Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit’s auto industry, has died. The Michigan Democrat was 92.
Jim Dietz, who helped photojournalists to document history on the world’s biggest stages, died while on assignment to cover the Super Bowl in Atlanta. He was 53.
Photos from the life and career of director and actress Penny Marshall, who died Dec. 18, 2018, at age 75.
The World War II hero, who also presided during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the final months of the Cold War, died late Friday night at his Houston home, said family spokesman Jim McGrath. His wife of more than 70 years, Barbara Bush, died in April 2018.
Kate O’Neill does not want her sister Madelyn Linsenmeir to be remembered for her addiction. Her surprisingly honest obituary she wrote for a local Vermont paper is getting widespread attention for its warmth and candor.
Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Davies Tydings died at 90. Tydings, a Democrat, “cut against the grain and had the courage of his convictions to fight for civil rights, and sensible gun laws in the turbulent 1960s,” said Sen. Chris Van Hollen.
While Miller didn’t have a hit on Top 40 radio, he had a strong following on streaming networks and even had an album debut at No. 1 on the top 200 albums chart. He often alluded to his battles with addiction over the years.
The man who envisioned and reinvented the downtown core of Columbia, Maryland, passed away Wednesday following a more than two-year battle with cancer.
Charlotte Rae played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom “The Facts of Life.” A cause of death was not immediately available, but Rae was diagnosed last year with bone cancer after beating pancreatic cancer.
R. Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket,” has died.
Shreve, who had been battling cancer, died Thursday at her home in New Hampshire.
Heinz was known for her philanthropy and support of the literary arts. She endowed a literature prize at the University of Pittsburgh, a national prize which every year since 1980 has provided for publication of a collection of short stories.
Charles P. Lazarus, the World War II veteran who founded Toys R Us six decades ago and transformed it into an iconic piece of Americana, died Thursday at age 94, a week after the chain announced it was going out of business.
Just days after sharing Grand Marshal duties with his wife in the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade he founded 37 years ago, Pat Troy has died Thursday at age 76.
Bernard “Lefty” Kreh, a legendary fly fisherman who fished with everyone from Jimmy Carter to Fidel Castro to Ernest Hemingway passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. He grew up in Frederick, Maryland.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.