Vesna Vulovic, a Serbian woman who in 1972 survived a reported six-mile fall after the plane she was on exploded over Czechoslovakia, died last week at age 66, according to several media reports. Vulo...
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'This year really has got a wicked sense of humor.'
She used galaxies’ rotations to discover the first direct evidence of dark matter in the 1970s while working at the Carnegie Institution in Washington.
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The maneuver he invented is believed to have saved more than 100,000 lives.
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TV icon Alan Thicke, who endeared himself to audiences through his role as the father on the ABC sitcom "Growing Pains," died on Tuesday after reportedly suffering a heart attack while playing hockey...
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LOS ANGELES - Ron Gla , a prolific TV actor known for playing Ron Harris in the sitcom "Barney Miller" and Shepherd Derrial Book in "Firefly," has died. He was 71. The actor's rep confirmed the death...
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Sharon Jones, the Grammy-nominated soul and funk singer who led the Dap-Kings, died Friday after a long bout with pancreatic cancer. She was 60. We are deeply saddened to announce Sharon Jones pa e...
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Robert Vaughn, who starred as Napoleon Solo on TV's "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." from 1964-68, died Friday morning of acute leukemia, his manager Matthew Sullivan told Variety. He was 83. Vaughn began un...
Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, whose voice was as golden as his lyrics were moving, has died, Sony Music confirmed on his Facebook page Thursday. He was 82. Cohen's death comes...
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Australian fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died in Sydney from a heart attack at the age of 39. Nicoll was one of the leading lights of the Australian fashion industry. It's reported he had a hear...
Dead and dying are two very different things. If a person is diagnosed with a life-threatening illne , their loved ones don't rush to write an obituary and plan a funeral. Likewise, species aren't dec...
He was one of the country’s longest-serving political figures.
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Palmer is credited with making golf the internationally popular sport it is today.
'I want to save my throat. I don’t want to ruin it by saying hello to all of you sons-of-bitches.'