even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto....
2019-06-12 09:32

Shelley Kerr says Scotland ‘devastated’ after cruel World Cup exit • ‘We feel very hard done by,’ says coach after 3-3 Argentina draw• Neville looks forward as England beat Japan to reach last 16Phil Neville looked forward to the “business end” of the World Cup after watching his side defeat Japan 2-0 to reach the k...
2019-06-20 03:48

Durant has chance to play game five says Warriors coach Kerr Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said on Sunday he was hopeful that MVP Kevin Durant would be fit for their must-win game five of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-10 00:16

Steve Kerr talks about potential return of Kevin Durant TORONTO – Here’s more with the former Arizona basketball standout Steve Kerr as he talks about Kevin Durant and Game 5 of the NBA Finals. ...
2019-06-10 19:16

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a dis...
2019-06-14 21:32

Klay Thompson’s stunning words to Steve Kerr after tearing ACL Klay Thompson wasn’t acting or talking like he had just suffered a devastating injury. The Warriors star tore his ACL after an awkward landing with 2:22 left in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Raptors. Thompson still s...
2019-06-14 16:01

Kerr: Stars evading signed deals 'real problem' for NBA For all of the excitement and buzz over an unprecedented free agency period, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is one very concerned NBA citizen....
2019-07-25 07:32

Coach Kerr backs Scots to bring 'A-game' against Argentina Scotland must "bring their A-game" to their final group stage match of the women's World Cup against Argentina on Wednesday if they are to have any hope of reaching the last-16, coach Shelley Kerr has said....
2019-06-19 11:16

NBA Finals: Why Steve Kerr is confident Warriors will bounce back TORONTO — The Warriors are in new territory in the NBA Finals in their fifth straight appearance. Before Thursday, they had never lost Game 1. Coach Steve Kerr’s excuse after his team’s convincing loss to Toronto was less about Kevin Durant’s absence...
2019-06-02 14:32

Old video might force Shaq to lick Steve Kerr’s feet Shaquille O’Neal has made many bold statements throughout his career as a player and analyst. He likely regrets this one. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr helped resurface a video of O’Neal from 2005, days after the Lakers traded him to the Hea...
2019-07-16 22:16

Sam Kerr: 'I was total crap in my first season as a footballer' | Richard Parkin On the eve of the Women’s World Cup, the Matildas captain talks about her initial reluctance to embrace the game after growing up with a different-shaped ball“When I first changed to football it wasn’t exciting for me, I was taken away from something...
2019-06-06 04:01

'It sucks to go out on penalties': Matildas rally round Sam Kerr after shootout miss Captain misses spot kick as Australia crash out to NorwayNorway 1-1 Australia (4-1 on pens): player ratingsMatildas skipper Sam Kerr has vowed to come back stronger after her penalty shocker in Australia’s World Cup loss to Norway. With the scores le...
2019-06-23 06:00

Warriors' Steve Kerr addresses gun laws ahead of Game 2 Warriors head coach Steve Kerr arrived in Toronto wearing a shirt that read "Vote for our lives" and took to the podium to discuss his feelings on the current state of gun laws in the United States.        ...
2019-06-03 02:48

Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich dine together with Kawhi Leonard intrigue First, the disclaimers. Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich are good friends and have been for decades. The face of the Spurs coached against Kerr’s Bulls teams in the mid-’90s. Then the sharpshooting Kerr played under Pop in two stints in San ...
2019-05-27 20:16

Opinion: Is coach Steve Kerr one of NBA's greatest? He will be if Warriors win this title With all the headwinds facing the Warriors now, winning this title may be enough to put Steve Kerr on the same tier as the best who’ve ever done it.        ...
2019-06-05 05:32

U.S. Open: Warriors' Steve Kerr impressed by competitor Coco Gauff Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr helped build one of the most-competitive teams in NBA history, but he said he is impressed tennis star Cori "Coco" Gauff already has figured out the essence of competition at 15....
2019-09-03 10:48

Steve Kerr says GOP ‘sold its soul’ to Trump, calls on Dems to ‘get this right’ in 2020 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said the GOP “has sold its soul” to President Trump and called on Democrats to make things “right in 2020.” The former NBA star made the assertion on Twitter on Wednesday night ̵...
2019-07-18 11:16

Steve Kerr addresses that implication-filled Gregg Popovich dinner No, Gregg Popovich was not passing along Kawhi Leonard’s secrets to Steve Kerr. The two coaches were spotted dining together last week, just before the Raptors clinched a spot in the NBA Finals against Kerr’s Warriors. Naturally, it set o...
2019-05-28 22:16

Watch: Australia's Sam Kerr scores two first half headers vs. Jamaica at Women's World Cup Australian striker Sam Kerr gave the Matildas a 2-0 first half lead against Jamaica in a Group C match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Tuesday in Grenoble, France....
2019-06-19 04:16

Warriors coach Steve Kerr urges Congress members to call out Trump Steve Kerr urged members of Congress to call out Donald Trump on Sunday night, hours after the president lashed out at four minority, freshman congresswomen in a tweetstorm, telling them to “go back” to the countries they came from. “Come...
2019-07-15 20:32

Katy Perry Supports Orlando Bloom's Ex Miranda Kerr and the Internet Could Not Be Happier No drama here! On Thursday, Katy Perry stepped out at a launch event for Kora Organics, hosted by founder Miranda Kerr. The songstress and supermodel posed for a photo together,......
2019-06-21 20:16

Women’s World Cup: England relax while Kerr adds devil to shock tactics Phil Neville cancelled training before the Scotland showdown but he knows their manager is a force to be reckoned withGuests soaking up the sun by the rooftop pools of England’s and Scotland’s respective team hotels on the Promenade des Anglais can w...
2019-06-08 04:16

Aged & Ore Invented the Best Way to Take Booze To Go Aged & Ore wowed us last year with its hand-blown whiskey glasses, and now they’re back with the most impressive way to travel with booze that we’ve ever seen....
2019-06-20 13:00

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes younger generation will vote out lawmakers against gun control Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened up about advocating for gun control in an interview Tuesday, saying he believes things are changing in that area....
2019-05-31 20:16

Steve Kerr criticized Anthony Davis’s trade demand. Kendrick Perkins took issue with that. After Kerr said Davis's trade demand was "bad for the league," Perkins noted that the Warriors coach didn't seem to think adding Kevin Durant to a 73-win team was not in the NBA's best interests....
2019-07-25 10:16

Steve Kerr, wearing ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt, speaks out again after Virginia Beach shooting Before Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State coach expressed hope that "we create a change where we don't all have to walk around scared that we're going to get shot in our country."...
2019-06-03 12:32

‘Is 55 Too Old to Go on Tinder?’ What Dating Looks Like for the Middle-Aged I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about dating apps lately. There are 2 a.m. texts like: “Is 55 too old to go on Tinder?” And existential laments like: “I thought I was just leafing through photos but it turns out I was sw...
2019-08-06 20:48

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt ahead of NBA Finals Game 2 Kerr sported a black T-shirt at his media availability about 90 minutes before Sunday's tip-off with the slogan "Vote For Our Lives" in response to the latest mass shooting in the United States....
2019-06-03 07:32

Shelley Kerr’s plan to pick off England leaves Erin Cuthbert isolated | Sophie Lawson Cuthbert was a lone striker, which is exactly how her game panned out, with no support, as Scotland sat back on their way to losing 2-1 in their first World Cup matchA goal down fewer than 15 minutes in thanks to Nikita Parris’s clinically taken spot...
2019-06-10 06:48

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offsid...
2019-06-14 01:48

Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a strange detail I don’t fully understand: for some ...
2019-07-14 03:00

The menopause: why so little research on the middle-aged ovary? Even the way a woman’s decline in oestrogen relates to her symptoms is a mystery, scientists sayWhen Elena Sanchez-Heras realised the menopause was upon her, she did what she always does when faced with a biological unknown. “I’m a scientist,” she sa...
2019-08-26 22:00

‘Walkers are middle aged, hikers are cool’ No longer just an activity for older people with sticks, rambling in the countryside is catching on with a new generationDeep in the English countryside on a golden midsummer evening, 16 young people have gathered to plot the night’s entertainment. P...
2019-07-14 13:48

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
2019-07-09 11:48

American Gauff qualifies for Wimbledon, aged 15 "Cori Gauff became the youngest player in the professional era to survive the Wimbledon qualifying draw on Thursday as the 15-year-old American thrashed Belgium\u0027s Greet Minnen 6-1 6-1 to seal her place in next week\u0027s main draw."...
2019-06-27 19:16

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr nails half-court shot ahead of Game 5 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr showed off his shooting ability with a half-court shot before Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-11 09:00

David Hockney’s Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history The cultural icon captures close intimacy between his friends to illustrate CP Cavafy’s poemWith its lovers’ just-touching bodies, marked out in simple, delicate lines above the soft, rumpled sheets, David Hockney’s 1966 etching conjures a luminous s...
2019-07-12 18:48

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
2019-06-10 13:48

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo’s.The chari...
2019-06-11 14:32

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spread to the eastern province....
2019-08-20 08:48

Parents are using smartphones to track their college-aged kids They’re diving into adulthood — with their parents watching. When the use of smartphone location trailing features and apps gained major popularity several years ago, parents were quick to co-opt the technology to keep a watchful eye on their little ...
2019-08-29 01:48

Founders of Successful Tech Companies Are Mostly Middle-Aged Some of tech’s biggest names had founders in their teens. But new research shows that for fast-growing start-ups in the U.S., the average age was 45....
2019-08-30 13:32

Bestselling author Ken Follett turns 70 With 30 bestsellers in 40 years, Ken Follett is among the most successful authors in world literature. As the master of the historical novel genre turns 70, he is working on the prequel to his best-known work....
2019-06-05 15:48

How to become a more productive you with insight from NYT-bestselling author The steps to reach your ultimate potential are varied and you never know which trick or suggestion might unlock your process. You can start figuring that out with the training in the How Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers Master Producti...
2019-06-08 19:16

Taking Another Look at the Author of ‘The White Man’s Burden’ Christopher Benfey’s “If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years” traces their influence on his work — and Kipling’s lasting influence on others....
2019-07-07 16:32

Whatever happened to author Dorothy West? Writing alongside Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, West was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance. Diana Evans asks: why were her books overlooked for so long?Little sister” to Zora Neale Hurston. “The Kid” and would-be wife of L...
2019-08-16 13:48

Robert De Niro de-aged in trailer for Martin Scorsese's The Irishman Robert De Niro fans have seen their first glimpse of the actor digitally de-aged in the first trailer for Martin Scorsese's new gangster film The Irishman....
2019-08-01 21:16

Netflix offers first look at de-aged De Niro in trailer for Scorsese's The Irishman It's been a long time coming, but Netflix has finally dropped the first trailer for Martin Scorsese's biggest crime epic to date, The Irishman, which is said to have cost upwards of $140 million (USD).Based on the book 'I Heard You Pai...
2019-08-01 08:16

Those People Starting Successful Tech Companies? Most Are Middle-Aged Some of tech’s biggest names had founders in their teens. But new research shows that for fast-growing start-ups in the U.S., the founders’ average age was 45....
2019-08-30 00:00

The importance of 'sport-related hobbies' for middle aged women Research in postmenopausal women finds that leisure time physical activity improves blood lipid profile, which is an indicator of cardiovascular health....
2019-09-18 23:00

Boy aged 16 months drowns in pool after slipping out through door of villa A London toddler drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday after slipping unnoticed through a sliding door of his family's rented villa, an inquest heard....
2019-06-12 13:16

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention service Cifas....
2019-06-18 10:48

After Losing His Parents, an Author Wonders: Who and What Is Real? In “Picnic Comma Lightning,” Laurence Scott combines a memoir about grief with an investigation into the ways technologies blur the line between public and private....
2019-06-15 15:16

How an evicted author turned his life around with one bestseller About two years ago, Adrian McKinty was done as a writer. The Irish author had published several detective novels set in Belfast. They were well-reviewed; some even won prestigious literary awards. But none of the moderate success had translated into...
2019-08-17 23:16

Enheduanna: High Priestess of the Moon and the First Known Author The ancient Sumerian poet Enheduanna has a unique claim to fame: she was the first author in the world known by name. While there were previous instances of poems and stories written down, Enheduanna was the first to sign a name to her work. And what...
2019-06-27 23:48

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
2019-06-22 00:48

Author: 'Counter-terrorism isn't an immigration issue' Author of "Bluster: Donald Trump's War on Terror" Peter Neumann speaks to Christiane Amanpour about the state of domestic terrorism in the United States....
2019-08-07 19:48

Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, dead at 80 Jim Bouton, the former Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, has died at the age of 80, according to his family. Bouton’s family said he died Wednesday at the home he shared with wife Paula Kurman. He fought a brain disease linked to dementia an...
2019-07-11 05:32

Gabriel Diniz, Brazilian pop star, killed in plane crash aged 28 Singer with huge Brazilian fanbase died amid concerns that aircraft was not licensed for air taxi travelGabriel Diniz, one of Brazil’s most successful current pop stars, has been killed in a plane crash, aged 28.His plane took off from the city of Sa...
2019-05-29 12:32

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
2019-06-19 08:00

How to make the perfect packed lunch – for toddlers, millennials and the middle-aged From Mini Babybels to liquid meal replacements to restaurant-quality dishes, lunchbox preferences are a generational thingIt is that time of year when, if you are stupid like me, you are thinking about packed lunches for children, having failed to pu...
2019-09-12 15:00

Online dating is hell on earth for middle-aged and senior singles Long Island grandma Maria Rodriguez had just had the worst blind date of her life. “He was all over me — no respect,” Rodriguez, 54, tells The Post. The county social services worker, who divorced in 2018 after a 29-year marriage, had been set up wit...
2019-07-25 05:16

Glitch Reveals Popular Young Streamer Is A Middle-Aged Woman Qiaobiluo Dianxia, also known as “Your Highness Qiaobiluo,” was racking up followers and donations on DouYu, a Chinese live-streaming platform. The photos she uploaded and the short clips she posted showed a young woman, leading her growing number of...
2019-07-31 17:48

'Earthsea' Author Ursula K. Le Guin Is Ready for Her Closeup Ursula K. Le Guin, the author whose science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories inspired readers of all ages, is the focus of a new documentary....
2019-07-31 20:16

Murray Polner, Antiwar Editor and Author, Is Dead at 91 An outspoken pacifist, Mr. Polner founded the progressive public affairs journal Present Tense in 1973 and was its only editor until it closed in 1990....
2019-06-06 03:01

In ‘Sontag,’ the Author’s Myth Takes Center Stage Benjamin Moser’s authorized biography of the essayist, critic and cultural icon Susan Sontag pays closest attention to its subject’s persona as a “great original creation.”...
2019-09-18 00:16

Author Dogan Akhanli receives Goethe Medal Together with Iranian artist Shirin Neshat and the Mongolian publisher Enkhbat Roozon, the German-Turkish author has been honored by the Goethe-Institut. Akhanli talked with DW about his writing — and state persecution....
2019-08-29 03:48

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel "Beloved" about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publi...
2019-08-06 19:32

How To Train Your Dragon author named children's laureate How To Train Your Dragon author and illustrator Cressida Cowell has vowed to campaign for school libraries to be made statutory after being named the new children's laureate....
2019-07-09 21:00

‘Greening of America’ author Charles Reich dead at 91 NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose “The Greening of America” blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died. Reich’s n...
2019-06-18 03:16

Inspired by 63 Up, author Tim Lott decides it's time to take stock Turning 63, the writer looks back over highs and lows and asks, how can I sum it up?Ever since I read John Updike’s Rabbit tetralogy, I have felt that the ultimate test of a writer is to capture a single life from beginning to end in the pages of a n...
2019-06-22 18:48

‘Killing Eve’ author dishes on adapting and casting hit show When Luke Jennings’ 2018 novel “Killing Eve: Codename Villanelle” was optioned for a TV series, the British writer was given a list of potential scriptwriters to adapt his story about a witty, glamorous assassin who becomes obsessed with the MI-5 age...
2019-07-24 08:32

Author Lisa Taddeo: ‘I wanted to explore desire, not sex’ In her extraordinary book Three Women Lisa Taddeo charts the intimate lives of real American women. Below, we print an extractIn 2010, a young American writer called Lisa Taddeo published an article in New York magazine about the women who work as hi...
2019-06-23 15:16

Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian on the trouble with writing about sex Mary Gaitskill’s collection Bad Behaviour has defined her career. Will a new generation of female writers be stereotyped in the same way?In 2017, “Cat Person”, the first short story I’d ever published, went viral. In the story, a college student name...
2019-08-03 13:32

How to Be an Antiracist Author Ibram X. Kendi on What We Get Wrong About Racism Ibram X. Kendi, the National Book Award winner, talks to TIME about “the R word,” capitalism and his new book, How to Be an Antiracist. Your new book combines theory and memoir. Why did you decide to weave in your own story? I did not wan...
2019-08-08 12:32

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despair and allow the worst to happen, the novelist John...
2019-05-28 02:00

I put myself through hell as an IPCC convening lead author, but it was worth it Enlarge / A view of the building of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), hosting the 50th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on August 8, 2019 in Geneva. (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) In my day job...
2019-08-18 18:00

German bestselling author Bernhard Schlink turns 75 Bernhard Schlink tends to focus on Germany's painful legacies, including the Nazi past and the 1970s leftist RAF terror group. On Saturday, the bestselling author turns 75....
2019-07-05 18:48

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
2019-06-14 02:48

With cancer risk timeline, middle-aged women recognize need for cervix screening (Reuters Health) - When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this cancer than when they only know HPV has a role in cancer, without an explicit timeline, a small study fo...
2019-08-22 00:00

Indianapolis Colts star Andrew Luck retires aged 29 in all-time NFL shocker Quarterback, 29, says he is quitting NFL after mounting injuries Star ‘hurt’ by boos from Colts fans as he leaves field for last timeLuck made Pro Bowl in 2018 after missing all of 2017 with injuryAndrew Luck, the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback and I...
2019-08-25 07:00

Hong Kong police arrest 36, youngest aged 12, after running battles with protesters Hong Kong police said on Monday they arrested 36 people, the youngest aged 12, after violence during anti-government demonstrations escalated as protesters hurled Molotov cocktails at security forces who responded with water cannon and tear gas....
2019-08-26 05:00

David Fincher helped Brad Pitt rehearse for a middle-aged renaissance In Quentin Tarantino’s recent Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, Brad Pitt plays Cliff Booth, stunt double, driver, and all-purpose best-friend-for-hire for fading actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio). As he cruises through 1969 Los Angeles, running err...
2019-08-13 14:16

BGT contestant Simonne Kerr 'butchered by her Iraq veteran on-off partner' Britain's Got Talent star Simonne Kerr was stabbed more than 70 times and "butchered" by her on-off boyfriend who tried to blame her for the attack, the Old Bailey heard today....
2019-06-04 12:00

Shaquille O'Neal loses 2004 bet, but will he now kiss Steve Kerr's feet (with cheese)? Shaquille O'Neal's words are coming back to haunt him, and now he has to kiss coach Steve Kerr's feet (with cheese) if he lives up to his bet.       ...
2019-07-16 18:48

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Anthony Davis trade to Lakers is 'bad for the league' Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Anthony Davis' trade request that resulted in him being dealt to the Lakers this summer is "bad for the league."       ...
2019-07-25 05:00

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
2019-05-22 15:48

'Millennium' author David Lagercrantz: 'Crime fiction needs a lot of truth' With "The Girl Who Lived Twice," David Lagercrantz is signing off from the "Millennium" series that was authored initially by the late Stieg Larsson. But the author told DW that this is not the end of his writing career....
2019-08-27 00:32

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness, Tom Maliti, the chai...
2019-05-23 07:16

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Is Dead at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
2019-08-01 23:48

Could Dorothy Kilgallen mystery be solved through DNA evidence? Worth a try, author says An author who has investigated the mysterious death of newspaper columnist and TV star Dorothy Kilgallen has asked a judge to let him exhume her body for DNA evidence....
2019-08-11 09:16

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower author's "literary horror" novel arrives in October You probably have fond memories of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, the 1999 coming-of-age novel where the teens can’t stop crying. Its soupy preciousness doesn’t quite hold up as an adult—of course, it was never for adults—but Chbo...
2019-05-22 08:32

Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Has a Lot to Say About His Books After the Big Finale Now that Game of Thrones’ series finale has come and gone, even more attention is being paid to author George R.R. Martin. He’s mostly been minding his own business and living his life while the rest of the world harangues him about the final two ent...
2019-05-21 23:16

Delicious cakes from 'The Power of Sprinkles' author Amirah Kassem Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.       ...
2019-09-17 16:32

Fighting with your partner about money? Take a look at your parents, says an author and marriage expert. Motortion Films/Shutterstock Belinda Luscombe is an Australian-born journalist and editor-at-large at TIME Magazine. The following is an excerpt from her latest book, Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together, which covers why staying t...
2019-06-18 00:32

Penguin rebuts charge of antisemitism against author Pedro Baños Publisher’s review of How They Rule the World, accused of prejudice in its coverage of the Rothschilds, finds book ‘robust’ but not antisemiticPenguin has undertaken a “thorough” review of one of its books, Spanish colonel Pedro Baños’s How They Rule...
2019-06-11 16:48

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
2019-05-21 16:00

Mets hoping new reliever can author 2nd late-season revival Brad Brach shook off an ugly first half in Baltimore last season and pitched well down the stretch after being traded to the Braves. The Mets are looking for a similar turnaround from the right-hander who signed with them on Thursday after being rele...
2019-08-10 11:48

Read This: An interview with the author who could change how we view the Manson Family Nearly 50 years after the notorious Manson Family murders, the story and lore behind it all’s been unspooled. Or so we think. A new book coming out has the potential to change the way we view it, framing the Tate and LaBianca murders in a fascinating...
2019-06-29 00:16

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
2019-06-20 00:48

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears 'Vote For Our Lives' t-shirt to Game 2 of NBA Finals Steve Kerr wore a "Vote For Our Lives" t-shirt in support of stricter gun control laws two days after a gunman killed 12 people in Virginia Beach.        ...
2019-06-03 02:48

Team USA coaches Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr — longtime Trump critics — rip politicians Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr rip lawmakers for not doing enough on gun control in aftermath of mass shootings in Gilroy, Calif., El Paso and Dayton.       ...
2019-08-08 02:32

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Australia An Australian fisherman and his son are looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written....
2019-07-17 19:00

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle washed up in Australia South Australian man and his son found the bottle, which was dropped from an ocean liner by 13-year-old boy Paul Gilmore in 1969A South Australian man is trying to find the British author of a message in a bottle he found off the SA coast, 50 years a...
2019-07-17 17:32

True crime author's claims to have interviewed serial killers contested Mind Games by Paul Harrison withdrawn from sale, after his accounts of interviews with Ted Bundy, Peter Sutcliffe and others were called into questionPublishers of a true crime book by an “experienced criminal profiler” have pulled his work from sale...
2019-07-17 03:16

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
2019-05-21 23:16

Bestselling author scrubs Putin’s lies from book’s Russian edition A bestselling author came under fire Wednesday after the Russian edition of his book on disinformation and “fake news” scrapped all references to lies President Vladimir Putin has told. The Russian-language version of Israeli author Yuval...
2019-07-25 02:32

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant S...
2019-06-06 19:00

Author petitions judge to let him exhume Dorothy Kilgallen’s body for DNA evidence Mark Shaw, who wrote “The Reporter Who Knew Too Much” and “Denial of Justice,” filed a petition in Westchester Supreme Court last week to disinter Kilgallen's body from the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne....
2019-08-11 07:48

Thriller author Dean Koontz signs five-book deal with Amazon Amazon announced today that it inked best-selling author Dean Koontz to a five-book deal. The agreement will also include a short story collection called Nameless that will be available for free to Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited customers on Novem...
2019-07-22 18:32

Jury sides with author Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school headmaster A jury backed novelist Nicholas Sparks and the school he founded, dismissing claims by the ex-headmaster that he was unjustly fired, then slandered.        ...
2019-08-22 06:32

Death of Dutch Teenage Author Sets Off Media Flurry, and Corrections The case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and had sought euthanasia, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
2019-06-06 17:32

French Author Accused of Anti-Semitism Is Snubbed for a Top Literary Prize Yann Moix’s autobiography of childhood abuse was released this fall to positive reviews. But after a controversy blew up, the Goncourt Prize’s judges excluded him from the race for the award....
2019-09-05 19:00

Trump 'dossier' author grilled by Justice Department watchdogs: sources Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump and Moscow, prompting the lawyers to extend their i...
2019-07-09 12:32

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
2019-05-22 04:32

Charles Manson murder secrets could be revealed by top Hollywood stars, says author TOP Hollywood stars could hold the key to unravelling the mysteries behind the vile Manson Family murders 50 years on, according to the author of an explosive new book....
2019-08-07 12:16

Author J.K. Rowling Donates $18.8 Million to Research Into the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (LONDON) — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother. The 15.3 million-pound ($18.8 million) donation announced Thursday will b...
2019-09-13 05:00

‘Hunger Games’ author relaunches franchise with ‘Dark Days’ prequel Suzanne Collins is still hungry. A decade after closing the book on her “Hunger Games” saga, the author is reviving her best-selling young adult franchise with a prequel set 64 years before the original action started. “With this book, I ...
2019-06-17 18:48

Trump 'Dossier' Author Grilled By US Justice Department Watchdogs: Report Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump......
2019-07-09 23:48

Can cooking serve as a balm for depression? For one British author, it saved her life. In “Midnight Chicken” author Ella Risbridger is open about her struggles with mental health, and she offers food — preparing it, not just eating it — as a prescription....
2019-09-13 05:00

Trump ‘dossier’ author Christopher Steele was grilled by feds: report Federal investigators exploring the start of the Russia probe grilled the author of a controversial “dossier” that alleged election meddling and possible collusion with President Trump’s campaign — and learned enough to extend the investigation. Thre...
2019-07-09 22:48

Outrages author Naomi Wolf stands by view of Victorian poet At Hay festival, Wolf restated belief that John Addington Symonds was deeply affected by laws against homosexualityNaomi Wolf has said she “stands by” her latest book and denied that the presence of errors had undermined her wider argument, after his...
2019-05-25 21:48

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
2019-06-09 14:16

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
2019-05-22 09:32

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was auth...
2019-08-16 23:48

Why Christian author Rachel Held Evans touched so many people, in life and now in death On Saturday, Rachel Held Evans' husband announced her death. People used #BecauseofRHE to tell stories of how the Christian author inspired them.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

Author Taslima Nasreen India Stay Permit Extended From 3 Months To A Year Controversial Bangladeshi-origin author Taslima Nasreen's residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on Sunday....
2019-07-21 11:32

Facebook Privately Admitted Failure in Vetting the Author of Its 'Anti-Conservative' Audit Facebook on Tuesday released the initial report prepared by its external auditor concerning the rampant speculation about anti-conservative bias at the company. More than a year ago, however, company officials privately copped to the fact that they’d...
2019-08-21 05:32

'Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent': leading writers on the great American author After the death of the great Nobel-prizewinning author, Ben Okri, Alice Walker, Elif Shafak and others offer their personal tributesToni Morrison didn’t begin writing late, but she published much later than most writers, after a career in publishing ...
2019-08-07 00:16

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they ha...
2019-08-14 10:32

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was ‘a ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which both became films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from start to finish...
2019-05-29 12:32

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin teases book ending, what’s next for series “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin hinted at what’s next for the acclaimed fantasy series following the finale of its HBO television adaptation Sunday night and teased fans with how the books may end differently—or not....
2019-05-21 17:32

Best-selling author Sherrilyn Kenyon drops lawsuit accusing her husband of poisoning her Author Sherrilyn Kenyon, who filed suit against her husband accusing him of orchestrating a scheme to poison her to death, has dismissed her case.        ...
2019-08-01 17:48

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
2019-07-02 03:32

John Steinbeck: US court hears appeal in case for control of author's estate The writer’s family has battled for control of the Nobel prizewinner’s classic works for decadesAnother chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by the author John Steinbeck.A three-judge ...
2019-08-07 13:48

Christian author says $240G worth of fake copies of her book sold on Amazon A female priest says Amazon sold $240,000 worth of counterfeit copies of her faith-based book -- before it was removed from the top bookselling site....
2019-07-11 18:32

‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed...
2019-07-23 23:32

Author of 'Gone Girl' slams attorney's claim linking Jennifer Dulos' disappearance to book The author of "Gone Girl" says that allegations connecting missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos to her book's main character — who concocts her disappearance to make it seem as though her husband murdered her — makes her sick....
2019-07-07 15:32

A Low-Balled Author, a Star With No Salary and a "Successful Failure" at the Box Office: 25 Forrest Gump Facts It's hard to believe, but it's been 25 years since moviegoers first watched Forrest Gump sit down on that bus stop bench and utter a phrase that would go on to become one of the most......
2019-07-06 14:48

A financial expert and bestselling author says the best money advice he can give isn't a mystery or magic — it's just math Courtesy of Ramit Sethi Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich." Sethi believes anyone can learn to be good with money, and it starts with automating your cash flow. When you automatically fund your ...
2019-05-26 04:48

UK memo warned about dossier author’s 'credibility,' Flynn team alleges in explosive filing In a newly unsealed filing in federal court, Michael Flynn's legal team outlined more than 40 records that may contain exculpatory evidence allegedly withheld by the government....
2019-09-12 01:00

Late author’s stolen book collection found after hitting auction block: suit Upper West Sider Richard Dannay claims 33 of his dad’s signed books were stolen by his step-mom Rose, passed to her son Terry Koppel and eventually given to Sotheby’s for auctioning....
2019-09-06 00:32

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin says outspoken fans won’t influence book ending "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin won’t let outspoken fans of the acclaimed HBO show dictate how he writes the book ending of his epic fantasy saga....
2019-07-16 02:00

'Arrogance': Mattis co-author Bing West says US efforts to transform Iraq and Afghanistan were doomed When Henry Kissinger told James Mattis he should write a book about his more than four decades in the Marine Corps, it was no surprise he chose fellow Marine Bing West to help him....
2019-09-15 08:00

Shameful: Salman Rushdie Used His Blurb For This Young Author’s Debut Novel To Advertise A Speedboat He’s Trying To Sell For a new author, getting a blurb on the cover of your debut novel from an established and well-respected writer can be an incredible honor that rockets your book to the top of the bestseller list. Unfortunately, it looks like one highly acclaimed au...
2019-07-12 18:16

Iceman author Sina Grace opens up about Marvel's lack of support for LGBTQ+ superheroes and books A few years back now, Marvel made a fairly major (at the time) revelation about one of its most prominent mutant characters, revealing in an issue of Brian Michael Bendis’ All New X-Men that Bobby Drake, a.k.a.. founding X-Men member Iceman, was gay....
2019-06-29 05:16

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin hints prequel series will have fan-favorite family, creatures “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin has released some new details on the state of Westeros in HBO’s upcoming prequel of the epic fantasy – a series that so far has been kept under wraps....
2019-07-09 21:16

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

John Steinbeck lawsuit: Judges to hear appeal over control of author's classic works Another chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by author John Steinbeck.        ...
2019-08-06 07:48

Liberal author begs 'normal people' not to wear sports teams' MAGA-like red caps: 'You're making everyone scared' Has "Trump Derangement Syndrome" literally gone to liberals' heads? An author is pleading with fellow lefties to avoid wearing any type of red hat, saying they'd be “making people scared” by doing so. ...
2019-09-06 22:00

New York Times Publishes Anti-Google Rant, Doesn't Mention the Author Is a Facebook Board Member The New York Times published an anti-Google screed by billionaire Peter Thiel last night but failed to mention a fun fact that readers might find relevant: Thiel sits on the board of Facebook, one of Google’s largest competitors.Read more......
2019-08-02 20:16

Tucsonan dies in ATV rollover, brother dies in rollover searching for him ECKELSON, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota man has died in an ATV crash while searching for his brother, who was killed in a similar crash about 10 minutes earlier. Authorities say the brothers were driving all-terrain vehicles to a farm near Eckelso...
2019-09-09 13:48

Delicious cakes from 'The Power of Sprinkles' author Amirah Kassem Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling gives $18.8 million gift for MS research "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling made an $18.8 million donation for research into multiple sclerosis treatment at a center named for her mother.        ...
2019-09-13 20:00

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos divorce finalized by judge Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from author MacKenzie Bezos has been finalized by a judge, leaving MacKenzie with a settlement worth $38 billion.       ...
2019-07-06 16:16

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
2019-06-18 17:48

'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.        ...
2019-06-09 09:48

'The Irishman' trailer: Martin Scorsese's mob movie flaunts de-aged Robert De Niro "The Irishman" trailer finally dropped, and Martin Scorsese's newest movie shows Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino waging a mafia war.        ...
2019-07-31 17:48

The Spanish Author Who Doesn’t Believe in Spanish Literature “Important as it is, the language in which you write is secondary,” says Javier Marías, whose new novel is “Berta Isla.” “I myself feel much closer to many foreign authors than to many of my compatriots.”...
2019-07-31 23:16

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin says fans won't influence book ending George R.R. Martin says "Game of Thrones" fans won't influence how he ends his book series, even if the Internet can be difficult to ignore.        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

'Silence of the Lambs' author Thomas Harris returns with new serial killer in 'Cari Mora' The creator of Hannibal Lecter has written a fiendish new serial killer who preys on women and harvests their organs in twisted thriller "Cari Mora."        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

How PBS adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel 'Sanditon' introduces the author's first black character PBS's new drama "Sanditon," based on Jane Austen's unfinished novel, introduces Austen's first black character.        ...
2019-07-31 18:16

Miley Cyrus completely drags author of critical 'She Is Coming' review: '#DoYourResearch' "Ps thanks for putting buy/stream link at the end of your (expletive) article... I’m sure it was helpful for those who are as out of touch as you are," Miley Cyrus wrote.        ...
2019-06-04 22:16

Paule Marshall, author of 'Daughters,' 'Brown Girl, Brownstones,' dead at 90 Novelist Paule Marshall died Monday in Richmond, Virginia after suffering dementia in recent years, her son told The Associated Press.        ...
2019-08-17 00:16

‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103 Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as “The Caine Mutiny," died on Friday at 103.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

Will 'Game of Thrones' books end like series? 'Yes and no,' says author George R.R. Martin Martin said that where "Game of Thrones" had to wrap the "Song of Ice and Fire" saga in six episodes, he will take 3,000 pages to do it himself.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert's 'City of Girls' is the perfect summer novel Elizabeth Gilbert sets this luscious love story in the New York City theater world of the 1940s, exploring female sexuality and fulfillment.        ...
2019-06-04 11:00

Enid Blyton debate: Richard Madeley calls accusations 'ridiculous' after Royal Mint refuses to put 'racist, sexist and homophobic' children's author on coin Good Morning Britain presenter Richard Madeley has fiercely defended Enid Blyton after plans to give the Famous Five author a commemorative coin were rejected....
2019-08-27 16:48

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn A 28-year-old motorcyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a car in Brooklyn, police said. The crash occurred on Ocean Parkway just before 4 a.m. when the motorcyclist, heading south, tried to make a left turn on Beverley Road in Kensington an...
2019-05-27 19:16

Man dies after jumping from RFK Bridge A 43-year-old man died after jumping from the Robert F. Kennedy/Triborough Bridge Sunday afternoon, according to officials. The man parked his car on the bridge and leaped at around 2:30 p.m., cops said. Authorities pulled the man from the water belo...
2019-09-02 01:16

|'BladeRunner'actorRutgerHauer(75)dies Hollywood actor Rutger Hauer, who became a global cult icon for his role as the scary yet thought-provoking humanoid android in the 1982 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner", has died at the age of 75....
2019-07-24 22:01

|FerdinandPiech,creatorofVolkswagenautomotiveempire,dies Ferdinand Piech, the Porsche family scion who built Volkswagen into a global powerhouse, only to exit abruptly shortly before the German carmaker skidded into the diesel-cheating scandal four years ago, has died. He was 82....
2019-08-28 16:48

Honduran man dies in ICE custody U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday a 30-year-old Honduran man died in its custody while being detained at a facility in Houston....
2019-07-02 16:32

Former Kentucky, NFL QB Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a battle with cardiac and renal issues, his family confirmed to ESPN. He was 38....
2019-07-04 01:16

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, P...
2019-07-05 01:32

Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Car chief Lee Iacocca, the man who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy and helped create the Ford Mustang, passed away in California at the age of 94. He was known for his larger-than-life personality and leadership style....
2019-07-03 08:32

Pedestrian hit by car dies from his injuries TUCSON – A man who was hit by a car in March has died from his injuries, according to the Tucson Police Department. On March 11, Preston Jeffrey Wutzke, 37, was walking southbound on North Oracle Rd. north of River Rd., when he was hit by a sil...
2019-05-25 10:48

Child dies in hot car in New Mexico HOBBS, N.M.- A 40 year old woman is charged with the death of a two-year-old child after leaving the toddler in a hot car. Tammie Brooks is being held at the Hobbs County Detention Center. Hobbs Police Chief John Ortolano said they received a 911 cal...
2019-09-18 09:32

Max Wright, Who Went From Theater Roles to ‘ALF,’ Dies at 75 He was best known for playing a suburban father who lives with a furry alien. But he preferred the stage, and he said he had been “hugely eager” for the show to end....
2019-07-02 22:00

NFL, Miami legend Buoniconti dies at 78 Nick Buoniconti, a Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker and part of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins, died Tuesday night, his family announced. He was 78....
2019-08-01 03:32

Broncos owner Bowlen dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, who won three Super Bowls over three decades as owner of the Denver Broncos, died Thursday at age 75 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease....
2019-06-14 12:16

Argentina's pre-default president de la Rua dies at 81 Fernando de la Rua, who led Argentina through a debilitating economic depression that eventually led to the country's record sovereign debt default, died on Tuesday after falling ill with heart problems. He was 81 years old....
2019-07-09 17:16

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said....
2019-07-09 16:01

Mom of 2 nearly dies from cat scratch: ‘It’s ruined my life’ Moira Brady was trying to break up a cat fight on the trampoline in her garden when one of the felines scratched her arm. She nearly lost her limb — and her life. The 45-year-old mother of two initially thought nothing of the scratch, which punctured...
2019-07-22 23:16

On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies Ron Ross pays tribute to the brilliant former champion Emile Griffith, who passed away in 2013 The post On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-24 02:32

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died. She was 96. Park Han-shik, an official from the Kim Dae Jung Peac...
2019-06-11 07:00

Alex Navab, former top KKR dealmaker, dies Alex Navab, who worked as a top dealmaker at KKR & Co Inc for more than two decades before starting his own private equity firm earlier this year, died on Sunday. He was 53....
2019-07-09 05:32

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
2019-07-08 21:32

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
2019-08-05 17:16

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors can do to help clients prepare....
2019-06-11 17:16

Eva Kor, Holocaust survivor, dies peacefully at age 85 Eva Kor, a Holocaust survivor who founded the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Educational Center in Indiana, died Thursday during her annual trip to Poland. She was 85 years old. ...
2019-07-04 20:32

Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
2019-08-01 00:00

FBI: Man who shot at Texas courthouse dies A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers, witnesses and authorities said. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-18 01:32

Child dies after using homemade zip line PHOENIX (AP) – An 8-year-old Arizona boy who was injured while trying to ride a homemade zip line has died. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the boy died three days after he suffered a strangulation injury June 24 at ...
2019-07-07 07:16

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilomete...
2019-06-18 16:16

Honduran migrant dies while in ICE custody A 30-year-old Honduran man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after getting sick at a Houston detention facility, the agency said Monday. Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive at the Houston Contract Detention Facilit...
2019-07-02 10:32

Cyclist dies almost 4 months after being struck on I-19, Ajo Way TUCSON – A bicyclist died Wednesday from injuries sustained earlier this year in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 19 and Ajo Way. Tucson Police Department says 70-year-old David V. Ramirez died from injuries sustained on March 12 during the incid...
2019-07-06 08:00

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died aged 96....
2019-06-15 15:32

Man dies after suffering seizure, attacked by his dog UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Police say a western Pennsylvania man died after he suffered a seizure and his dog bit his neck. WPXI-TV reports Homer Utterback’s girlfriend heard what sounded like something falling in their Uniontown home on Thursday. She fo...
2019-07-12 12:48

Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85 Former Major League infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at the age of 85....
2019-07-18 14:32

El Salvador man dies in US custody in New Mexico A 32-year-old man from El Salvador died Thursday morning in US custody, hours after being apprehended by Border Patrol agents, US Customs and Border Protection said....
2019-08-02 22:00

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng has died in Beijing. He was best known for leading the violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square....
2019-07-23 15:16

Jim Dunne, The Godfather Of Car Spy Photography, Dies At 87 These days it’s not at all uncommon to open up a car magazine or visit a car website and find a photo of some half-covered prototype long before a car company wanted you to see the thing. For that, you can thank Jim Dunne, the guy who might as well h...
2019-08-22 00:32

| Former Indonesian president Habibie dies at 83 Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who ushered in an era of democratic reforms after the downfall of long-time dictator Suharto, died on Wednesday at the age of 83 in Jakarta, his family and officials said....
2019-09-12 05:00

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
2019-05-21 14:38

11-month-old dies after being left in hot car in Missouri CALVERTON PARK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-month-old girl has died after being locked inside a car for 15 or 16 hours in suburban St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District received a call...
2019-06-05 17:00

Cafu's son dies after playing football The son of the former Brazil captain and two-time World Cup winner Cafu has died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 30 while playing football near his family home win Sao Paolo....
2019-09-05 22:32

New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident NEWARK, N.J. — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark police say 23-year-old Antonio Ortiz had burned his fingers and had internal injuries when he was pronounced dead at University Ho...
2019-06-03 15:16

| WATCH | Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, has died in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry says....
2019-09-19 18:32

Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono dies at age 66 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono has died in Singapore. She was 66. Singapore’s Foreign Ministry in a statement of condolences says Yudhoyono passed away on Saturday morning. She was the wife of IndonesiaR...
2019-06-01 09:32

'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who built an empire out of an initial $2,500 investment, died on Wednesday at age 91....
2019-09-11 22:16

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization....
2019-08-16 20:48

1 man dies, another critical after Wisconsin triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Madison say one man died and another was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon. Fire Department officials say the first man was fo...
2019-06-10 02:48

Legendary Packers HOF QB Starr dies at 85 Bart Starr, a Hall of Fame quarterback who helped build the Green Bay Packers dynasty in the 1960s and was named the Most Valuable Player of the first two Super Bowls, died Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 85....
2019-05-26 17:48

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Dies at 81 (JACKSON, Miss.) –– Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. He was 81. Cochran’s final chief of staff, Brad White, said Cochra...
2019-05-30 18:48

Pet Sematary‘s Breakout Star Leo the Cat Dies Just weeks after his big screen debut, Leo, the Maine Coon crossbreed cat who played (spoiler alert) an undead feline named Church in the 2019 remake of the classic 1989 film Pet Sematary, has died unexpectedly. Leo was a shelter cat prior to his rol...
2019-05-30 21:32

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75 Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1970s and 80s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 75....
2019-09-16 05:48

Buckner dies at 69 after battle with dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
2019-05-28 00:32

Motorcyclist dies in Harlem crash One person died in a Harlem motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The biker was traveling south on the Harlem River Drive near Exit 23 around 2:40 p.m. when he collided with the divider and was thrown from the motorcycle, officials s...
2019-08-11 00:32

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even though he had never been to the Middle Eastern country....
2019-08-09 21:00

4-Day-Old Dies As Hospitals Shuttle Her Around For 3 Hours In Bareilly An ailing four-day-old infant died after being shuttled around from one government hospital to another in western Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly for over three hours today. The Uttar Pradesh government has......
2019-06-19 19:32

Auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Father of the Mustang, midwife to the minivan, rescuer of Chrysler Corp., Lee Iacocca changed the course of automotive history.        ...
2019-07-03 07:16

The ‘Fastest Woman on Four Wheels’ dies in crash Racer and TV personality died in a jet-operated car crash in Oregon. The world's "fastest woman on four wheels" died while trying to break her own record....
2019-08-28 19:16

Australian jockey dies after fall from horse MELBOURNE, Australia — A 22-year-old female apprentice jockey who was recently married has died after falling from her horse during track work in the Australian state of Victoria. Racing Victoria said Friday that the early-morning accident happened a...
2019-08-30 16:00

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
2019-06-02 02:16

Brooklyn cyclist, 14, dies three years after he was hit by driver A 14-year-old boy died on Monday due to complications of injuries from when he was struck by a driver in Brooklyn three years ago, reports said. Moshe Yehuda Wolpin — who was 11 years old when he was struck in Borough Park in 2016 — succumbed to his ...
2019-07-03 00:00

Valerie Harper, star of 'Rhoda,' dies at 80 Valerie Harper, the television and stage actor audiences came to love as Rhoda on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died Friday, her family announced. She was 80....
2019-08-31 04:32

| Girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda - official A 9-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official says....
2019-08-30 20:00

FIR Against Cop For "Inaction", After 19-Year-Old Gangrape Victim Dies An FIR has been registered against a police inspector in Mumbai for "inaction" in the case of alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman who later died at a hospital, the police said today....
2019-09-01 15:16

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is lashing out as it dies Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is one of the most iconic features of any planet in our Solar System. The colossal, swirling storm has dominated Jupiter for years, and it’s one of the things we always expect to see when new images of Jupiter are...
2019-05-29 00:16

Actress Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, Dies at 80 (LOS ANGELES) — Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. She was 80. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Har...
2019-08-31 03:00

Former Yukon premier Dennis Fentie dies Current Yukon Premier Sandy Silver described Fentie as a "respected leader" who "passionately represented the people of Watson Lake and southeast Yukon for 15 years in the Yukon Legislative Assembly."...
2019-08-31 08:00

5-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Milwaukee. Police say the boy died Tuesday afternoon on the city’s west side. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the death is under investigation. The child is the second to...
2019-06-18 22:16

Lauren Brunner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
2019-09-13 17:00

Man dies while trying to save girlfriend from sinking kayak A couple’s kayaking trip on the Ohio River turned tragic over the weekend when the woman fell into the water — and her boyfriend drowned while trying to save her, authorities said. Travis Hughes, 28, was boating with his 31-year-old girlfriend ...
2019-08-27 11:16

'Laugh-In' star Arte Johnson dies at age 90 Arte Johnson, a lurking presence on U.S. television's "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" as a lecherous geriatric and a comic German soldier who found things on the show "verrry interesting" - but not necessarily funny - died on Wednesday at the age of 90, ...
2019-07-04 00:00

Another dog dies after MRI at Long Island vet, owner claims A man says his dog died after getting an MRI at a Long Island vet, according to a complaint filed with the state. “We just wish we had seen your article sooner,” Howard Schneider said of The Post’s coverage from two days before his dog di...
2019-07-31 20:48

Former Kentucky, NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen dies at 38 Jared Lorenzen had been hospitalized since Sunday with an infection as well as kidney and heart issues, according to his family.       ...
2019-07-03 22:48

Pal Benko, Who Stepped Aside for Bobby Fischer, Dies at 91 In 1970 Mr. Benko qualified for the world chess championship cycle but, past his peak as a competitive player, ceded his place to the much younger Mr. Fischer....
2019-08-27 01:00

The Latest: FBI says man shot near Texas courthouse dies DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The FBI says a 22-year-old man who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthous...
2019-06-17 19:16

Pioneering sailmaker Lowell North dies at 89. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lowell North, a pioneering sailmaker who won an Olympic gold medal and four world championships in the venerable Star Class, has died. He was 89. North suffered a stroke Saturday night and died late Sunday night at his home in Point ...
2019-06-04 07:32

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing season, Nepali officials said....
2019-05-24 03:48

Charles Reich, Who Saw ‘The Greening of America,’ Dies at 91 He was a Yale Law School professor when he embraced the counterculture in a 1970 book that became a best seller and brought him rock-star-level fame....
2019-06-18 00:32

Beloved police dog ‘Ozzy’ dies after being left in a hot car A drug-sniffing police dog named Ozzy from Southern California died this month after being left in a hot car, authorities said. The dog, who served in the Long Beach department, was found dead after being left in the department-owned car by his handl...
2019-08-27 11:16

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by a furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 2...
2019-07-03 19:48

Former VW Group boss Ferdinand Piech dies Ferdinand Piech The Austrian leaves a huge legacy in the car industry, both for his leadership of the VW Group and his engineering achievements Ferdinand Piëch, the former head of the Volkswagen Group and a key figure behind the firm’s growth into...
2019-08-28 09:00

Baby dies after being left near California dumpster FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two newborn babies have been found abandoned near a Northern California dumpster and one has died. The infants are believed to be twins. Police say they were found Tuesday afternoon on a road in Fairfield, nor...
2019-07-31 17:48

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
2019-07-03 09:32

Dog dies in travel trailer fire in Marana TUCSON – A dog has died after it was trapped in a Marana trailer fire that broke out Monday morning. According to Avra Valley Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to the 16000 block of West Polo Lane after an electrical problem ignited a...
2019-06-18 04:48

Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Ex-Ford executive was a driving force behind the minivan, the K-car and the rebirth of Chrysler Lee Iacocca, best known for his work in developing the original Ford Mustang, has died at the age of 94.  Born in Pennsylvania in 1924, Iacocca studied p...
2019-07-03 16:16

Passenger dies after speeding van crashes into backhoe Shocking photos show the wreckage of a minivan that careened into a construction vehicle Wednesday morning in Brooklyn, killing a passenger and injuring the driver, police said. The 31-year-old driver of the red Dodge was traveling at apparent high s...
2019-07-31 19:00

Volkswagen Ex-Boss Ferdinand Piech Dies At 82 Volkswagen's powerful ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech, credited with the carmaker's rise from the brink of bankruptcy to world leader status, has died aged 82, his wife said Monday....
2019-08-27 14:16

UAE sheikh and fashion designer dies 'unexpectedly' Fashion designer Khalid Al Qasimi - a Crown Prince and son of the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - has died at his London home aged 39....
2019-07-03 19:32

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
2019-07-11 20:32

Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack. Authorities say shark warning signs were being posted in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died Saturday morning. The signs will remain in place unti...
2019-05-26 06:48

Minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor league catcher in the Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
2019-09-03 08:32

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
2019-05-28 05:48

Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85 Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85        ...
2019-05-27 00:16