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ReutersThe Sports Xchange Horse-racing trainer Cecil dies at 70 Henry Cecil, British horse racing's most successful trainers with 25 classic winners, died Tuesday at 70 after a long fight with cancer. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2006. Cecil...
Tags: Elizabeth II, Stomach Cancer
Actor-turned-restaurateur Harry Lewis -- he founded the Hamburger Hamlet chain of restaurants, and later Kate Mantilini -- has died. He was 93. Lewis starred alongside the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson in 1948's "Key Largo" and had a...
Tags: Tony Curtis, Ronald Reagan, Celebrities, Key Largo
Asked once to sum up what it means to be a Christian, the Rev. Will D. Campbell said: "We are all bastards, but God loves us anyway." That belief compelled his unusual life as a Southern Baptist minister who rejected organized religion, played a...
Clarence Burke Jr., the lead singer of the Five Stairsteps, a sibling R&B group once regarded as “the first family of soul” for a string of hits that included “O-o-h Child,” died Sunday, a day after he turned 64. His death was...
Tags: Music, Breast Cancer, Entertainment
Imagine, for a moment, what might happen if science succeeds in eradicating disease and people live far longer than they do today. Do we toast to the extra years spent embracing loved ones and traveling the planet (maybe other planets?) and learning new...
The Baltimore SunForget the water cooler — or any other public space like social media or the Internet. When a TV show strikes the kind of psychic chords that HBO’s “Game of Thrones” did last week with its blood-drenched Red Wedding sequence, the...
As The Baltimore Sun set out to look back on the murder of civil rights activist William Lewis Moore 50 years later, the first step was to find his relatives. It wasn't easy. Records showed none located in Baltimore, where the postal worker had lived...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — Magdalena Lopez, known as “Nena” to many, was a perfect example of a “local saint,” according to Mike Griffin. Lopez died Wednesday in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. She was 88. Griffin, who teaches...
Jean Stapleton, who played Archie Bunker’s long-suffering wife Edith in the long-running 1970s television series “All in the Family,” died Friday at her New York City home. She was 90. Stapleton died of natural causes, her family...
Jean Bach, who told the story behind a celebrated photograph of jazz luminaries in the award-winning 1994 documentary "A Great Day in Harlem," died Monday in New York City at age 94. The hourlong film chronicles an extraordinary moment in jazz history...
Esther Williams, a swimming champion known for the MGM “aqua musicals” of the 1940s and '50s that turned her into a major Hollywood star, died early Thursday in her sleep, her longtime publicist, Harlan Boll, announced. She was 91. Her films...
Tags: Swimming, Music, Movies, Entertainment, Sports
Bill Lansford, 90, a Latino Marine and Army veteran who sought to bring honor to the contributions of other Latinos who served in the nation’s wars, died May 22 at his Playa del Rey home. The cause was complications of prostate cancer, his wife Ruth...
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