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Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary’s dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, has died...

Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

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Hungarian writer and former dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86 Internationally acclaimed Hungarian writer Gyorgy Konrad, a leading figure in the dissident movement under communist rule, died on Friday at the age of 86 after a long illness, state news ageny MTI reported, citing his family....
01:00, 2019-09-14

Gyorgy Konrad, Writer and Dissident in Communist Hungary, Dies at 86 Mr. Konrad, known internationally for books like his novel “The Case Worker,” advocated individual liberty and played a prominent role after Communist rule ended....
20:34, 2019-09-14

Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90 Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Research in New York City, died at the age of 90 on Friday, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences said....
04:17, 2019-07-20

Renowned Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at 90 Agnes Heller, a dissident under Hungary's communist regime, was a fierce critic of current Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his nationalist politics. The Holocaust survivor lost most of her family in concentration camps....
00:34, 2019-07-21

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....
00:17, 2019-08-06

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
08:01, 2019-07-19

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
12:51, 2019-05-22

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-25

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 show, writing episodes from the late 1960s until t...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies after covering Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony Don Banks, best known for his 17 years at Sports Illustrated, died in his sleep Sunday after just covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies.       ...
08:34, 2019-08-05

Russ Conway dies; writer's articles led to jail for NHL Players Association boss Alan Eagleson Longtime Boston hockey writer Russ Conway, a 1992 Pulitzer Prize finalist whose writing led to NHLPA boss Alan Eagleson's ouster, dies at 70.       ...
08:00, 2019-08-21

Crazy Rich Asians co-writer quits after being offered eighth of writer's salary Adele Lim exited after learning Peter Chiarelli stood to earn $800,000 to $1m while she would make ‘$110,000-plus’Crazy Rich Asians co-writer Adele Lim has dropped out of two planned sequels to the hit romantic comedy, after learning she would be paid about an eighth of what another writer, Peter Ch...
19:34, 2019-09-05

Konrad De La Fuente: the US winger making waves at Barcelona's academy The Miami-born winger is known for his quick-footed skill at La Masia. But this summer his focus will be on winning the U-20 World Cup for his countryWhen Miami-born Konrad De La Fuente moved with his family to Barcelona at the age of 11, he already had a natural ability that suggested he had found ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

'Doctor Who' writer, script editor Terrance Dicks dies at 84: 'He will always be a legend of the show' Terrance Dicks, author of children’s books and a longtime script editor for the popular British TV series “Doctor Who,” has died. He was 84.        ...
14:17, 2019-09-03

Canada Set to Deport Chinese Dissident Canada is set to deport to China a dissident accused of violent attacks, but his supporters say he faces jail time and is in need of psychiatric help....
19:00, 2019-08-28

Court orders Danish VW importer to pay dissident artist A suburban Copenhagen court has ordered the importer in Denmark of Volkswagen to pay 1.5 million kroner ($226,000) to Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei for “unjustified use of artwork in an advertisement.”...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
15:00, 2019-06-17

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection, according to a letter of claim that has been sent...
20:51, 2019-05-28

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
21:51, 2019-09-04

‘This Is a Fight.’ Meet Badiucao, the Dissident Cartoonist Taking on the Chinese Government A giant tattoo of tiny man standing in front of an oncoming tank covers the entirety of one of artist Badiucao’s upper arms. It’s an inspired choice of ink for the Chinese artist who has earned both the fury of the Chinese Communist Party and excited comparisons to Banksy. Images of the ...
06:34, 2019-08-27

Murder of Chechen dissident: suspect linked to Russian security services Research by Der Spiegel found suspect’s passport could be linked to Russian militaryA suspect arrested last week over the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin was carrying a passport whose number linked him to Russian security services, German media have reported.Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, who foug...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, of...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Colombia's FARC dissident leader issues new call to arms, three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that it will launch a new offensive, threatening to resume their five decades of armed conflict in the South American nation....
20:17, 2019-08-29

Canada Deported a Chinese Dissident With a Criminal Past. Critics Worry He’ll Face Jail Upon Return Canada has deported a Chinese dissident who has a history of violent crime on the grounds that he could pose a danger to the public, the New York Times reports, downplaying concerns he could face persecution back home. Since fleeing China and obtaining residency in Canada, where he was resettled by ...
12:00, 2019-08-29

Hamilton storms from behind to win Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton put in a scintillating drive to charge from behind and overtake Max Verstappen with just three laps remaining to claim his seventh Hungarian Grand Prix victory....
12:34, 2019-08-05

Hamilton first, Bottas last in Hungarian GP practice "F1 champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in first Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Friday while a power unit problem forced Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to sit out the session."...
17:17, 2019-08-02

Hamilton: Mercedes had ruled out two-stop before F1 Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes had actually ruled out the two-stop strategy "gamble" he used to overhaul Max Verstappen to win Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of the race...
04:34, 2019-08-05

Hamilton fastest in final Hungarian practice "Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set a track record in final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with Red Bull\u0027s Max Verstappen looking the Mercedes driver\u0027s closest rival for qualifying."...
16:17, 2019-08-03

| Ferrari duo ready for a break after Hungarian disappointment Sebastian Vettel said he was ready to take a break from Formula One after he and Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc finished third and fourth in the Hungarian Grand Prix....
06:34, 2019-08-05

Hamilton overtakes Verstappen late on to win Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton overtook Max Verstappen near the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix to earn his 81st Formula One race victory and extend his championship lead       ...
19:17, 2019-08-04

Why Mercedes took Hamilton strategy it ruled out before Hungarian GP Toto Wolff says brake-management fears prompted Mercedes to take the "risk" of swapping Lewis Hamilton to the two-stop strategy that helped him win Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix...
04:34, 2019-08-05

How Mercedes used F1 practice 'data morsels' to win the Hungarian GP Mercedes motorsport strategy director James Vowles says "morsels of data" from Friday practice helped the Formula 1 team predict how Max Verstappen's tyres would behave in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
16:17, 2019-08-07

Predatory Hamilton hunts down Verstappen to win Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton is more used to other drivers chasing him but he turned predator to successfully hunt down Max Verstappen and win the Hungarian Grand Prix        ...
01:17, 2019-08-05

Aishwarya Pissay Set To Participate In Hungarian Baja India's rally racer Aishwarya Pissay will be participating in the fourth and final round of the FIM Baja World Cup in Hungary this weekend. The Hungarian Baja will see the racer compete to win the......
11:00, 2019-08-10

Gasly and Verstappen lead Hungarian GP 2nd practice Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly finished ahead of teammate Max Verstappen in a rain-hit and low-key second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday        ...
19:00, 2019-08-03

Russell went "amateur" to "rainmaster" in F1 Hungarian GP practice George Russell went from feeling like an "amateur" in the wet in Germany to a "rainmaster" in Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix practice, thanks to a successful set-up change...
21:17, 2019-08-02

Lewis Hamilton wins F1’s Hungarian GP after chasing down Max Verstappen • Hamilton catches Verstappen on lap 67 of 70 to win race• Second pit stop helps Mercedes overhaul Red BullAfter the disappointment and disarray of Hockenheim, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes enjoyed a remarkable, redemptive comeback at the Hungarian Grand Prix. This time – in the natural amphitheatre o...
07:51, 2019-08-05

Ricciardo: I wasn't trying to screw Perez in Hungarian GP qualifying Daniel Ricciardo insists he was not "trying to be a prick" when he overtook Formula 1 cars as they prepared for their final Hungarian Grand Prix Q1 runs...
13:17, 2019-08-04

Verstappen takes 1st career pole position at Hungarian GP Max Verstappen produced a stunning lap at the Hungarian Grand Prix to take the first pole position of his Formula One career on Saturday       ...
18:17, 2019-08-03

Bottas: Leclerc's Hungarian GP lap one move completely unnecessary Valtteri Bottas says the opening-lap move by Charles Leclerc that damaged the front wing of his Mercedes Formula 1 car in the Hungarian Grand Prix was "completely unnecessary"...
04:34, 2019-08-05

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic The leaders of Hungary and Germany sought to strike conciliatory tones Monday, largely setting aside the frostier tones that have dominated their recent relations as they commemorated the 30th anniversary of a key moment in Cold War history...
15:00, 2019-08-19

Hulkenberg's Renault F1 engine ran in safe mode during Hungarian GP Renault has revealed it encountered fresh Formula 1 engine problems in the Hungarian Grand Prix after Nico Hulkenberg's power unit was force to run in its "safe mode"...
04:34, 2019-08-05

Seidl: McLaren F1 upgrades at Hungarian GP helped car 'weakness' McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl says the Formula 1's team upgrades, which included a new high-downforce rear wing, has helped improve one of its car's 'weaknesses'...
14:17, 2019-08-08

Hungarian GP: Ferrari adds 'boomerang' wings to F1 bargeboards Ferrari has become the latest Formula 1 team to incorporate boomerang-shaped wings into its bargeboard package, and has brought updated aerodynamic components to the Hungarian Grand Prix...
20:34, 2019-08-01

Hungarian GP: Gasly leads Red Bull one-two in FP2 disrupted by rain Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly topped the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, setting the fastest time before the rain came...
21:17, 2019-08-02

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
15:51, 2019-07-23

Hamilton leads Hungarian GP 1st practice; Bottas struggles World champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday while Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas' session was ended because of engine problems        ...
17:00, 2019-08-02

Rescuers recover body from wrecked Hungarian tourist boat Divers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream, identified by police as the eighth victim of the disaster....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Albon: F1 Hungarian Grand Prix FP2 crash down to "silly error" Toro Rosso driver Alexander Albon admitted his accident during second practice for Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix was simply the result of a "silly error"...
21:17, 2019-08-02

Hamilton's Hungarian Grand Prix drive "another dimension" - Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton's Hungarian Grand Prix-winning drive "was another dimension", and that he and Max Verstappen left rivals in "a different class"...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
16:00, 2019-06-05

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
16:00, 2019-06-12

Hungarian Coca-Cola ads with same-sex couples trigger calls for a boycott In a statement, Coca-Cola said it would not back down amid the latest instance of vocal anti-gay backlash across parts of post-communist central Europe....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Body of missing Hungarian found in ice cave: Swiss police BERLIN — Swiss police say they have found the body of a Hungarian man who had been missing since February in an ice cave in the Alps. Police in the southeastern canton (state) of Graubuenden said Wednesday that the 42-year-old, whose name wasn’t released, paraglided into the Roseg valley in mi...
13:51, 2019-08-07

McLaren F1 wheelgun failure behind slow Norris Hungarian GP pitstop The McLaren Formula 1 team has revealed a wheelgun failure caused the slow pitstop that cost Lando Norris a likely sixth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
08:51, 2019-08-06

Hungarian GP FP3: Hamilton strikes late to deny Verstappen top spot Lewis Hamilton topped an ultra-tight final practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel lapped within a tenth of the Formula 1 points leader...
14:34, 2019-08-03

CEE MARKETS-Hungarian forint sinks to record low, underperforming region The Hungarian forint fell 0.2% on Wednesday morning to a record low of 332 to the euro, underperforming other central European currencies. At 0834 GMT, the forint traded at 332.1 versus the euro, extending its losses for the year to more than 3%, the worst in the region. Traders said the forint ...
11:34, 2019-09-11

Hungarian government will play role in 5G network building: minister Hungary's government will have to play a role in building a 5G network in co-operation with service providers to ensure the infrastructure is put in place quickly, the innovation and technology minister said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Red Bull: Hungarian GP win vs "mighty" slow-speed Mercedes difficult Christian Horner says Red Bull knows it will be difficult to win this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix given the Mercedes Formula 1 car's "mighty" performance in slow-speed corners...
10:00, 2019-08-01

Hungarian teen smashes Phelps record, Peaty does double Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak shattered Michael Phelps' 10-year-old world record in the 200 meters butterfly on Wednesday while Adam Peaty sewed up a third straight breaststroke double with victory in the 50 meters at the world championships....
17:34, 2019-07-24

Max Verstappen takes first F1 pole position at Hungarian Grand Prix • Valtteri Bottas takes second in qualifying • Lewis Hamilton will line up third on the gridAlready adored by the hordes of orange-swathed fans who flock to grands prix in Europe, Max Verstappen gave them reason to roar until they were hoarse in Hungary. In claiming the first pole position of his ca...
19:17, 2019-08-03

The Real Winner of The 1986 Hungarian Grand Prix Was The Tatra T-623-R This weekend, Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and the rest of their pals will battle it out on the Hungaroring in the 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix. Should something unfortunate happen requiring one of them (or one of the other drivers that are allegedly also competing in this race) to receive emergency ...
21:17, 2019-08-03

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board, officials said....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Salvage crews begin lifting Hungarian boat sunk in Danube Salvage crews began raising the wreck of a Hungarian boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest last month, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew, Reuters TV reported from the scene on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-11

Hamilton Comes Back From 20-Second Deficit To Beat Verstappen In Hungarian Grand Prix With 21 laps to go in the Hungarian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was 21 seconds behind. Max Verstappen had fought him off long enough that Mercedes realized their only way to victory was with an aggressive pit strategy. Hamilton had emerged from the pits with a huge lead to make up....
00:34, 2019-08-05

Cruise Ship Captain Arrested After Deadly Hungarian Boat Accident (BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists, causing it to sink quickly in the Danube River, as loved ones of the missing and dead were expected to arrive Friday in Budapest. Seven peo...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Seven South Koreans killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
09:00, 2019-05-30

F1 live stream: how to watch the Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 online from anywhere Don't speak too soon, but could the absolute Mercedes domination of the 2019 Formula 1 season finally be coming to an end? It feels like anything could happen at today's Hungarian Grand Prix and you can stream F1 live - no matter where on Earth you are - with this very guide.  The 201...
07:00, 2019-08-05

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
19:01, 2019-06-01

Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel react to thrilling Hungarian GP – video Lewis Hamilton overtook Max Verstappen near the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix to earn his 81st Formula One race victory and extend his championship lead.Mercedes made a strategic gamble with around 20 laps to go to bring Hamilton in for a second tyre change, while Red Bull decided to keep Verstapp...
07:51, 2019-08-05

The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine From waking up to snacks to filling the void to actually writing, Grant Snider tells the story of a typical day in the life of someone who lives by the pen....
23:00, 2019-05-24

Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds. The post Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:51, 2019-05-30

Beware the Writer as Houseguest Literary history is filled with authors who depended on lengthy visits for room and board, psychological solace and material. But they have not always proved the most gracious guests....
13:34, 2019-07-12

I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remainsI have always loved to write. When I was little, I remember thinking that English exams were a treat: an opportunity to sit down and play with words, to tip my imagination on ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

| US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-90s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades ago....
00:51, 2019-06-22

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest . The post Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:34, 2019-06-03

Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 qualifying times: Red Bull's Max Verstappen secures first career pole position Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start on pole position for the first time in his career after finishing top of the qualifying session for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix....
18:51, 2019-08-03

The Hawkeye TV Show Now Has an Acclaimed Writer at the Helm Finally, we have some idea of the creative direction the new Hawkeye show is going. Well, at least, more than “like that one great comic run.” And that’s because we finally know who’s going to be writing it. Read more......
20:34, 2019-09-08

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
13:00, 2019-06-11

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industrial British town of Luton (30 miles north of London)...
13:51, 2019-08-13

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
19:17, 2019-05-29

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to be taught.  I was a complete noob to the world of c...
16:51, 2019-06-30

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
11:51, 2019-06-22

Doctor Who anthology drops writer over transgender remarks BBC Books will not print story by Gareth Roberts, who has written for the character before in books and TV, because of ‘offensive language’ in tweetsDoctor Who writer Gareth Roberts has been dropped from a new anthology of stories based on the TV show, over what publisher BBC Books described as “off...
15:34, 2019-06-05

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a strongly-worded statement on Friday....
08:51, 2019-07-19

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in which a woman was found dead in a fountain. Lippman d...
07:51, 2019-07-19

The Londoner: Writer's fears over Cummings return James Graham on his part in the Cummings saga | Boris Orbit Tower in debt | Jacob Rees Mogg on his farming ambitions | Prom night for royal cellist | Ed Balls told off by Yvete Cooper for wrestling suit...
21:17, 2019-08-23

Body found believed to be missing automotive writer Deputies believe a body found Thursday in a California river is that of a freelance automotive writer who vanished after riding off on a motorcycle weeks ago....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Writer Marlon James can cook anything, including a shoe Marlon James is living something of a writer’s fantasy life. In 2015, he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize—for his third novel, the decades-spanning, multi-voiced A Brief History Of Seven Killings—becoming the first Jamaican author to do so. In February, just a few days after the publication of B...
17:17, 2019-06-04

Attica Locke, Novelist and TV Writer, Has Some Suggestions for Hollywood Locke, whose new crime novel is “Heaven, My Home,” would love to see television adaptations of Curtis Sittenfeld’s “Prep,” Madeline Miller’s “Circe” and more....
15:34, 2019-08-29

Will Smith reteams with 'Legend, Robot' writer for 'Brilliance' Will Smith will star in a film adaptation of Markus Sakey's novel "Brilliance." "I Am Legend" and "I, Robot" writer/"Legend," "Hancock" producer Akiva Goldsman is also attached....
23:34, 2019-09-06

‘Bottom of the 9th’ writer has his own Rocky-esque underdog tale If it isn’t quite “Rocky Balboa plays baseball,” the recently released film “Bottom of the 9th,” starring real life couple Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara, carries more than a bit of that underdog vibe. It’s a fun, understated movie about a gruff New Yorker, a star baseball prospect broken bad, wh...
18:00, 2019-08-01

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
04:51, 2019-08-07

Writer Jia Tolentino on Her Obsession With 'Disgusting' Jean Shorts The author and New Yorker staff writer, whose new book of essays “Trick Mirror” is out this week, describes her lifelong affinity for beat-up denim cutoffs....
03:17, 2019-08-08

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were searching the Mokelumne River and a reservoir near t...
08:00, 2019-06-11

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s....
02:17, 2019-08-23

Fans Queue Up As Writer Margaret Atwood Unveils "The Testaments" Margaret Atwood released the much-anticipated sequel to her award-winning 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale" on Tuesday, with "The Testaments" set to become a similar smash....
11:34, 2019-09-10

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that Fox was already getting jealous. According to X-M...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Toni Morrison was our greatest writer, and her stories about race our most essential Toni Morrison wrote about the black experience in an America that didn't want to confront its racist history. And she was the greatest writer we had.        ...
02:34, 2019-08-07

Australian writer formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage Yang, who was born in China, was detained in the southern city of Guangzhou in January amid growing tension between Australia and its largest trading partner....
02:51, 2019-08-27

Primo Levi: Remembering the Holocaust writer born 100 years ago He managed to survive Auschwitz by chance. The Italian Jewish chemist then went on to write invaluable autobiographical accounts of life in the Nazi concentration camps and of displaced people after World War II....
19:51, 2019-07-31

The writer of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ was channeling his own fatherhood fears Plenty of parents can relate to Max, whose love for his owners' new baby evolves into a new kind of anxiety over protecting the child from any and every possible threat....
19:00, 2019-06-11

Australia concerned writer faces espionage charge in China The Australian government says it is “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer has been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage...
08:34, 2019-08-27

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump accused of sexually assaulting New York writer E Jean Carroll alleges that Trump assaulted her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996, potentially raping herDonald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in the mid 1990s, adding to the long list of claims agains...
21:01, 2019-06-21

Australia ‘Very Concerned’ Writer Could Face Espionage Charge in China (CANBERRA, Australia) — The Australian government said on Tuesday it was “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer had been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage. Yang Hengjun has been in Chinese custody since he arrived in southern ChinaR...
06:34, 2019-08-27

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
08:17, 2019-06-13

How a Pen15 writer transformed teenage pain into an Emmy-nomination One of 2019's most delightful surprises has been the first season of Pen15, a hilariously insightful and refreshingly heartfelt look at adolescence in the early 2000s. Created by stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, and director Sam Zvibleman, the AwesomenessTV-produced comedy seemingly came out ...
10:00, 2019-08-30

No foul play suspected in disappearance of California automotive writer The search for a prominent automotive journalist missing since last week in northern California's gold country has focused on a river where his motorcycle, clothing and other belongings turned up, but no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Thursday....
07:51, 2019-06-13

Danielle Steel is a prolific writer, but is that to be envied? | Oliver Burkeman Working all the time, she’s written 179 books. But compulsive productivity has a flip sideThe novelist Danielle Steel has written 179 books, releasing them at the rate of seven a year – and for all I know, she’ll have released a few more in the days between my writing this column and you reading it....
18:17, 2019-05-31

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
15:34, 2019-06-14

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder.Read more......
06:34, 2019-08-19

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given them back to songwriter Richard Ashcroft. This all co...
23:51, 2019-05-23

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endangers state security....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
00:17, 2019-08-06

Batman and Mister Miracle writer Tom King joins Ava DuVernay's New Gods Warner Bros. tapping Ava DuVernay to direct a movie about Jack Kirby’s New Gods characters from DC Comics seemed like a surprising choice, if only because of how unexpectedly awesome it was, and now it looks like she’s brought in a bit of a ringer to help her craft the cinematic adaptation of Kirby’...
20:51, 2019-05-30

‘2 Broke Girls’ writer Liz Astrof finds laughs in her home life, too TV comedy writer Liz Astrof (“2 Broke Girls,” “King of Queens”) periodically takes her two kids on so-called “Guilt Trips” (so named because she works overtime all the time). It’s one of countless hilarious tales relayed in “Don’t Wait Up: Confessions of a Stay-at-Work Mom” (Gallery Books), out now....
21:34, 2019-08-03

A Writer Followed 3 Women’s Sex Lives for Nearly a Decade. The Result Is a Compelling Portrait of Desire “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself/ Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song wasn’t just a song; it was an artist’s sl...
01:17, 2019-06-28

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance bring to this g...
21:00, 2019-08-21

The Flash Film in Talks With Stephen King's It Director, Bumblebee Writer The standalone Flash movie has reportedly found a new director and writer in Andy Muschietti and Christina Hodson, respectively. Pre-production is expected to start by January 2020....
09:00, 2019-07-03

Australian writer held for seven months in China faces espionage charge A Chinese-born Australian writer held in China since January has been formally arrested on suspicion of espionage, the Australian and Chinese governments said on Tuesday, amid growing diplomatic tension between Canberra and Beijing....
15:34, 2019-08-27

Mid-Storm, Atlantic Editor Explains His White Male Writer Comments. Or Tries To. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says Screen Gems has enlisted original screenwriter Be...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail A China-born Australian writer accused by Chinese authorities of espionage has been moved to a detention center in Beijing after six months of house arrest, paving the way for formal indictment, one of his lawyers said Friday....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges the Los Angeles compa...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Surgeon, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Professor Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated and on a hair trigger. It’s business as usua...
16:34, 2019-08-17

Physician, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Prof Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated and on a hair trigger. It’s business as usual, ho...
07:17, 2019-08-18

Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife Baseball writer Jonah Keri, who works for The Athletic, Sportsnet, and DraftKings, was arrested Thursday and charged after an alleged assault on his wife, as reported today by CTV Montreal....
18:34, 2019-07-19

'Practical Magic' streaming series coming from 'Jessica Jones' writer WarnerMedia announced that Melissa Rosenberg will write an HBO Max streaming series based on another novel by "Practical Magic" author Alice Hoffman, set before the events of the Sandra Bullock/Nicole Kidman film....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Toni Morrison: farewell to America's greatest writer – we all owe her so much | Chigozie Obioma Booker nominated author Chigozie Obioma reflects on losing a ‘literary mother’ and her encouragement for generations of black and African writers to come‘Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent’: leading writers on the great American authorIt was with a heavy heart that I woke up, like many, to th...
18:34, 2019-08-07

'I am transgender': Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini comes out in Twitter video Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini, who previously worked under the name of Paolo, has come out as transgender.In a video posted on Twitter, the Serie A expert said: 'The thing that you need to know is nothing much changes in terms of my work. I am still going to be covering Italian football, Eu...
22:34, 2019-08-16

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight into a long conversation about what Toni Morrison...
00:34, 2019-06-19

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on computer, and then sent the notarized packet in. I...
03:17, 2019-07-15

David Makes Man Is a Stirring Portrait of Black Boyhood From a Moonlight Writer It’s a story pop culture keeps retelling: A smart, kindhearted kid from a poor neighborhood sees his potentially bright future threatened by gangs. Movies like Boyz n the Hood set the prototype in the 1990s. The 21st century has brought variations on this theme to television, in shows as diffe...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Game of Thrones Writer to Consult on Lord of the Rings Prequel Series Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped by Amazon Prime Video to work as a consultant on its in-the-works Lord of the Rings prequel series....
09:34, 2019-05-22

Google Doodle Honours Writer Amrita Pritam's 100th Birthday Google has honoured Amrita Pritam's 100th birthday with a doodle today. Considered one of history's most prominent woman Punjabi writers, Amrita Pritam was born in British India's Gujranwala 100 years......
00:34, 2019-08-31

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 author Paule Marshall, who died on Monday at age 90 in...
00:34, 2019-08-17

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability, because while it may be a fact of her life, it’s far from the who...
10:17, 2019-08-07

Donald Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, writer says in new book E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. The White House strongly denied her claims....
04:17, 2019-06-22

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
21:51, 2019-07-09

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, the deal is also history-making, as Mock is now “th...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with Kauffman to talk about building out a successful ...
19:00, 2019-06-12

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
17:51, 2019-06-12

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St......
02:34, 2019-07-09

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ writer talks to us about the latest blockbuster ‘Fast & Furious’ movie The newest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise — Hobbs & Shaw, topped by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham — looks headed to a $57 million opening weekend in North America, according to early estimates. If you ask Hobbs & Shaw co-writer Drew Pearce, whose ra...
10:34, 2019-08-04

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
00:00, 2019-07-02

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last anyone heard from Davey was last Wednesday, and ther...
21:17, 2019-06-10

Michelle Rodriguez calls bullshit on Hobbs & Shaw writer's #JusticeForHan promise Michelle Rodriguez is a complicated person. Sometimes she has Good Takes, like when she refused to do more Fast And Furious movies until they committed to handling the female characters better. Sometimes she has Bad Takes, like when she dismissed that story about Liam Neeson wanting to do a racist m...
07:51, 2019-08-07

“She Was Our Seer, Our Oracle, Our Liberator”: Writer Kuchenga Pays Tribute To Toni Morrison “With the passing of Toni Morrison, following the passing of Ntozake Shange, following the passing of Maya Angelou; black women writers are now in mourning for these mothers who most definitely still viewed us, quite rightly, as children”...
05:51, 2019-08-08

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
15:34, 2019-07-11

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
04:34, 2019-06-12

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
04:51, 2019-06-12

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on Hollywood....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
20:00, 2019-05-29

Legion writer Jennifer Yale to adapt Chuck Palahniuk's Invisible Monsters for TV It looks like Hollywood is finally ready to take another stab at the works of Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk, a decade after we all forgot that Clark Gregg (of MCU fame!) directed an adaptation of Choke with Sam Rockwell. According to Deadline, Fabrik Entertainment is now developing a TV adaptati...
03:17, 2019-09-18

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that kept your terrified parents up at night. It’s nostalgic, honestly, to remember the days we huddled in the basement of our friend with the coolest pare...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Charles Bukowski: San Pedro plans to honor star writer after tourist demand A historian is raising funds to immortalize the cult writer and poet ahead of his centennial birthday next yearAs the unofficial historian of San Pedro, the rough but charming working-class port of the city of Los Angeles, Angela Romero fields one question more than any other: where is the monument ...
14:17, 2019-08-20

Antifa-Proud Boys confrontation in Portland turns violent; conservative writer injured At least three people were arrested and several others were reported injured, as members of Antifa and other leftist groups clashed with members of the Proud Boys and other conservatives around downtown Portland, Ore., on Sunday, police said. ...
08:51, 2019-06-30

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot at bad guys and jump off the jet just before it c...
23:51, 2019-05-21

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
14:34, 2019-06-10

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-’70s and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in the room....
03:34, 2019-06-22

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
22:17, 2019-06-16

Portland police release photos of suspects in violent Antifa clashes that injured conservative writer Authorities in Oregon released images of suspects involved in the Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as the head of Portland's police union told the city's mayor on Monday that "enough is enough."...
01:34, 2019-07-03

In Death Threat Against Ilhan Omar, Writer Vows to Shoot Congresswoman at Minnesota State Fair Dogged by death threats and public attacks, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar revealed in a chilling Twitter post on Wednesday why she requires a security detail....
15:34, 2019-08-30

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Auto writer Davey Johnson took a motorcycle for a test drive in the Sierra Nevada last week. Now he's missing Automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson was last heard from Wednesday, when he told a friend he was going home after a test drive in the Sierra Nevada.        ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Friends theme tune writer Allee Willis talks to Beatie Wolfe about her favourite spots in Los Angeles In a new Insider series, artist Beatie Wolfe sits down each month with an inspiring Los Angeles resident to talk about life in the City of Angels. First up? Grammy-winning songwriter Allee Willis...
10:34, 2019-09-21

Rep. Ilhan Omar decries hate after death threat in which writer vowed to shoot her at Minnesota State Fair “Until deranged people like this stop threatening my life and the lives of others, I have to accept the reality of having security,” the Minnesota Democrat said, sharing a photo of the threat....
04:34, 2019-08-29

Crazy Rich Asians Co-Writer Left Sequel After Learning White Male Colleague Earned Around 10 Times Her Salary Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent example: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians co-screenwriter Adele Lim left the forthcoming sequel when she found she was making nearly e...
07:00, 2019-09-05

Weaves, Wigs & Edges: South Side Writer and Star Chandra Russell Tells Us Why Baby Hairs Are a Waste of Time The scene is all too familiar to any woman who likes to supplement her strands with a little “extra”: negotiating with your local purveyors of hair over the best quality for hopefully the best price. It’s also the opening of episode 6 of South Side, Comedy Central’s take on the goings-on in one of C...
22:34, 2019-08-28

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 Eckelson on Friday night. Forty-three-year-old Kyle Foste...
03:34, 2019-09-10

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
15:01, 2019-06-12

'Hot Zone' writer Richard Preston revisits Ebola virus in ominous 'Crisis in the Red Zone' "The Hot Zone" writer Richard Preston revisits the Ebola virus in the fantastic and ominous "Crisis in the Red Zone."        ...
19:51, 2019-07-22

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 silver Dodge Neon. The driver of the car stopped and ...
07:34, 2019-05-25

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn A 28-year-old motorcyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a suspected boozed-up, unlicensed driver 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 and was struck by...
00:17, 2019-05-28

|'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....
00:00, 2019-07-25

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....
07:51, 2019-07-03

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, Poland, for an annual educational trip, according t...
04:51, 2019-07-05

|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....
00:00, 2019-08-28

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 call around 1:30 p.m. from a woman who said she had a...
06:51, 2019-09-18

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 below and performed CPR, cops said. He was “bad shape”...
06:51, 2019-09-02

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....
21:34, 2019-07-02

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....
09:00, 2019-09-06

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....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Former Manhattan DA Robert M. Morgenthau dies at 99 Robert Morgenthau, a World War II Navy hero best known as Manhattan’s legendary district attorney, and who worked as a practicing lawyer and philanthropist through his final days, died Sunday. He was 99. Morgenthau died at Lenox Hill Hospital after a short illness, sources told The Post. For four de...
08:00, 2019-07-22

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 her skin. Days later, however, her hand began swe...
03:34, 2019-07-23

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....
15:34, 2019-07-23

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 been given but he had revealed in December that he h...
19:17, 2019-07-31

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....
18:34, 2019-06-11

'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who made an empire out of an initial $2,500 investment, died on Wednesday at age 91, his spokesman said....
20:51, 2019-09-11

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....
23:01, 2019-05-26

San Diego mom naps while toddler dies in hot car A 2-year-old girl died when her mother left her in a hot car — while she napped inside their house in San Diego, according to reports. The mother called 911 when she woke up from her nap after 12:30 p.m. Monday and couldn’t find her daughter, KUSI-TV reported. The mother’s phone li...
05:17, 2019-08-08

| 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....
02:34, 2019-09-12

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....
11:51, 2019-08-09

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 said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. It wasn&...
02:00, 2019-08-11

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....
17:00, 2019-06-15

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....
19:00, 2019-08-02

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....
09:17, 2019-09-16

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.”...
22:34, 2019-07-31

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....
22:34, 2019-08-16

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 around 4:30 p.m. Sunday about an infant who wasn&...
17:51, 2019-06-05

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....
21:00, 2019-07-23

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 Peace Center, said Tuesday the devoutly Christian Lee ...
07:01, 2019-06-11

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 have invented the business of spy photography in th...
22:51, 2019-08-21

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 Facility early Sunday and died in a local hospital, ICE s...
11:51, 2019-07-02

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....
20:34, 2019-07-02

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 Hospital early Sunday. Police do not know what type ...
12:00, 2019-06-03

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....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Police: Kentucky man dies in dog attack GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say an autopsy confirms a man died in a dog attack in western Kentucky. State police in Mayfield said in a news release the autopsy performed on Brian S. Butler of Benton on Sunday indicated he died of sharp force trauma. The statement says two dogs located in the ar...
11:00, 2019-07-01

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 incident at the intersection of W. Ajo Way and I-19 at ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Jet-car driver trying to set record dies in crash Jessi Combs, known as the "fastest woman on four wheels," died in a crash in a dry lake bed in Oregon while attempting to break the record of 512 mph in a jet car....
07:34, 2019-08-29

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....
09:51, 2019-06-14

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Sen. Thad Cochran died on Thursday morning in Oxford, Miss., according to a statement from his longtime spokesman. He was 81.Cochran served as the Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, most recently from 2015 until April of 2018, and helped direct millions of dollars to his home state in ...
23:34, 2019-05-30

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....
12:34, 2019-07-09

Former TDP MP, Known For Innovative Protests Outside Parliament, Dies Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former Member of Parliament Naramalli Sivaprasad, known for dressing up as various characters in Parliament to draw attention to issues, passed away in Chennai on......
14:34, 2019-09-21

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 a home near Buckeye. Sheriff’s office spokes...
02:51, 2019-07-07

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 role in Pet Sematary, which premiered in April. In an...
04:17, 2019-05-31

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....
01:51, 2019-07-09

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....
04:34, 2019-05-28

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....
15:17, 2019-05-21

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....
03:17, 2019-07-18

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....
22:00, 2019-07-08

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. ...
23:17, 2019-07-04

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....
14:34, 2019-07-05

B.J. Habibie, reformist Indonesian president, dies at 83 Mr. Habibie’s unpopular presidency was the shortest in modern Indonesia’s history but was transformative in the wake of dictator Suharto’s departure....
13:17, 2019-09-12

‘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 Thursday. He said she “was a brilliantly talented...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Bowlen, longtime Broncos owner, dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, died late Thursday night at age 75....
15:17, 2019-06-14

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."...
19:51, 2019-05-23

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 Thursday. The publisher said she died at her home on...
16:17, 2019-05-23

Former Raiders great Cliff Branch dies at 71 A four-time Pro Bowl pick and three-time all-pro selection, Cliff Branch was a part of three Super Bowl-winning teams for the Raiders.       ...
10:34, 2019-08-04

'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, his family said....
23:00, 2019-07-03

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died. He was 75. In a statement on the team’s website, Bowlen’s family says he died late Thursday night at h...
11:17, 2019-06-14

| Tragedy as climber dies on Everest summit An American has died on Everest, his expedition organiser said, as a rush of climbers marked one of the busiest days on the world's highest mountain....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Former president of Montenegro, Momir Bulatovic, dies at 62 PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Momir Bulatovic, who was the president of Montenegro during the turbulent breakup of the former Yugoslavia, has died at age 62. A close associate, Milan Knezevic, said Bulatovic died Sunday at his family’s home near the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica. Knezevic sa...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Raiders receiving legend Branch dies at 71 Cliff Branch, a three-time All-Pro wide receiver who won three Super Bowls during his 14-year NFL career, all with the Oakland Raiders, has died, the team confirmed late Saturday....
05:51, 2019-08-05

Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91 T. Boone Pickens joined other billionaires in signing a "giving pledge" in promising to donate a majority of his wealth to charity.       ...
00:34, 2019-09-12

Former Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball dies at age 27 Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, who played college football at Florida after recovering from brain surgery, has died at age 27.       ...
12:00, 2019-09-11

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
13:17, 2019-08-06

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.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-03

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 an furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 240 miles east of South Africa, the Telegraph repo...
16:51, 2019-07-03

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....
16:00, 2019-07-03

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 politics and plastics at the prestigious Princeton ...
15:17, 2019-07-03

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....
02:51, 2019-09-11

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.       ...
06:34, 2019-07-03

Cyclist dies two months after he was struck by UPS truck in NYC A bicyclist who was struck by a UPS truck in Manhattan two months ago has succumbed to his injuries, making him one of 15 riders killed on city streets so far this year, police confirmed Friday. New Jersey real estate agent Victor Ang, 74, was riding a CitiBike at the intersection of West 30th Stree...
00:17, 2019-07-06

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and continued to train and race throughout, undergoing se...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Grunewald, runner with cancer who inspired many, dies at 32 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday and confi...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler Corp. in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
04:34, 2019-07-03

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 injuries on Monday night, according to Yeshiva......
03:17, 2019-07-03

Louisiana man dies during underwater proposal in Tanzania A dream vacation turned into the stuff of nightmares when a man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater, according to a report. Steven Weber Jr. and Kenesha Antoine were vacationing in Tanzania and staying in an overwater bungalow with a bedroom submerged in the sea when Weber Jr. popped t...
00:00, 2019-09-22

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
23:51, 2019-06-12

| US runner Grunewald dies at 32 after cancer battle Gabriele Grunewald, who became an inspirational figure to thousands of fans after continuing to compete at a high level despite a decade-long battle with cancer, has died....
01:34, 2019-06-13

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....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dies at 88 American author Toni Morrison, the first black woman of any nationality to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher confirmed Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-08-06

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities believe his mother took him and his 12-year-old brother to a rural irrigation ditch and tried to drown them....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Machiko Kyo, Star of ‘Rashomon’ and Other Films, Dies at 95 Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
18:17, 2019-06-29

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....
15:00, 2019-07-11

I.M. Pei, acclaimed architect of buildings known around the world, dies at 102 I.M. Pei, whose acclaimed architecture transformed the built environment around the world, has died at age 102.        ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

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....
02:34, 2019-06-18

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadcaster Xinhua said Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-07-23

San Diego man thought to be DB Cooper dies: report A 75-year-old San Diego man who led an eventful life of danger and who some thought may have been D.B. Cooper, the legendary hijacker who pulled off one of the most daring heists in modern history, died Tuesday. ...
11:17, 2019-07-11

9/11 first responder who testified to Congress this month dies at 53 Luis Alvarez, who described to Congress earlier this month his medical issues as a first responder after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2011, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53....
22:34, 2019-06-29

OSU Heisman winner 'Hopalong' Cassady dies Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner who was once described by legendary Ohio State coach Woody Hayes as "the most inspirational player I've ever seen," has died at the age of 85....
19:34, 2019-09-20

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......
22:51, 2019-06-19

| WATCH | Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies in exile 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....
23:34, 2019-09-19

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

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....
14:00, 2019-07-17

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 universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has d...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Tim Conway, beloved comic actor, dies at 85 The actor died after a long illness, publicist Howard Bragman confirmed. He's best known for "The Carol Burnett Show."        ...
16:01, 2019-05-21

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists....
02:00, 2019-07-17

Boy dies after falling in grease trap outside Tim Hortons A 3-year-old boy was killed after falling into a grease trap outside an upstate Tim Hortons restaurant, police said. Rochester cops were first called when the toddler went missing Monday morning, and again when he was found moments later in the grease collection tank behind the chain restaurant. An ...
16:17, 2019-07-16

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
23:17, 2019-07-15

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       ...
07:51, 2019-07-11

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 fire on a trailer in the area. When the first-res...
00:17, 2019-06-18

Two-year-old boy dies in Bronx public library A two-year-old boy died in a Bronx public library on Sunday after possibly choking on a piece of candy, sources said. The toddler was with his older brother at Bronx Library Center in Fordham Manor when he had trouble breathing at around 3 p.m., according to law enforcement sources. The boy’s ...
08:17, 2019-09-16

| US infant boy cut out of mother's womb dies at hospital A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
11:00, 2019-06-15

Baby Cut Out Of 19-Year-Old Mother's Womb In US Dies A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Lauren Bruner, 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....
02:00, 2019-09-14

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US authorities to investigate his death amid the slew of Americans dying in the country. Manuel Nuñez, 28, of Upper Manhattan died Tuesday after he scheduled ...
20:17, 2019-06-14

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 Reporter. Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-08-04

Baby boy dies after being cut from slain mother’s womb The baby boy cut from his murdered mother’s womb in Chicago died on Friday, a family spokesperson said. The newborn, named Yovanny Yadiel Lopez, was on life support since the grisly April incident that left him with severe brain damage. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passi...
15:34, 2019-06-14

Eva Kor, Survivor of Twin Experiments at Auschwitz, Dies at 85 She lost her parents and two sisters in the death camp. She and her twin, Miriam, were spared so that Dr. Josef Mengele could use them as “human guinea pigs.”...
09:51, 2019-07-08

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. Harold Lehr brought his 14-year-old rescue dog, Osc...
02:34, 2019-07-09

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Bonnaroo attendee dies after becoming unresponsive at festival A 27-year-old Bonnaroo attendee died after becoming unresponsive at the three-day music and arts festival in Tennessee, organizers said. The male concertgoer, who was there with his father, was discovered unconscious at the Manchester festival’s campgrounds on Saturday. Emergency responders at...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Man shot by teenagers dies in the same hospital where he had just become a father Tyrese Garvin, 20, had just finished visiting his newborn twins at the Louisville hospital when he was shot Sunday.        ...
10:00, 2019-06-30

Rip Torn, cult actor, 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 had been a constant presence on stage and screen s...
06:34, 2019-07-10

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says Matthias von Hein....
06:34, 2019-06-11

Man Dies At Tomorrowland Electro Fest In Belgium A man attending Belgium's Tomorrowland festival, one of the world's biggest electronic music events, collapsed and was later declared dead in hospital, organisers and medical sources said Saturday....
18:00, 2019-07-20

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, northeast of San Francisco. One child died and the ot...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda, a three-time Formula One champion driver and one of the most popular personalities in racing, died late Monday, eight months after a lung transplant. He was 70....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the country’s military dictatorship....
14:51, 2019-06-11

David Koch, funder of conservative causes, dies at 79 David Koch and his brother Charles are best known for donating to conservative and libertarian causes. Critics say the Koch brothers have rolled back environmental regulations and labor rights....
06:51, 2019-08-24

'Easy Rider' Peter Fonda dies US actor Peter Fonda, the star of cult classic road movie Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. Born into an established acting family, he carved his own alternative career path....
09:34, 2019-08-17

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 handler on Aug. 14, cops said. Both Ozzy and his handle...
08:34, 2019-08-27

Patricia Battin, Lightning Rod in a Library War, Dies at 89 A leading librarian who championed high tech, she dueled with preservationists like Nicholson Baker over how best to protect the written word for posterity....
01:17, 2019-06-06

Former BJP Parliamentarian Hariom Singh Rathore Dies At 61 Bharatiya Janata Party's former parliamentarian Hariom Singh Rathore died after prolonged illness in a hospital in Rajasthan's Udaipur on Monday, a senior party official said....
00:51, 2019-05-28

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his brother, Mark Kulish of Denver....
10:34, 2019-05-28

3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kochees sustained an injury to it...
01:17, 2019-05-27

Iraq who lived in US since he was an infant dies after being deported Jimmy Aldaoud/ CNN Newsource DETROIT (AP) — A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes died in Baghdad, American Civil Liberties Union officials said Thursday. Ann Mullen, a spokeswoman for the ACLU of Michiga...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Granger Smith’s son dies in tragic accident (CNN) – Country singer and songwriter Granger Smith’s 3-year-old son has died following a tragic accident. Both Smith and his wife, Amber Smith, shared the devastating news on social media Thursday that “despite doctor’s best efforts, he was unable to be revived.” Smith poste...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Jim Dunne, father of the automotive spy photo, dies There may have been a few surreptitious images of future cars that appeared in a few newspapers before Jim Dunne came along, but it was Dunne, a widely admired journalist, who made a business out of it....
11:34, 2019-08-21

Another racehorse dies at Santa Anita Park An unraced horse named River Derby was injured in training Thursday at Santa Anita Park and became the 27th horse to be euthanized since the start of the racing season in late December at the famed California racetrack....
00:34, 2019-06-08

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....
11:17, 2019-09-03

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 Jamie Dunaway and his brother when a wave smashed ...
08:34, 2019-08-27

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        ...
23:01, 2019-05-26

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 one of the world’s largest automotive firms, has ...
07:34, 2019-08-27

Lion Dies After Falling In Well In Gujarat's Junagadh A lion died after falling into a well at Kantala village in Tulsishyam Khambha range of the Gir East wildlife division in Gujarat's Junagadh district, over 300 km from Ahmedabad, a forest officer said......
21:17, 2019-08-10

Fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh dies at 74 German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, credited with inventing the concept of the supermodel in the 1980s, has died aged 74, a message on his Instagram account said on Wednesday....
18:17, 2019-09-04

Robert Mugabe, Former Zimbabwean Strongman, Dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, a schoolteacher-turned-guerrilla fighter who helped topple white colonial rule in Zimbabwe only to lead the country to the brink of economic ruin, died at 95....
19:34, 2019-09-06

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Dies At 66 Mr Jaitley, 66, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stepped down as finance minister in January due to ill health, just months before elections....
06:17, 2019-08-25

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Migrant dies after van plunges into river in Croatia A migrant dies in Croatia after a van carrying 12 of them plunges into river and police in Northern Macedonia discover 30 migrants in an abandoned truck...
18:00, 2019-08-25

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
05:51, 2019-05-27

Baby girl dies after being left in hot car for over 15 hours Little Joseline Eichelberger was declared dead when authorities responded to her about 4:30 p.m. in a parked car in Calverton Park, according to KMOV....
06:51, 2019-06-06

Paul Findley, Congressman Behind War Powers Act, Dies at 98 The main author of the resolution that limited a president’s ability to wage war, he also made overtures to the Arab world and earned the opposition of the pro-Israel lobby....
02:17, 2019-08-14

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....
01:17, 2019-08-27

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....
04:34, 2019-05-28

Boxing great "Mantequilla" Napoles dies at 79 Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles, the Hall of Famer Mexican boxer who was a two-time welterweight world champion, has died at 79       ...
07:34, 2019-08-17

Florida woman dies after being struck by lightning A 20-year-old Florida woman has died two weeks after being struck by lightning while working with a roofing crew, authorities said. Romelia Ramirez succumbed late Friday to injuries she suffered from the lightning strike on a rooftop in Wellington, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s ...
19:00, 2019-08-12

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
01:34, 2019-06-07

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, di...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Jim Hardy, 1945 Rose Bowl MVP and former NFL QB, dies at 96 Jim Hardy, who was the 1945 Rose Bowl MVP while playing for USC and also holds the NFL single-game record for interceptions, passed away at 96.       ...
13:17, 2019-08-20

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 published. Unfortunately, the spot is dying a slo...
05:34, 2019-05-29

Australian sports great dies in car crash Tributes have been paid to Australian sports great Danny Frawley after the former Australian Football League (AFL) player died in a single-vehicle crash Monday, just one day after his 56th birthday....
21:00, 2019-09-09

Knife wielding man dies after falling off roof of car FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities in northern Arizona say they’re investigating the death of a man who fell off the roof of a moving car following a struggle. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers from Flagstaff responded to Highway 8...
17:51, 2019-08-07

D-Day Army paratrooper Henry Ochsner dies at 96 World War II veteran Henry Ochsner, a "Screaming Eagle" paratrooper who jumped into Normandy before the legendary D-Day invasion in June 1944, died at his California home over the weekend. He was 96....
04:34, 2019-09-10

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
15:17, 2019-05-30

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....
04:00, 2019-08-31

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, who played 22 years in the majors and won a batting title, died at the age of 69 after battling Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement....
20:51, 2019-05-27

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 Harper died Friday, adding the family wasn’t im...
04:00, 2019-08-31

Le Anne Schreiber, 73, Dies; a First Among Sports Editors She was the first woman to run a major American daily newspaper’s sports section — that of The New York Times. She was later an ombudswoman for ESPN....
22:34, 2019-06-04

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. The Florida Highway Patrol tells news outlets the lightning strike hit the driver Sunday afternoon as he rode southbound on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old&#...
12:51, 2019-06-10

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.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-02

| 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....
18:00, 2019-08-30

Swimmer dies after shark attack in Hawaii 65-year-old Californian man attacked off coast of Maui in first such death since 2015A man has died in Hawaii after being attacked by a shark, local officials have said, the first such fatality in the state in four years.The victim, a 65-year-old from California, is believed to have been swimming in...
04:51, 2019-05-26

Man in wheelchair dies after struck by vehicle twice in midtown TUCSON – A man who was severely injured Monday after being struck by a car in midtown has died, Tucson Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon. According to TPD, a man in a wheelchair was crossing Stone Avenue near Mabel Street when he was struck by a white 2010 Kia SUV heading north. ...
02:00, 2019-08-08

US Marine dies after Australia exercise accident SYDNEY (AP) — A decorated U.S. Marine has died in Australia, days after a military training accident. A statement from the U.S. Marines says 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, from Fairfax, Virginia, died on Wednesday at the Royal Darwin Hospital due to injuries suffered on the weekend in...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Former Tottenham defender Justin Edinburgh dies at age 49 Justin Edinburgh, the former Tottenham defender who guided Leyton Orient back into the English Football League as its manager last season, has died. He was 49. Orient announced the death of Edinburgh on Saturday, five days after he suffered a cardiac arrest. “We are completely heartbroken by t...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his former office announced. He was 81....
19:34, 2019-05-30

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 retired in 2015 after health problems. Over his career...
19:34, 2019-05-30

Manhattan man struck by hit-and-run cyclist dies from injuries A 60-year-old man struck by a hit-and-run cyclist in the Flatiron District last week has succumbed to his injuries, cops said Wednesday. Michael Collopy was standing in a bike lane at Sixth Avenue and 23rd Street when a cyclist heading north in the lane rammed into him and kept going at about noon o...
08:00, 2019-08-08

Last surviving Sumatran rhinoceros dies in Malaysia Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. Today, the 35-year-old died surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his species....
20:00, 2019-05-29

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."...
09:51, 2019-08-31

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 until at least noon Sunday. The man’s name has n...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
18:00, 2019-05-30

British woman dies in Barbados after being set alight in her bed Killer’s identity not known, say police, as ‘devastated’ family raise funds to bring body homeA British woman has died in Barbados after being doused with a flammable substance and set alight as she lay in bed.The family of Luton-born Natalie Crichlow said they were “shocked and devastated” by her...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Only one female of the critically endangered species remains in the country Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials have said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction.Once found as far away as...
19:34, 2019-05-27

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....
09:17, 2019-07-14

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
00:51, 2019-07-15

Computer password inventor Fernando Corbato dies at 93 Computer security just lost one of its founders. Fernando "Corby" Corbato, credited with inventing the computer password, has died at the age of 93. The MIT researcher devised the concept of password-protected user accounts when establishing his Co......
08:01, 2019-07-14

Elinor, beloved giraffe at Reid Park Zoo dies at age 20 TUCSON – Whether it be feeding her a carrot or enjoying the sight of her “spotted spots” on her luxurious coat, Elinor the giraffe has put smiles on thousands of visitors at Reid Park Zoo since she made Tucson her home in 2010. Elinor/ Reid Park Zoo On Tuesday, the Tucson community...
18:17, 2019-09-04

10-year-old boy infected with E. coli from tainted burger dies A 10-year-old French boy who contracted a severe E.coli infection from beef roughly eight years ago has died from complications related to the infection, French media reports. The boy, Nolan Moittie, died Saturday “as a consequence of his poisoning,” his family’s lawyer, Florence Rault, told Agence ...
21:17, 2019-09-18

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Fernando Corbató, a Father of Your Computer (and Your Password), Dies at 93 In a breakthrough in the 1960s, he showed that computers could be used interactively with quick results, and also made secure from others’ using them....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Dog Saves Family By Alerting Them To Fire, Dies In Blaze A Jack Russell Terrier, Zippy, started barking as the fire alarm went off shortly when a fire broke out in the attic of Butler family house, located in Bradenton in Florida....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Former New York Jets coach Walt Michaels dies at 89 Former New York Jets head coach Walt Michaels, who also served as defensive coordinator for the franchise's only Super Bowl-winning team, died at age 89....
05:51, 2019-07-12

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
04:17, 2019-07-14

Man tries to set immigration jail on fire, dies after shootout with police TACOMA, Wash. — A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 ...
07:17, 2019-07-14

House Hunters Host Suzanne Whang Dies at 57 (LOS ANGELES) — Suzanne Whang, whose smooth, calm voice provided the narration for HGTV’s “House Hunters” for years, has died. She was 57. Her Tuesday death was confirmed Friday by her longtime agent, Eddie Culbertson. Whang first gained fame as the on-screen host of the show...
22:34, 2019-09-20

German Fashion Photographer Peter Lindbergh Dies at 74 Peter Lindbergh, the renowned German fashion photographer, died on Tuesday at the age of 74. A message from his family, shared on his official Instagram account, confirmed the news on Wednesday morning: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Lindbergh on September 3rd...
21:17, 2019-09-04

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
05:51, 2019-07-15

Former Sup. Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (July 17)        ...
13:34, 2019-07-17

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-Winning Songwriter, Dies at 41 He wrote songs for superstars like Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and Jennifer Lopez and was honored for his work on the Destiny’s Child hit “Say My Name.”...
05:34, 2019-09-06

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 friend on Wednesday when he suddenly felt weak, an...
19:34, 2019-09-05

Lucette Lagnado, Memoirist of Jews in Old Cairo, Dies at 62 She and her family, whom she later wrote about, were among the last Jews to flee what she called a “cultural holocaust” and ended up in Brooklyn in the early 1960s....
20:34, 2019-07-17

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's political career. The House will adjourn on Monday so lawm...
00:00, 2019-09-20

9-year-old California girl dies from electrocution in pool A 9-year-old California girl died when she was electrocuted while swimming in her family’s pool, according to reports. McKenzie Kinley was tragically zapped Sunday afternoon by a wire attached to one of the underwater pool lights under repair, Sacramento Metro Fire officials said. “As fa...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise of the time that remained all white....
04:34, 2019-07-18

Veteran Industrialist Brij Mohan Khaitan Dies At 92 Veteran industrialist and Williamson Magor Group patriarch Brij Mohan Khaitan died today at his residence here. He was 92. He was suffering from old-age ailments, according to company sources. A......
15:51, 2019-06-01

Danny Cohen, Who Helped Set the Stage for a Digital Era, Dies at 81 A computer scientist who devised the first flight simulator and paved the way for internet voice calls, cloud computing and online dating. (He married her.)...
09:51, 2019-08-23

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of roughly 1 million people and a regional transport ...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Woman dies after botched 21st birthday nose job An Italian woman died of complications from the nose job she got for her 21st birthday, according to new reports. Maria Chiara Mete, got a rhinoplasty — or nose reshaping — procedure done at the private Casa del Sole clinic in Fromia, in the province of Latina, on June 17 because she was...
14:34, 2019-07-16

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, dies at 76 Blanco was the first elected female governor in Louisiana's history. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.        ...
10:00, 2019-08-19

Woman dies after Saturday night crash in Oro Valley ORO VALLEY — Oro Valley police say a woman is dead after a head-on collision Saturday night. Officers say the crash happened around 9 p.m. near Moore Rd. and Zircon Lane. Police responded to a report of a serious collision, where they found one male driver outside of his vehicle, and a female ...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Boxing great Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies after being hit by car Retired boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker, who held world titles at four weight classes, has been killed after being hit by a car, Virginia Beach police said....
19:51, 2019-07-15

Man dies after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, according to a report. Jarrod Marotto, 21, of Southington, was in his car around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday when the branch landed on his car near the Fairfield-Bri...
19:34, 2019-07-18

9-year-old boy mysteriously dies from common cold virus A 9-year-old California boy recently died from a virus associated with the common cold — an extremely rare occurrence that has perplexed his doctors and family, according to a new report. Soon-to-be fourth-grader Tristan Ang, of Milpitas, fell ill last month and there was initially no cause for alar...
22:51, 2019-07-15

David Koch, billionaire, GOP activist and philanthropist dies at 79 WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79. The cause of death was not disclosed, but Koch Industries said Koch,...
23:17, 2019-08-23

Pernell Whitaker, Champion in Four Boxing Classes, Dies at 55 A defensive master, Whitaker “could stand in front of you and you couldn’t find him,” one boxing announcer said. He died after being struck by a car in Virginia....
01:17, 2019-07-16

Kylie Rae Harris, country singer, dies in car accident Kylie Rae Harris, a rising country singer from Texas, died in a car accident on Wednesday in New Mexico, Alex Torrez, the CEO of her management company, Torrez Music Group, tells CNN. She was 30....
22:34, 2019-09-05

Jim Hardy, oldest living USC and Rams player, dies at 96 Jim Hardy, the oldest living University of Southern California and Los Angeles Rams football player who was the MVP of the 1945 Rose Bowl, has died of natural causes at 96.       ...
04:34, 2019-08-20

Jared Lorenzen, former Kentucky quarterback who played in the NFL, dies at 38 Lorenzen enjoyed a successful college career at Kentucky before his NFL career included earning a Super Bowl ring as a backup to Eli Manning on the Giants....
08:00, 2019-07-04

Ferdinand Piëch, Domineering Volkswagen Chief, Dies at 82 The grandson of the designer of the Beetle, he rescued Volkswagen from near bankruptcy but was blamed for creating a company culture that bred scandal....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
07:01, 2019-07-07

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since September, CNN reported....
08:34, 2019-07-07

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, an actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and the Descendants TV movie franchise, has died at 20 years old. A spokesperson for Boyce’s family told ABC News on Saturday that the actor had died in his sleep. The news was confirmed by Disney CEO Bob Iger in a tweet o...
17:34, 2019-07-07

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at 20 Rising star Cameron Boyce, known for his roles on the Disney Channel, has died at the age of 20, his family confirmed Sunday. “It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” his family said in a statement to E! News. The actor was known for his rol...
19:17, 2019-07-07

Gambia's first post-independence president Jawara dies at 95 Dawda Kairaba Jawara, Gambia's first post-independence president who led the tiny West African country for 24 years before being deposed in a 1994 coup, has died at the age of 95, the presidency said on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-08-27

Ferdinand Piech, engineer who forged VW into giant, dies at 82 The grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the maker of the famed 911, Ferdinand Piech became VW CEO in 1993 amid losses, quality problems and high costs. Dominating and demanding, he gained a cult following by engineering a turnaround that eventually made Volkswagen a global giant with the purc...
14:00, 2019-08-27

Ferdinand Piech, Porsche patriarch and VW saviour, dies at 82 Brilliant engineer ranks with Henry Ford and Gottleib Daimler for transforming struggling Volkswagen into world-beater Ferdinand Piech, the Porsche family patriarch who transformed Volkswagen from a struggling carmaker into a global powerhouse, has died at the age of 82.Piech, the grandson of sports...
13:34, 2019-08-27

Toddler dies after being 'dropped by grandfather' on cruise ship A young girl has died after slipping from her grandfather's arms on the 11th deck of a cruise ship while it was docked in Puerto Rico, according to reports....
23:34, 2019-07-08

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 account, his son Marcelo Gilberto said “his fight was ...
05:51, 2019-07-07

Spanish Pop Star Dies After Firework Hits Her On Stage Spanish singer and dancer Joana Sainz died in a firework accident. She was performing with her musical group, Super Hollywood Orchestra, at a festival on Sunday when an exploding stage firework struck......
08:51, 2019-09-03

Hiker Dies During Volcanic Eruption on Stromboli Island (MILAN) — A pair of hikers found themselves trapped by flames after a volcano erupted on the Sicilian island of Stromboli and thought they had escaped to safety but only one of the men survived. Thiago Takeuti, 35, told Italian news agency ANSA that after Stromboli volcano’s violent erup...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Kay Ann Johnson, 73, Who Studied China’s One-Child Policy, Dies After adopting an abandoned infant from an orphanage in China, she began researching the lives of birth parents who had been forced to give up their children....
02:17, 2019-08-30

Suzanne Whang, 'House Hunters' host, dies at 56 Suzanne Whang, who viewers came to love as the voice and face of "House Hunters" for nearly a decade, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, according to her agent....
07:34, 2019-09-22

Florida's most famous cheerleader, Mr. Two Bits, dies at 97 George Edmondson Jr., better known as Mr. Two Bits while riling up crowds at Florida games for 60 years, died Tuesday at age 97, the school announced.       ...
16:17, 2019-07-05

Night In The Woods Designer Alec Holowka Dies Alec Holowka, a developer on Night in the Woods and other independent video games, died Saturday morning, according to his sister. The news comes days after allegations began to circulate against Holowka, as multiple people accused him of abusive behavior....
18:51, 2019-09-01

Mickey Kapp, Who Made Mixtapes for Astronauts, Dies at 88 Mr. Kapp, a record producer, became the unofficial music provider to the space-bound after forging an unlikely connection with members of the Mercury 7 crew....
01:34, 2019-07-06

Eva Kor, survivor of Mengele, dies during annual trip to Auschwitz Forgiveness advocate who dedicated her life to Holocaust awareness testified in 2015 trial of SS officer Oskar GroeningEva Mozes Kor, a survivor of Auschwitz and the death camp’s infamous doctor Josef Mengele, has passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site, sources said.The Romanian-b...
06:17, 2019-07-06

Franco Columbu, Bodybuilder and Schwarzenegger Friend, Dies at 78 Mr. Columbu held titles like Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia, and helped bodybuilding broaden its audience by appearing in action films and “Pumping Iron.”...
08:17, 2019-09-03

Richard Booth, Self-Crowned King of Used Books, Dies at 80 He transformed a fading Welsh town into a tourist magnet by buying books in bulk from colleges, libraries, defunct wholesalers and collectors’ estates....
13:00, 2019-08-28

Former WVU student dies 10 years after brutal beating: report A former West Virginia University student who was left in a persistent vegetative state after a brutal beating outside a convenience store 10 years ago died Saturday, a report said....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Martin Charnin, Who Helped Create ‘Annie,’ Dies at 84 He turned the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie” into a long-running Broadway musical and wrote the memorable lyrics to a score that included “Tomorrow.”...
03:00, 2019-07-09

Valentina Cortese, Italian Film Actress, Dies at 96 Ms. Cortese, who starred in over 50 films, was perhaps best known for her role as a fading, tippling movie diva in François Truffaut’s “Day for Night.”...
15:51, 2019-07-10

Toddler with cancer dies after doctors misdiagnose her with constipation The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with constipation — and who then died of complications from cancer days later — say doctors could have done more to spot the deadly tumor. The British girl, Francesca Sio, had a fever and constipation when her parents, Lorraine and John, took her to...
21:51, 2019-08-26

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....
05:00, 2019-07-11

Month After Death Of CCD Founder VG Siddhartha, His Father Dies Gangaiah Hegde, father of Cafe Coffee Day founder late VG Siddhartha, passed away following prolonged illness at a Shanthaveri Gopala Gowda hospital on Sunday....
01:51, 2019-08-26

Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42 Mr. Lambert, a nurse who was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 accident, had been taken off life support. The case bitterly divided his family....
11:17, 2019-07-11

Tigers Prospect Dies After Electric Skateboard Accident Chace Numata, a catcher in the Detroit Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries he sustained in a skateboarding accident early Friday morning. He was 27 years old....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Jawan Injured In Encounter With Maoists Dies In Chhattisgarh A jawan who was injured in a gunfight with Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Saturday died during treatment today, the police said. Five Maoists were shot dead in the encounter at Abujmarh in Chhattisgarh....
10:17, 2019-08-25

Arun Jaitley Dies At 66, Leaders Pay Last Respect: Updates Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66 at Delhi's AIIMS, two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's top hospital after a prolonged illness....
05:17, 2019-08-25

Beloved Pittsburgh Zoo lion dies after suffering seizure The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium this week announced the death of a 10-year-old African lion named Razi, with zoo officials saying the feline suffered “a grand mal seizure on Sunday" and fell in his exhibit....
00:00, 2019-07-12

75-Year-Old Woman Dies Of Congo Fever In Gujarat A 75-year-old woman from Surendranagar district in Gujarat died due to Congo fever which spreads through ticks in humans, the state government said on Monday....
22:17, 2019-08-26

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
13:17, 2019-07-10

Nie Yuanzi, Whose Poster Fanned the Cultural Revolution, Dies at 98 She helped write a vitriolic “big-character poster” that won Mao’s blessing. For the rest of her life, she wrestled with the fame and infamy that followed....
00:51, 2019-09-04

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 ran for president, has died. Family spokesman Jam...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Another American dies from cosmetic surgery in Dominican Republic A Westchester mom died while getting a tummy tuck at a medical clinic in the Dominican Republic — just weeks after an Alabama teacher passed away while undergoing surgery at the same facility, according to local reports Tuesday. Alexandra Medina, 33, traveled to the Doctor Urenea Arias clinic in San...
21:17, 2019-07-09

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. Related: Ross Perot obituary Continue reading......
21:17, 2019-07-09