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Herman Wouk, author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103

Author Herman Wouk, whose World War Two experiences provided the foundation of his bestseller "The Caine Mutiny" and two epic novels about the war, died on Friday at the age of 103, his literary agent said....

Herman Wouk, author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103

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Herman Wouk, author of 'Caine Mutiny,' 'Winds of War,' dead at 103 Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War" whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103....
13:00, 05/17/2019

‘Caine Mutiny’ author Herman Wouk dead at 103 Herman Wouk, the versatile author of “The Caine Mutiny” and the World War II epics “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance,” has died at age 103. Literary agent Amy Rennert says Wouk died in his sleep early Fri...
11:48, 05/17/2019

‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103 Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as “The Caine Mutiny," died on Friday at 103.        ...
14:32, 05/19/2019

Herman Wouk, Perennially Best-Selling Author, Dies at 103 His critics could be brutal, but he enthralled millions of readers with novels like “The Winds of War,” “The Caine Mutiny” and “Marjorie Morningstar.”...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Herman Wouk, Best-Selling Novelist With a Realist’s Touch, Dies at 103 His critics could be brutal, but he enthralled millions of readers with novels like “The Winds of War,” “The Caine Mutiny” and “Marjorie Morningstar.”...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Herman Wouk obituary Author of The Caine Mutiny and The Winds of War who championed traditional Jewish values and American patriotismAt the beach and poolside in the Catskills holiday resorts popular with Jewish New Yorkers in the 1950s, along with the straw hats, suntan...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Herman Wouk Wrote Historical Novels. But His True Subject Was Moral Weakness. In his two World War II novels of the 1970s, Wouk — who died this week — brought psychological insight to genocide, its perpetrators and bystanders. Adelle Waldman explains....
13:32, 05/17/2019

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....
05:32, 07/17/2019

Judith Kerr, Author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Dies at 95 (LONDON) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Th...
10:00, 05/23/2019

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."...
03:32, 05/23/2019

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       ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

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

Camilleri, author of Montalbano detective series, dies at 93 Sicilian writer Andrea Camilleri who won millions of loyal fans worldwide for his series of books about Sicilian detective Montalbano, has died at age 93....
06:32, 07/17/2019

Tony Horwitz, ‘Confederates in the Attic’ author, dies at 60 BOSTON (AP) — Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the best-selling author of “Confederates in the Attic,” has died. He was 60. Sarah Hutson, director of publicity at Penguin Press, said in an email that Horwitz died Mond...
10:32, 05/28/2019

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....
19:48, 07/10/2019

'Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 Author Judith Kerr, whose Jewish family fled from the Nazis when she was a young girl and whose story "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" enchanted a generation of children, has died at the age of 95....
04:48, 05/23/2019

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Dies at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
15:48, 08/01/2019

Toni Morrison, 'Beloved' author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88 Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "Sula" and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her publisher Knopf confirmed to CNN....
09:16, 08/06/2019

Judith Krantz dies: Best-selling author and journalist was 91 years old Judith Krantz, whose novels have more than 80 million copies in print, has died. She passed away from natural causes on June 22 in her Bel Air, California home at age 91. Krantz was born Judith Tarcher on January 9, 1928 in New York City, the eldest ...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 In novels including Beloved and The Bluest Eye, acclaimed author dramatised African-American experience with fierce passion‘Love is never any better than the lover’: Toni Morrison – a life in quotesToni Morrison, who chronicled the African American e...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Andrea Camilleri, Author of Inspector Montalbano Novels, Dies at 93 Mr. Camilleri was a late-blooming novelist whose series about a Sicilian police officer became wildly popular in Italy and the basis for a television series....
02:48, 07/17/2019

Progressive Christian author Rachel Held Evans, 37, dies NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Progressive Christian author Rachel Held Evans has died in Tennessee after spending two weeks in a hospital for treatment for an infection and brain seizures. She was 37. Sarah Bessey, a writer and friend of Evans’, says...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Judith Kerr, beloved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, dies aged 95 Writer and illustrator of more than 30 books, including the Mog series based on her pet cats, arrived in England in 1936 as a refugee from the NazisShare your tributes and memories of Judith KerrNancy Banks-Smith: Judith Kerr was both sweetness and s...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Jesper Juul, Danish Familylab therapist, author dies aged 71 Danish-born family therapist Jesper Juul has died aged 71. His best-known book "Your Competent Child" was based on the premise that children should be treated with the same respect as "you would show an adult."...
14:16, 07/26/2019

Paul Krassner, author and '60s prankster who coined the name Yippies, dies at 87 Satirist and activist Paul Krassner, 87, of Yippies fame, died at his home in Desert Hot Springs, California, on Sunday.        ...
17:48, 07/21/2019

Rachel Held Evans, progressive Christian author, dies at 37, family says Rachel Held Evans, a progressive Christian author known for writing the best-selling books “Searching for Sunday” and “Faith Unraveled,” died Saturday in a Tennessee hospital of extensive brain swelling following treatment for an infection. She was 3...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Kurt Lang dies; was social scientist, author, Nazi expert BOSTON (AP) — An expert on Nazi Germany and sociologist who with his wife wrote several books about the influence of television on politics and public opinion has died. Kurt Lang was 95. His daughter Glenna Lang says he died May 1 at Mount Auburn Hos...
11:16, 05/08/2019

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

Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and 'Ball Four' author, dies Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four,' dies at 80       ...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner, author of 'Beloved,' dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is gone. But her unique voice endures in novels like "Beloved."        ...
10:16, 08/06/2019

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples,' dies at 91 Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide, died Saturday. She was 91.        ...
19:32, 06/23/2019

'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies at 95 Judith Kerr's story of the tea-drinking tiger has been shared by parents with young children since it was first published in 1968.        ...
07:00, 05/23/2019

'Beloved' author Toni Morrison dies at 88 Toni Morrison was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. This is her legacy.        ...
16:16, 08/06/2019

Michael Caine’s best films – ranked! As The Italian Job gets a 50th anniversary re-release, we have painstakingly charted the charming hardnut’s 50 greatest performances, from Alfie to ZuluThere’s much to find risible about this Hollywooded-up footballers-against-the Nazis yarn, but Cai...
03:16, 06/14/2019

Maduro Speaks to Troops, Trying to Discredit Guaidó’s Call for Mutiny The appearance by President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela appeared intended to further contradict assertions of authority by Juan Guaidó, the opposition leader....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Emotional Theresa May Announces Resignation Amid Mutiny Over Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal....
04:16, 05/24/2019

'Might as well sack us all': Wallabies facing player mutiny over Israel Folau Taniela Tupou issues ‘sack me or back Folau’ ultimatumThreat of player boycott looms before World CupRugby Australia is facing a potential player mutiny after one of the Wallabies’ most exciting prospects claimed all Pacific Islanders “might as well ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Fort Shirley, Where A Mutiny Led to Emancipation of the British Slave Soldiers Dominica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Its beauty, however, belies a somewhat violent past when it was often a center of violent conflict.  ...
23:48, 07/15/2019

May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May has agreed to set a timetable for her departure as prime minister in the first week of June, whi...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Murder or mutiny? Arguments begin in Navy SEAL's court martial in San Diego Did decorated U.S. Navy SEAL Chief Ed Gallagher murder a teenage Islamic State fighter or is he being framed by mutinying sailors he commanded and who are testifying against him?...
18:16, 06/18/2019

Australia risk player mutiny over Israel Folau saga as Taniela Tupou hits out The Israel Folau saga has left Rugby Australia facing a potential Polynesian player mutiny, after one of their rising stars claimed all Pacific Islanders "might as well just be sacked" for their religious beliefs....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Herman leads Barbasol as old man Toms moves into contention Jim Herman established a one-shot lead over fellow American Bill Haas as players battled searing heat and humidity in the second round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Friday....
22:00, 07/19/2019

| Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 to maintain a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
22:00, 07/20/2019

Jim Herman takes 2nd-round lead in Barbasol Championship Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship       ...
17:48, 07/19/2019

‘Abnormal, as Most Geniuses Are’: Celebrating 200 Years of Herman Melville The Times has not always given the writer his due. Here’s a look at how we covered him and his most famous novel, ‘Moby-Dick,’ over the past century or two....
03:16, 08/01/2019

Herman claims Barbasol Championship after Kraft stumbles Jim Herman made two back-nine birdies after a rain delay on Sunday and was rewarded when Kelly Kraft stumbled late, claiming his second career PGA Tour title at the Barbasol Championship in Nicholasville, Ky....
22:32, 07/21/2019

Golf: Herman plays Trump card to win Barbasol title Jim Herman won the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky by a stroke on Sunday, crediting his second U.S. Tour victory to a new putter and some timely advice from President Donald Trump....
22:32, 07/21/2019

How Herman Melville's 'Moby-Dick' anticipated modernist writing He was born 200 years ago, yet Melville is still one of the world's most celebrated authors. His best-known book was so far ahead of its time that it was largely forgotten for almost a century before being rediscovered....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Trump’s advice helps golf partner Jim Herman win PGA event NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — From President Donald Trump’s putting advice to playing partner Kelly Kraft’s two late bogeys, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He executed wh...
21:32, 07/21/2019

Following Trump's orders, Herman takes Barbasol lead Following President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
00:32, 07/20/2019

Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory in Kentucky Jim Herman rode President Donald Trump's putting advice to victory in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
17:48, 07/21/2019

Golf: Phone call from Trump buoys Barbasol leader Herman Jim Herman played with precision to make a president proud, matching his career-best score on the PGA Tour with a 10-under-par 62 in the third round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Saturday....
19:32, 07/20/2019

As Herman Cain Bows Out of Fed Contention, Focus Shifts to Stephen Moore Mr. Cain withdrew in the face of allegations of sexual harassment, even as Mr. Moore, the president’s other embattled pick, faced allegations of sexism....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Helped by Trump's putting advice, Herman leads Barbasol Helped by President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
17:00, 07/20/2019

Time to Smash That Piggy Bank: Herman Miller's Semi-Annual 15% Off Sale Is Here Herman Miller furniture is legendary, and also legendarily out of reach for most of us. But if you have one chair, table, or bed that you’ve just been dying to get your hands on, nearly everything they sell is 15% off during the company’s semi-annual...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
08:32, 05/04/2019

'The worst, ill-suited appointments': Pelosi slams Trump's Fed picks Herman Cain and Stephen Moore Speaking to reporters at a private lawmakers' retreat, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called conservative commentator Stephen Moore and businessman Herman Cain "the worst, ill-suited appointments that the president could come up with."...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk....
10:32, 07/22/2019

Strong winds divert three flights to Tucson from Phoenix TUCSON – Three flights were diverted from Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport to Tucson International Airport Wednesday evening, according to Jessie Butler from TUS. According to Chief Meteorologist Matt Brode, strong storms in Central Arizona w...
06:32, 05/09/2019

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
13:48, 07/22/2019

Winds of change in the global toilet paper market A slew of startups has decided the toilet paper market is ready for an ecorevolution. And there are a lot of smart arses out there ready to change how they buy, use and despose of their toilet paper....
14:16, 08/07/2019

'Fortnite' winds down season nine with a giant-sized battle Epic is still finding ways to mark Fortnite's season transitions in grand style. The studio just finished a "Final Showdown" event for the end of season nine that interrupted the battle royale with a brawl between a giant monster and an equally...
21:48, 07/20/2019

Vermintide 2's 'Winds Of Magic' Expansion Adds More Grind But Not Much Else Developer Fatshark has called “Winds of Magic” Vermintide 2’s first expansion, but while it offers a completely new mode and progression system, it currently just seems like another DLC. On top of that, it feels unmoored from the strong lore and ambi...
12:00, 08/21/2019

2 injured as stormy winds, rain pound Balkans Stormy winds have uprooted trees, knocked over traffic lights and disrupted traffic in Croatia, injuring two people and prompting authorities to advise people to stay indoors....
02:32, 05/13/2019

Tiger Woods, girlfriend Erica Herman face wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and his girlfriend, the GM of Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Hail, 110 km/h winds, tornadoes possible east of Edmonton Wednesday afternoon A low-pressure severe weather system in east-central Alberta could generate tennis ball size-hail, wind gusts of 110 km/h and tornadoes Wednesday afternoon....
14:16, 07/10/2019

Cyclone Fani slams eastern coast of India with 150-mph winds Cyclone Fani slammed into India’s eastern coast Friday, killing at least three people as winds of up to 150 mph — the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane — lashed beaches and uprooted trees after more than 1 million people were evacuated. The storm ...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman ...
16:32, 06/22/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians....
09:16, 07/01/2019

SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
21:00, 05/15/2019

| Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames ...
11:48, 07/22/2019

Aeroflot crew member winds up with broken leg after altercation with passenger An intoxicated passenger on a recent Russian airline flight attempted to break into the cockpit and broke an employee's leg in the process.        ...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Severe thunderstorm winds in Kansas cause more than 100 cars on 2 trains to derail A line of severe thunderstorms that roared across Kansas early Sunday morning reportedly brought winds so powerful they caused two trains with more than 100 cars to derail....
08:48, 08/19/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Winds winding down but a chance for overnight showers TUCSON – It was a windy Wednesday in Southern Arizona with gusts up to 40 to 50 m.p.h. These winds will decrease across much of the area this evening as the upper low moves northeastward toward northwest Arizona. However,various numerical weath...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Thunderstorms, 70 MPH Winds Could Affect Up to 52 Million People in the Northeast Today Powerful storms are roaring into the Northeast on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with them the threat of lightning, flash floods, and winds up to 70 mph or more. Read more......
10:48, 08/01/2019

'Destiny 2' year two winds down with Moments of Triumph starting July 9th The second year of Destiny 2 is ramping down with Shadowkeep around the corner, and that can only mean one thing in Bungie's world: it's achievement-hunting season. The developer is kicking off 2019's Moments of Triumph on July 9th, g...
20:48, 07/07/2019

George R.R. Martin Just Set a Very Peculiar Winds of Winter Deadline Threat for Himself Now that Game of Thrones is over for good, the focus is on when George R.R. Martin is finally going to complete his side of the story. Thanks to an airline’s offer to fly Martin out so he can have some peace and quiet to finish The Winds of Winter, h...
03:48, 05/23/2019

German woman swept to death as fierce winds batter France PARIS (AP) — French maritime authorities say a German woman was swept to her death by strong waves off Corsica as powerful winds batter the region. The maritime authority tweeted that a rescue operation was launched in the Gulf of Porto after the wom...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a heightened fire danger into Saturday....
07:00, 06/21/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Texas, Oklahoma brace for large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
21:32, 05/15/2019

'Menacing' fire whirl whipped up by 'turbulent' winds during blaze in Washington Turbulent winds helped fuel an explosive wildfire in eastern Washington state that produced a towering column of flame in front of those battling the blaze. ...
14:48, 07/17/2019

China braces itself as Typhoon Lekima barrels down with 130 mph winds, heavy rainfall Chinese authorities have declared a state of emergency on the country’s east coast in preparation for the mighty Typhoon Lekima approaching the mainland, bringing torrential downpours and deadly winds....
10:48, 08/09/2019

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.        ...
05:00, 08/18/2019

Early returns on Rocket Mortgage Classic positive as PGA Tour schedule winds down The British Open at Royal Portrush is the only remaining major as the new look PGA Tour schedule winds down with two regular season events left after the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club.        ...
19:32, 06/29/2019

A high-stakes Jessica Jones road trip winds up feeling like a tangent In our flawed criminal justice system, there’s unfortunately often a factor that’s more important than guilt or innocence: Narratives. How you spin a story, including how you spin it in the publicity around a case, can be as important as hard evidenc...
17:16, 06/15/2019

UK weather: Two rain warnings in place after day of high winds left man fighting for life Weather warnings are in place in parts of the UK today after the country was deluged by heavy rain and hit by strong winds which left a man fighting for life after he was crushed by a tree....
05:01, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 4-High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Wild winds ground flights in Australia, falling tree kills woman Major airports at Australia's two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, canceled flights on Friday as damaging winds swept southeastern states, killing one woman, destroying roofs and causing power outages....
14:16, 08/09/2019

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home w...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Monday Forecast: Gusty winds and cooler temperatures to start the work week TUCSON – Expect cooling and breezier conditions this week. After a warm weekend in Southern Arizona, a few weather systems will pass through our area. This will result in cooler and below-average temperatures. Today’s forecast high in Tu...
13:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-GRAPHIC-Take Five: Trade winds - World markets themes for the week ahead The bond market is again pointing to fears of recession as the yield curve between three-month and 10-year rates inverts amid escalating trade tensions between China and the United States - one of five big themes set to dominate markets this week. 1/...
05:16, 05/13/2019

Crane collapses on Dallas apartment building amid strong winds; at least 1 woman dead A crane collapsed onto an apartment building in Dallas amid strong winds Sunday afternoon, killing one woman and injuring six other people, two critically, rescuers said....
17:00, 06/09/2019

Splatoon 2's Final Splatfest Will Be Held In July As The Game's Post-Release Development Winds Down When Nintendo released Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, the company announced that it would provide Splatfest events for two years. That commitment is nearing its end, with Splatoon’s chief creator Hisashi Nogami announcing in Los Angeles ...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
08:48, 05/27/2019

Violent weather: Hail, winds, tornadoes begin hammering swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Wild weather: severe winds, snow, surf and rain lash Victoria, South Australia and NSW Delays at Melbourne and Sydney airports, Frankston pier ripped from its moorings and snow at the AFL as polar blast strikesIcy winds up to 120km/h, snow, wild surf and rain continued to lash South Australia, Victoria and parts of New South Waleson Fr...
06:16, 08/09/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Time, money, access: A baseball hotbed for a century, Tampa evolves as game’s economic winds shift Tampa has been talent-rich in baseball for nearly a century, but the city's latest stars also symbolize a greater demographic shift in the sport.        ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Deontay Wilder promotes upcoming bout by talking about opponent's death in the ring: 'If he dies, he dies' Boxing star Deontay Wilder took the promotion for his upcoming WBC Heavyweight Title defense against Dominic Breazeale to a different level Wednesday....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Bestselling author Ken Follett turns 70 With 30 bestsellers in 40 years, Ken Follett is among the most successful authors in world literature. As the master of the historical novel genre turns 70, he is working on the prequel to his best-known work....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Whatever happened to author Dorothy West? Writing alongside Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, West was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance. Diana Evans asks: why were her books overlooked for so long?Little sister” to Zora Neale Hurston. “The Kid” and would-be wife of L...
04:00, 08/16/2019

How to become a more productive you with insight from NYT-bestselling author The steps to reach your ultimate potential are varied and you never know which trick or suggestion might unlock your process. You can start figuring that out with the training in the How Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers Master Producti...
20:16, 06/08/2019

Taking Another Look at the Author of ‘The White Man’s Burden’ Christopher Benfey’s “If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years” traces their influence on his work — and Kipling’s lasting influence on others....
07:00, 07/07/2019

R.I.P. author and illustrator Judith Kerr As reported by The Guardian, author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died. Kerr was the woman behind beloved children’s book The Tiger Who Came To Tea and the lengthy series of Mog The Forgetful Cat, as well as a series of semi-autobiographical books ...
10:32, 05/23/2019

After Losing His Parents, an Author Wonders: Who and What Is Real? In “Picnic Comma Lightning,” Laurence Scott combines a memoir about grief with an investigation into the ways technologies blur the line between public and private....
04:00, 06/15/2019

How an evicted author turned his life around with one bestseller About two years ago, Adrian McKinty was done as a writer. The Irish author had published several detective novels set in Belfast. They were well-reviewed; some even won prestigious literary awards. But none of the moderate success had translated into...
17:48, 08/17/2019

Author: 'Counter-terrorism isn't an immigration issue' Author of "Bluster: Donald Trump's War on Terror" Peter Neumann speaks to Christiane Amanpour about the state of domestic terrorism in the United States....
12:48, 08/07/2019

‘Failosophy’ author on why failure leads to success Speaking today at The Next Web’s 2019 conference, author and futurist Gabe Zichermann gave an account of various industries that got stronger through failures, rather than successes. As he put it, sometimes you have to fail in order to find the succe...
19:16, 05/10/2019

Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, dead at 80 Jim Bouton, the former Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, has died at the age of 80, according to his family. Bouton’s family said he died Wednesday at the home he shared with wife Paula Kurman. He fought a brain disease linked to dementia an...
23:32, 07/10/2019

Author Marianne Williamson on 2020 run: 'The best thing I can do is be myself' The self-help writer, who was the most Googled candidate following her debate performance, tells the Guardian she can winMarianne Williamson, until recently best known for her Oprah-endorsed self-help books, got less than five minutes’ airtime in the...
15:48, 07/27/2019

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Enheduanna: High Priestess of the Moon and the First Known Author The ancient Sumerian poet Enheduanna has a unique claim to fame: she was the first author in the world known by name. While there were previous instances of poems and stories written down, Enheduanna was the first to sign a name to her work. And what...
16:16, 06/25/2019

‘KD’ author: Knicks’ Kevin Durant scuttlebutt is way too much The author of a new biography on Kevin Durant said Knicks fans should slow down before buying a Kevin Durant jersey. “If they don’t mind their hearts broken, they can listen [to the speculation],’’ author Marcus Thompson II told The Post. Knowing Dur...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Author: ‘Game of Thrones’ finale was ending, also beginning NEW YORK (AP) — What’s next for “Game of Thrones?” The author, whose work was adapted into the HBO series that drew a record-setting numbers of viewers for Sunday’s finale, says it’s “been a wild ride.” Georg...
05:00, 05/21/2019

‘Killing Eve’ author dishes on adapting and casting hit show When Luke Jennings’ 2018 novel “Killing Eve: Codename Villanelle” was optioned for a TV series, the British writer was given a list of potential scriptwriters to adapt his story about a witty, glamorous assassin who becomes obsessed with the MI-5 age...
05:32, 07/24/2019

‘Greening of America’ author Charles Reich dead at 91 NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose “The Greening of America” blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died. Reich’s n...
21:32, 06/17/2019

'Earthsea' Author Ursula K. Le Guin Is Ready for Her Closeup Ursula K. Le Guin, the author whose science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories inspired readers of all ages, is the focus of a new documentary....
17:48, 07/31/2019

Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian on the trouble with writing about sex Mary Gaitskill’s collection Bad Behaviour has defined her career. Will a new generation of female writers be stereotyped in the same way?In 2017, “Cat Person”, the first short story I’d ever published, went viral. In the story, a college student name...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Author Lisa Taddeo: ‘I wanted to explore desire, not sex’ In her extraordinary book Three Women Lisa Taddeo charts the intimate lives of real American women. Below, we print an extractIn 2010, a young American writer called Lisa Taddeo published an article in New York magazine about the women who work as hi...
06:00, 06/23/2019

How to Be an Antiracist Author Ibram X. Kendi on What We Get Wrong About Racism Ibram X. Kendi, the National Book Award winner, talks to TIME about “the R word,” capitalism and his new book, How to Be an Antiracist. Your new book combines theory and memoir. Why did you decide to weave in your own story? I did not wan...
00:16, 08/09/2019

How To Train Your Dragon author named children's laureate How To Train Your Dragon author and illustrator Cressida Cowell has vowed to campaign for school libraries to be made statutory after being named the new children's laureate....
05:00, 07/09/2019

Inspired by 63 Up, author Tim Lott decides it's time to take stock Turning 63, the writer looks back over highs and lows and asks, how can I sum it up?Ever since I read John Updike’s Rabbit tetralogy, I have felt that the ultimate test of a writer is to capture a single life from beginning to end in the pages of a n...
10:32, 06/22/2019

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel "Beloved" about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publi...
16:48, 08/06/2019

'Sex and the City' author Candace Bushnell regrets not having kids, says she was 'truly alone' "Sex and the City" may have left a trailblazing legacy for women on television, but the book's original author now thinks her independent lifestyle may not have been as rewarding....
15:16, 07/29/2019

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despair and allow the worst to happen, the novelist John...
12:00, 05/27/2019

The Fiver | Steve Barnes's author ego could be facing his toughest job yet Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!During his second stint in management as boss of Huddersfield Town, Steve Bruce somehow found time to author three crime thrillers entitled Striker! Sweeper! and Defender! Read by few at the time but...
10:00, 07/17/2019

German bestselling author Bernhard Schlink turns 75 Bernhard Schlink tends to focus on Germany's painful legacies, including the Nazi past and the 1970s leftist RAF terror group. On Saturday, the bestselling author turns 75....
10:16, 07/05/2019

I put myself through hell as an IPCC convening lead author, but it was worth it Enlarge / A view of the building of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), hosting the 50th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on August 8, 2019 in Geneva. (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) In my day job...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Award to drop name of author tied to sterilization movement BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Libraries says it is changing the name of a children’s book award that honors a prominent author and activist accused of once being connected to a movement that led to the sterilization of people with...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Author of Christian relationship guide says he has lost his faith Joshua Harris says his marriage is over and apologises to LGBT+ people for promoting bigotryThe American author of a bestselling Christian guide to relationships for young people has announced that his marriage is over and he has lost his faith.Joshu...
14:16, 07/29/2019

Murray Polner, Antiwar Editor and Author, Is Dead at 91 An outspoken pacifist, Mr. Polner founded the progressive public affairs journal Present Tense in 1973 and was its only editor until it closed in 1990....
17:48, 06/05/2019

Author James Paterson says Jeffery Epstein will get his ‘just deserts’ It’s about time sicko Jeffery Epstein gets what he deserves, says best-selling author James Patterson, who wrote a book about the multi-millionaire pedophile. “Our hope when we did the book was that somehow he’d get his just deserts and now I t...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Enjoy These Heirloom Apple Reviews by Author Chuck Wendig You do not have to be a capital-F Food Writer to write excellently about food; an enthusiasm for the subject and a way with words is enough. Case in point: bestselling author Chuck Wendig’s yearly heirloom apple reviews—a vastly entertaining and thor...
13:00, 08/15/2019

De Blasio’s office tweets, deletes quote by far-right author Ayn Rand It’s “The Fountainhead” meets The Dunderhead. On the very morning Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his presidential bid, his office tweeted a quote from the late conservative author and philosopher Ayn Rand — then promptly removed the posting. “’...
13:32, 05/16/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Inside the latest book by bestselling ‘F**ked’ author Mark Manson Mark Manson has carved out a successful niche for himself — one where surprisingly good life advice is imparted alongside a lot of F-bombs. His best-selling 2016 book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good ...
14:48, 05/11/2019

Author Taslima Nasreen's Residence Permit Extended By One Year Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on Sunday....
23:48, 07/20/2019

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness, Tom Maliti, the chai...
21:16, 05/22/2019

US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,” has won this year’s Princess of Asturias award for literature...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Penguin rebuts charge of antisemitism against author Pedro Baños Publisher’s review of How They Rule the World, accused of prejudice in its coverage of the Rothschilds, finds book ‘robust’ but not antisemiticPenguin has undertaken a “thorough” review of one of its books, Spanish colonel Pedro Baños’s How They Rule...
10:16, 06/11/2019

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower author's "literary horror" novel arrives in October You probably have fond memories of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, the 1999 coming-of-age novel where the teens can’t stop crying. Its soupy preciousness doesn’t quite hold up as an adult—of course, it was never for adults—but Chbo...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Read This: An interview with the author who could change how we view the Manson Family Nearly 50 years after the notorious Manson Family murders, the story and lore behind it all’s been unspooled. Or so we think. A new book coming out has the potential to change the way we view it, framing the Tate and LaBianca murders in a fascinating...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. “It is with profound sadness we share that, following a short illness, our adored mothe...
09:16, 08/06/2019

Mets hoping new reliever can author 2nd late-season revival Brad Brach shook off an ugly first half in Baltimore last season and pitched well down the stretch after being traded to the Braves. The Mets are looking for a similar turnaround from the right-hander who signed with them on Thursday after being rele...
04:16, 08/10/2019

Fighting with your partner about money? Take a look at your parents, says an author and marriage expert. Motortion Films/Shutterstock Belinda Luscombe is an Australian-born journalist and editor-at-large at TIME Magazine. The following is an excerpt from her latest book, Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together, which covers why staying t...
19:32, 06/17/2019

This Memphis 10-year-old is already an author and CEO. Now she's launching a shoe line Kinyah Braddock, the 10-year-old CEO of B Chill Lemonade, shares what it's like to be an elementary school student by day and businesswoman by night.        ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Dossier author Christopher Steele will be questioned by US investigators: report Former British spy Christopher Steele, the author of the anti-Trump dossier of salacious and unverified claims about the president’s ties to Russia, has agreed to be questioned by investigators from the United States, according to a report in Britain...
09:32, 06/04/2019

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
12:16, 06/19/2019

On torture and imprisonment in Turkey: author Asli Erdogan speaks For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflicted by torture....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Has a Lot to Say About His Books After the Big Finale Now that Game of Thrones’ series finale has come and gone, even more attention is being paid to author George R.R. Martin. He’s mostly been minding his own business and living his life while the rest of the world harangues him about the final two ent...
10:32, 05/21/2019

Could Dorothy Kilgallen mystery be solved through DNA evidence? Worth a try, author says An author who has investigated the mysterious death of newspaper columnist and TV star Dorothy Kilgallen has asked a judge to let him exhume her body for DNA evidence....
05:02, 08/11/2019

Tolkien gives the Hobbit author his own Shakespeare In Love, minus the laughs It takes approximately three minutes before the image of a ring is reflected, however faintly, in the eyes of J.R.R. Tolkien (Nicholas Hoult) in, yes, Tolkien, the biographical drama that threatens to do for the author of Lord Of The Rings what the s...
11:48, 05/06/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle washed up in Australia South Australian man and his son found the bottle, which was dropped from an ocean liner by 13-year-old boy Paul Gilmore in 1969A South Australian man is trying to find the British author of a message in a bottle he found off the SA coast, 50 years a...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant S...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Remembering Judith Kerr, the author of 'When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit' German-British author Judith Kerr, who wrote books such as "The Tiger Who Came to Tea," has died at the age of 95. DW's Susanne Spröer cherishes her memories of her meeting with her for the project "After the Escape."...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Mitch McConnell slammed by author Ta-Nehisi Coates over slavery reparations Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates took issue with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's stance on reparations in testimony to Congress Wednesday....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize LONDON (AP) — An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country confronting its slave-owning past and a complex modern world. Jokha Alhart...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Susan Sontag was true author of ex-husband's book, biography claims Sontag: Her Life says she wrote Freud: The Mind of the Moralist by Philip Rieff, whom she married at 17A new biography of Susan Sontag is set to claim that the American writer was the true author of her first husband Philip Rieff’s seminal work Freud...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Bestselling author scrubs Putin’s lies from book’s Russian edition A bestselling author came under fire Wednesday after the Russian edition of his book on disinformation and “fake news” scrapped all references to lies President Vladimir Putin has told. The Russian-language version of Israeli author Yuval...
18:16, 07/24/2019

Thriller author Dean Koontz signs five-book deal with Amazon Amazon announced today that it inked best-selling author Dean Koontz to a five-book deal. The agreement will also include a short story collection called Nameless that will be available for free to Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited customers on Novem...
09:32, 07/22/2019

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
21:48, 06/08/2019

Charles Manson murder secrets could be revealed by top Hollywood stars, says author TOP Hollywood stars could hold the key to unravelling the mysteries behind the vile Manson Family murders, 50 years on, according to the author of an explosive new book about the case....
14:16, 08/06/2019

Outrages author Naomi Wolf stands by view of Victorian poet At Hay festival, Wolf restated belief that John Addington Symonds was deeply affected by laws against homosexualityNaomi Wolf has said she “stands by” her latest book and denied that the presence of errors had undermined her wider argument, after his...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Author may lose book deal after shaming black transit worker An author and self-described “social media maven” is being dropped by a publishing house after she tweeted a photo of a black transit worker eating on a train in Washington, DC, and alerting the woman’s supervisors. Natasha Tynes, a social medi...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Author of GIGGED, Sarah Kessler, is sharing her thoughts on the gig economy – tune in now! We’re coming to you live from day two of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Next up is an interview with Sarah Kessler, the deputy editor of Quartz’s digital subscription magazine and the author of GIGGED. Kessler knows everything about ...
03:00, 05/10/2019

‘Hunger Games’ author relaunches franchise with ‘Dark Days’ prequel Suzanne Collins is still hungry. A decade after closing the book on her “Hunger Games” saga, the author is reviving her best-selling young adult franchise with a prequel set 64 years before the original action started. “With this book, I ...
09:48, 06/17/2019

Author petitions judge to let him exhume Dorothy Kilgallen’s body for DNA evidence Mark Shaw, who wrote “The Reporter Who Knew Too Much” and “Denial of Justice,” filed a petition in Westchester Supreme Court last week to disinter Kilgallen's body from the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne....
23:16, 08/10/2019

True crime author's claims to have interviewed serial killers contested Mind Games by Paul Harrison withdrawn from sale, after his accounts of interviews with Ted Bundy, Peter Sutcliffe and others were called into questionPublishers of a true crime book by an “experienced criminal profiler” have pulled his work from sale...
07:48, 07/16/2019

There and back again: Searching for insight in Tolkien and the author’s Oxford stomping grounds How do you translate the enduring popularity of Middle-earth to a film about the author who created it? That’s the question that plagues Tolkien, the new biopic of the life of J.R.R. Tolkien, writer of The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings. And it’s o...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Trump 'Dossier' Author Grilled By US Justice Department Watchdogs: Report Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump......
16:00, 07/09/2019

Jury sides with author Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school headmaster A jury backed novelist Nicholas Sparks and the school he founded, dismissing claims by the ex-headmaster that he was unjustly fired, then slandered.        ...
23:32, 08/21/2019

Trump 'dossier' author grilled by Justice Department watchdogs: sources Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump and Moscow, prompting the lawyers to extend their i...
08:00, 07/09/2019

How a move to Luxembourg sparked the plots of travel author Chris Pavone Author Chris Pavone has carved out a perfect niche for himself: Think of it as luxe travel meets danger and intrigue. The Post chatted with the author of “The Expats” and “The Travelers” about his newest book, “The Paris Diversion,” (Crown), out Tues...
09:48, 05/04/2019

Author Ruth Weiss: 'South Africa's revolution of change has not yet ended' After fleeing Nazi Germany, the 94-year-old journalist and author grew up in South Africa and dedicated her life to combating racism. Weiss tells DW about her upbringing and her thoughts on democracy in her country....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed...
11:00, 07/23/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Best-selling author Sherrilyn Kenyon drops lawsuit accusing her husband of poisoning her Author Sherrilyn Kenyon, who filed suit against her husband accusing him of orchestrating a scheme to poison her to death, has dismissed her case.        ...
14:16, 08/01/2019

Christian author says $240G worth of fake copies of her book sold on Amazon A female priest says Amazon sold $240,000 worth of counterfeit copies of her faith-based book -- before it was removed from the top bookselling site....
09:16, 07/11/2019

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was auth...
12:32, 08/16/2019

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they ha...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Why Christian author Rachel Held Evans touched so many people, in life and now in death On Saturday, Rachel Held Evans' husband announced her death. People used #BecauseofRHE to tell stories of how the Christian author inspired them.        ...
15:48, 05/05/2019

'Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent': leading writers on the great American author After the death of the great Nobel-prizewinning author, Ben Okri, Alice Walker, Elif Shafak and others offer their personal tributesToni Morrison didn’t begin writing late, but she published much later than most writers, after a career in publishing ...
16:16, 08/06/2019

John Steinbeck: US court hears appeal in case for control of author's estate The writer’s family has battled for control of the Nobel prizewinner’s classic works for decadesAnother chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by the author John Steinbeck.A three-judge ...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Author says losing book deal after shaming transit worker made her suicidal A Jordanian American author who lost her book deal after calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing a book publisher for $13.4 million in damages, alleging the company “permanently ruined” her reputation and made her suicidal...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was a ‘ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which were both adapted into films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from star...
08:16, 05/29/2019

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
14:00, 07/01/2019

Nicholas Sparks, author of 'The Notebook,' apologizes for alleged ban on LGBT club at his Christian school Romance writer Nicholas Sparks issued an apology on Monday for remarks he made in 2013 opposing the formation of an LGBT club at his Christian school....
06:48, 06/18/2019

Birth of Middle Earth: Tolkien biopic explores beloved author’s early years Enlarge (credit: YouTube/Fox Searchlight) Teasing out the myriad influences on any artist creating a timeless masterpiece is tricky business, but Finnish director Dome Karukoski does an admirable job of it in Tolkien, an evocative dramatization of ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Author of 'Gone Girl' slams attorney's claim linking Jennifer Dulos' disappearance to book The author of "Gone Girl" says that allegations connecting missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos to her book's main character — who concocts her disappearance to make it seem as though her husband murdered her — makes her sick....
05:48, 07/07/2019

Shameful: Salman Rushdie Used His Blurb For This Young Author’s Debut Novel To Advertise A Speedboat He’s Trying To Sell For a new author, getting a blurb on the cover of your debut novel from an established and well-respected writer can be an incredible honor that rockets your book to the top of the bestseller list. Unfortunately, it looks like one highly acclaimed au...
09:00, 07/12/2019

A financial expert and bestselling author says the best money advice he can give isn't a mystery or magic — it's just math Courtesy of Ramit Sethi Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich." Sethi believes anyone can learn to be good with money, and it starts with automating your cash flow. When you automatically fund your ...
14:32, 05/25/2019

A Low-Balled Author, a Star With No Salary and a "Successful Failure" at the Box Office: 25 Forrest Gump Facts It's hard to believe, but it's been 25 years since moviegoers first watched Forrest Gump sit down on that bus stop bench and utter a phrase that would go on to become one of the most......
06:33, 07/06/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin says outspoken fans won’t influence book ending "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin won’t let outspoken fans of the acclaimed HBO show dictate how he writes the book ending of his epic fantasy saga....
14:32, 07/15/2019

John Steinbeck lawsuit: Judges to hear appeal over control of author's classic works Another chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by author John Steinbeck.        ...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
00:16, 05/12/2019

Iceman author Sina Grace opens up about Marvel's lack of support for LGBTQ+ superheroes and books A few years back now, Marvel made a fairly major (at the time) revelation about one of its most prominent mutant characters, revealing in an issue of Brian Michael Bendis’ All New X-Men that Bobby Drake, a.k.a.. founding X-Men member Iceman, was gay....
23:48, 06/28/2019

New York Times Publishes Anti-Google Rant, Doesn't Mention the Author Is a Facebook Board Member The New York Times published an anti-Google screed by billionaire Peter Thiel last night but failed to mention a fun fact that readers might find relevant: Thiel sits on the board of Facebook, one of Google’s largest competitors.Read more......
10:48, 08/02/2019

Deontay Wilder on Saturday night's opponent: 'If he dies, he dies' Deontay Wilder is eager for Saturday's fight against Dominic Breazeale after the two had a post-fight altercation in February 2017.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Delicious cakes from 'The Power of Sprinkles' author Amirah Kassem Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos divorce finalized by judge Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from author MacKenzie Bezos has been finalized by a judge, leaving MacKenzie with a settlement worth $38 billion.       ...
05:00, 07/06/2019

'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.        ...
22:32, 06/08/2019

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
12:32, 06/18/2019

The Spanish Author Who Doesn’t Believe in Spanish Literature “Important as it is, the language in which you write is secondary,” says Javier Marías, whose new novel is “Berta Isla.” “I myself feel much closer to many foreign authors than to many of my compatriots.”...
02:32, 07/25/2019

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin says fans won't influence book ending George R.R. Martin says "Game of Thrones" fans won't influence how he ends his book series, even if the Internet can be difficult to ignore.        ...
22:32, 07/17/2019

'Silence of the Lambs' author Thomas Harris returns with new serial killer in 'Cari Mora' The creator of Hannibal Lecter has written a fiendish new serial killer who preys on women and harvests their organs in twisted thriller "Cari Mora."        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Miley Cyrus completely drags author of critical 'She Is Coming' review: '#DoYourResearch' "Ps thanks for putting buy/stream link at the end of your (expletive) article... I’m sure it was helpful for those who are as out of touch as you are," Miley Cyrus wrote.        ...
12:00, 06/04/2019

How PBS adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel 'Sanditon' introduces the author's first black character PBS's new drama "Sanditon," based on Jane Austen's unfinished novel, introduces Austen's first black character.        ...
23:48, 07/29/2019

Paule Marshall, author of 'Daughters,' 'Brown Girl, Brownstones,' dead at 90 Novelist Paule Marshall died Monday in Richmond, Virginia after suffering dementia in recent years, her son told The Associated Press.        ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Will 'Game of Thrones' books end like series? 'Yes and no,' says author George R.R. Martin Martin said that where "Game of Thrones" had to wrap the "Song of Ice and Fire" saga in six episodes, he will take 3,000 pages to do it himself.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert's 'City of Girls' is the perfect summer novel Elizabeth Gilbert sets this luscious love story in the New York City theater world of the 1940s, exploring female sexuality and fulfillment.        ...
10:16, 06/03/2019

Rosie O'Donnell deems interview with author of 'View' tell-all her 'biggest regret' Former co-host of "The View," Rosie O'Donnell, calls talking to "Ladies Who Punch" author Ramin Setoodeh her "biggest regret."        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Grumpy Cat dies at the age of seven Grumpy Cat, the adorably grouchy-looking meme machine kitty, has passed away. The family of the dearly departed cat said she suffered complications from a urinary tract infection. She died on Tuesday at the age of seven....
12:00, 05/17/2019

‘Grumpy Cat’ Dies At Age 7 Grumpy Cat Twitter (WCPO/LEX 18)– One of the Internet’s favorite stars has died. The owners of “Grumpy Cat” announced on social media Friday that she passed away May 14 from complications of a urinary tract infection. Grumpy...
03:48, 05/17/2019

|'Dallas'actorKenKercheval(83)dies Ken Kercheval, who played perennial punching bag Cliff Barnes to Larry Hagman’s scheming oil baron J.R. Ewing on the hit TV series Dallas, has died. He was 83....
10:00, 04/28/2019

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....
22:16, 07/02/2019

Pedestrian hit by car dies from his injuries TUCSON – A man who was hit by a car in March has died from his injuries, according to the Tucson Police Department. On March 11, Preston Jeffrey Wutzke, 37, was walking southbound on North Oracle Rd. north of River Rd., when he was hit by a sil...
21:32, 05/24/2019

|'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....
14:16, 07/24/2019

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....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I.M. Pei, died Wednesday, a spokesman at his New York architecture firm said. He was 102. Pei was perhaps best known for transforming the Louvre Museum in Paris by erecting a giant glass pyramid on the...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, P...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Former Kentucky, NFL QB Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a battle with cardiac and renal issues, his family confirmed to ESPN. He was 38....
14:16, 07/03/2019

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn A 28-year-old motorcyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a car in Brooklyn, police said. The crash occurred on Ocean Parkway just before 4 a.m. when the motorcyclist, heading south, tried to make a left turn on Beverley Road in Kensington an...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Maine boy, 6, dies after being hit by bus while biking: police Authorities in Maine have identified the first-grade student that was killed Wednesday after being run over by a school bus while riding his bicycle....
21:48, 05/02/2019

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....
09:48, 07/23/2019

Pet Sematary‘s Breakout Star Leo the Cat Dies Just weeks after his big screen debut, Leo, the Maine Coon crossbreed cat who played (spoiler alert) an undead feline named Church in the 2019 remake of the classic 1989 film Pet Sematary, has died unexpectedly. Leo was a shelter cat prior to his rol...
17:32, 05/30/2019

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....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Dies at 81 (JACKSON, Miss.) –– Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. He was 81. Cochran’s final chief of staff, Brad White, said Cochra...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono dies at age 66 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono has died in Singapore. She was 66. Singapore’s Foreign Ministry in a statement of condolences says Yudhoyono passed away on Saturday morning. She was the wife of IndonesiaR...
23:48, 05/31/2019

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....
11:00, 07/23/2019

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....
15:48, 07/08/2019

IM Pei, The Architect Behind Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 I.M. Pei, an American modernist architect regarded as one of the world's leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art's East Building, the glass......
19:32, 05/16/2019

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....
10:16, 05/26/2019

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....
10:16, 07/05/2019

Cyclist dies almost 4 months after being struck on I-19, Ajo Way TUCSON – A bicyclist died Wednesday from injuries sustained earlier this year in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 19 and Ajo Way. Tucson Police Department says 70-year-old David V. Ramirez died from injuries sustained on March 12 during the incid...
19:16, 07/05/2019

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....
16:48, 05/27/2019

Mom who was diagnosed with cancer same day she became a widow dies A 38-year-old Minnesota mother who was diagnosed with an inoperable cancer the same day her husband succumbed to his battle with ALS in 2017 has died, according to new reports. Tessie Sylvester of Minneapolis passed away on May 1 — two years af...
17:48, 05/17/2019

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 ...
19:00, 07/06/2019

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.”...
15:16, 07/25/2019

Popular YouTuber Etika Dies At 29 Today, police confirmed the death of Desmond “Etika” Amofah, a well-known gaming YouTuber, after discovering him in Manhattan’s East River yesterday evening. Amofah’s body was found two days after police recovered his belongings on the Manhattan Brid...
15:48, 06/25/2019

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died. She was 96. Park Han-shik, an official from the Kim Dae Jung Peac...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Longtime Kansas Rep. Jan Meyers dies at age 90 TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Longtime Rep. Jan Meyers, the first Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Kansas, has died. Meyers died Friday at the age of 90 at a nursing home where she was living. The cause of death was not announced. A native of Ne...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Baby dies after being left in hot car in Indianapolis Police in Indianapolis are looking into the death of a baby who was left in a hot car on Saturday, as temperatures in the midwest state reached 80 degrees....
11:48, 05/19/2019

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 daugh...
15:16, 08/07/2019

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....
06:16, 08/02/2019

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....
23:32, 05/16/2019

Director John Singleton dies at age 51 Director John Singleton, known for films including the Oscar-nominated hit "Boyz N the Hood" and "Poetic Justice," has died at age 51 in Los Angeles. He suffered a major stroke earlier this month. (April 29)        ...
18:32, 04/29/2019

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....
09:00, 06/11/2019

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....
15:16, 07/31/2019

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....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Elderly man dies after being shoved off Vegas bus Las Vegas police have released surveillance footage of a 74-year-old man with a walker being shoved off a public bus in hopes of locating witnesses. The man died a month later. A woman has been charged with murder. (May 15)     &...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Who Is To Blame When a Child Dies in the Backseat of a Car? A New York father was charged over the weekend with the deaths of his twin babies after leaving them for hours in a hot car. Juan Rodriguez told police that he drove to work Friday morning and forgot to drop off his pair of 1-year-olds at daycare. It...
17:16, 07/30/2019

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. ...
11:00, 07/04/2019

Another Hiker Dies Trying To Reach Into The Wild Bus Veramika Maikamava, a 24-year-old Belarusian woman, died on Thursday in Alaska when she was swept away while trying to cross a rain-swelled river while hiking to the bus where Chris McCandless starved to death in 1992....
09:48, 07/28/2019

“King” Kelly Coleman Dies At 80 (LEX 18)– Kentucky’s First Mr. Basketball died Sunday night at the age of 80. “King” Kelly Coleman was a standout for Wayland High School and is the all-time leading scorer in Kentucky High School Boys’ Basketball histor...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Jim Dunne, The Godfather Of Car Spy Photography, Dies At 87 These days it’s not at all uncommon to open up a car magazine or visit a car website and find a photo of some half-covered prototype long before a car company wanted you to see the thing. For that, you can thank Jim Dunne, the guy who might as well h...
12:32, 08/21/2019

1 man dies, another critical after Wisconsin triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Madison say one man died and another was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon. Fire Department officials say the first man was fo...
15:32, 06/09/2019

Motorcyclist dies in Harlem crash One person died in a Harlem motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The biker was traveling south on the Harlem River Drive near Exit 23 around 2:40 p.m. when he collided with the divider and was thrown from the motorcycle, officials s...
03:32, 08/11/2019

Longtime KU broadcaster Max Falkenstien dies at 95 Max Falkenstien, the affable and silver-tongued "Voice of the Jayhawks" who brought Kansas football and basketball into the homes of fans for six decades, died Monday       ...
20:16, 07/29/2019

Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro dies at 39 Ashley Massaro, who has an 18-year-old daughter, Alexa, competed in WWE from 2005-2008 after winning the Diva Search contest.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

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 tra...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Doris Day, screen queen of the '50s and '60s, dies at 97 Doris Day, the box-office queen and singing star whose wholesome, all-American image belied an often-turbulent personal life, has died, her foundation announced Monday....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Man dies after suffering seizure, attacked by his dog UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Police say a western Pennsylvania man died after he suffered a seizure and his dog bit his neck. WPXI-TV reports Homer Utterback’s girlfriend heard what sounded like something falling in their Uniontown home on Thursday. She fo...
04:16, 07/12/2019

Honduran migrant dies while in ICE custody A 30-year-old Honduran man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after getting sick at a Houston detention facility, the agency said Monday. Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive at the Houston Contract Detention Facilit...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilomete...
06:00, 06/18/2019

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....
10:48, 08/05/2019

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....
06:48, 08/09/2019

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...
14:00, 07/22/2019

New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident NEWARK, N.J. — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark police say 23-year-old Antonio Ortiz had burned his fingers and had internal injuries when he was pronounced dead at University Ho...
09:00, 06/03/2019

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....
11:00, 08/16/2019

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....
03:48, 07/09/2019

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....
12:32, 07/02/2019

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....
07:16, 06/14/2019

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....
06:48, 06/15/2019

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....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Hip-hop and funk producer Ras G dies aged 39 Afrofuturist producer was an influential figure on LA alternative hip-hop scene and co-founded the Brainfeeder collectiveHip-hop and funk producer Ras G, co-founder of the influential Brainfeeder collective, has died aged 39. No cause of death has be...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Unaccompanied minor dies in US custody An unaccompanied minor who was in the custody of the US Office of Refugee Resettlement has died, officials said. The 16-year-old boy died Tuesday at a Texas hospital where he'd been treated for several days in the intensive care unit, according to a ...
17:32, 05/01/2019

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        ...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Third family member dies after Queens blaze A Queens teen who had been clinging to life for days after a fire killed his mom and 7-year-old sister over the weekend has died, authorities said Thursday. Gilbert Diaz, 19, died Tuesday after spending several days in the hospital for severe burns f...
15:00, 07/25/2019

Mordillo, humorous Argentine illustrator, dies at 86 Argentine cartoonist Guillermo Mordillo, who inspired much laughter and reflection with his illustrations of round-nosed and plumpish characters, has died at the age of 86....
04:00, 07/02/2019

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....
18:00, 05/23/2019

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....
06:32, 06/29/2019

'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, ...
18:00, 07/03/2019

Vitthal Radadiya, Former Gujarat Lawmaker, Dies At 61 Vitthal Radadiya, one of Saurashtra's most prominent politicians and former Member of Parliament from Porbandar in Gujarat, died at his residence in Ahmedabad on Monday morning....
05:48, 07/29/2019

3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized        ...
16:48, 05/26/2019

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 spec...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Brooklyn cyclist, 14, dies three years after he was hit by driver A 14-year-old boy died on Monday due to complications from injuries he received 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 — succumbe...
13:32, 07/02/2019

Germany: Boy dies after being pushed in front of train An 8-year-old child has died after being pushed onto the tracks in front of an incoming train at one of Germany's busiest railway stations. Police have arrested a 40-year-old suspect....
08:16, 07/29/2019

Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Ex-Ford executive was a driving force behind the minivan, the K-car and the rebirth of Chrysler Lee Iacocca, best known for his work in developing the original Ford Mustang, has died at the age of 94.  Born in Pennsylvania in 1924, Iacocca studied p...
07:00, 07/03/2019

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....
19:00, 06/29/2019

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by a furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 2...
08:16, 07/03/2019

Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack. Authorities say shark warning signs were being posted in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died Saturday morning. The signs will remain in place unti...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Detective Who Fought For 9/11 Compensation Funding Dies At 53 NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea, who...
13:32, 06/29/2019

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.        ...
22:16, 06/29/2019

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 fro...
19:48, 05/25/2019

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.        ...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Woman Dies Trying To Reach "Into The Wild" Bus In Alaska A Belarusian woman who was trying to hike to an abandoned bus at the edge of Denali National Park in Alaska made famous in the book and movie "Into the Wild" died after being swept away in a river,......
23:32, 07/26/2019

Former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy Dies At 77 Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday. He was 77. He was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and was admitted to the......
22:48, 07/27/2019

Woman dies while trying to reach ‘Into the Wild’ bus in Alaska A Belarusian woman who was trying to hike to an abandoned bus at the edge of Denali National Park in Alaska made famous in the book and movie “Into the Wild” died after being swept away in a river, state troopers said on Friday....
22:16, 07/26/2019

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...
13:48, 06/30/2019

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....
19:16, 05/26/2019

September 11 first responder Luis Alvarez dies at age 53 Ex-New York City police detective had colorectal cancer he said was due to months spent in the rubble of the World Trade CenterLuis Alvarez, a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for proper support of the September 11t...
10:00, 06/29/2019

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer Saturday was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot...
09:16, 06/29/2019

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.       ...
07:48, 07/04/2019

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...
11:32, 07/05/2019

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 con...
05:00, 06/12/2019

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 effort...
09:00, 06/07/2019

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, o...
11:00, 06/14/2019

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....
20:48, 07/19/2019

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....
23:00, 06/14/2019

| 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....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Florida man hit by stranger during argument with wife dies A man has died after being punched in the face by a stranger who intervened in an argument he was having with his wife at a central Florida restaurant....
19:16, 06/06/2019

Woman Dies After Georgetown Road Crash LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman has died from her injuries after a three-car collision Wednesday. The crash happened on Georgetown Road in Fayette County around 12:50 p.m. The victim was transported to UK Medical Center where she was pronounce...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for operas, films and television, has died in Rome at the age of 96. Zeffirelli’s son Luciano said his father died at home at noon on Saturday...
05:48, 06/15/2019

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 fa...
16:16, 06/06/2019

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’...
07:00, 06/17/2019

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....
22:00, 06/05/2019

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....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Gopinath, Who Served 6 Decades As Journalist, Dies At 88 Veteran journalist Gopinath covered the first Indian general elections of 1951-52 and remained active till the recently-concluded 17th Lok Sabha elections, sharing his insights and observations....
09:32, 06/08/2019

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...
02:32, 06/14/2019

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....
01:16, 06/14/2019

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 o...
07:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. Runner Gabriele Grunewald Dies of Cancer at 32 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.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

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....
17:48, 06/10/2019

| 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....
18:16, 06/12/2019

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....
19:32, 07/16/2019

| 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....
20:00, 06/12/2019

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.        ...
22:32, 07/17/2019

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 south...
03:48, 06/10/2019

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 greas...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
12:48, 06/13/2019

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....
10:48, 07/15/2019

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...
13:00, 06/08/2019

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....
02:16, 07/11/2019

The Latest: FBI says man shot near Texas courthouse dies DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The FBI says a 22-year-old man who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthous...
11:32, 06/17/2019

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....
17:32, 06/17/2019

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
23:48, 07/02/2019

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...
21:32, 05/28/2019

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 t...
00:48, 07/08/2019

Judith Krantz, sex-and-shopping novelist, dies at 91 The bestselling author behind bonkbusters such as Scruples and Princess Daisy has died at her home in Los AngelesJudith Krantz, who chronicled the sex and shopping of the super-rich and super-beautiful in bestselling novels from Scruples to Princess ...
15:48, 06/24/2019

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.”...
20:00, 07/07/2019

Motorcyclist dies after slamming into car making U-turn A Queens motorcyclist was killed when he accidentally slammed into another car making a U-turn in Brooklyn, cops said. Andrew Vasapoli, 33, was driving his 2010 green Kawasaki motorcycle west on Flatlands Avenue, from East 94th Street to East 93rd St...
10:00, 06/25/2019

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....
01:48, 05/28/2019

Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69 Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems Singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.Redbone, known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, had reti...
12:32, 05/30/2019

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....
01:48, 05/28/2019

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....
21:16, 07/20/2019

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died at age 69 after battling Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement....
15:16, 05/27/2019

Bill Buckner, Forever Known For Error, Dies At 69 Former Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner is introduced prior to a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Boston, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making ...
15:00, 05/27/2019

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 H...
23:32, 05/28/2019

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....
06:00, 05/29/2019

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. H...
15:32, 07/08/2019

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...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Former Manhattan DA Robert M. Morgenthau dies at 99: report 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...
21:32, 07/21/2019

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. ...
17:16, 07/10/2019

Pioneering sailmaker Lowell North dies at 89. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lowell North, a pioneering sailmaker who won an Olympic gold medal and four world championships in the venerable Star Class, has died. He was 89. North suffered a stroke Saturday night and died late Sunday night at his home in Point ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

3rd South Carolina airman dies in as many weeks SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a South Carolina military installation say a third airman has died in as many weeks. Authorities at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter tell news outlets 30-year-old Senior Airman Aaron Hall died Saturday morni...
13:32, 06/03/2019

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....
06:00, 07/23/2019

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.        ...
16:00, 06/01/2019

Dave Bartholomew, co-wrote ‘Ain’t That a Shame,” dies at 100 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n’ roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame,” ”I’m Walkin,'” and “Let the...
11:32, 06/23/2019

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....
15:48, 05/30/2019

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....
13:16, 06/11/2019

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....
10:32, 05/30/2019

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....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Edmund Morris, known for his biography of Reagan, dies at 78 DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Presidential biographer Edmund Morris, best known for writing a book about the life of Ronald Reagan in 1999, has died. He was 78. Morris’ wife, Sylvia Jukes Morris, confirmed his death to The Associated Press on Monday, s...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Guatemalan child dies in US custody — the fifth since December A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died while in US custody in South Texas on Monday -becoming the fifth migrant child to die since December, Customs and Border Protection said in a statement....
13:32, 05/20/2019

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....
12:32, 05/17/2019

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."        ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

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 Saf...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has di...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Our Chewbacca Has Passed: Peter Mayhew Dies at Age 74 Peter Mayhew, the kind-hearted, lovable actor who brought Star Wars’ Chewbacca to life for almost 40 years, died this week at the age of 74.Read more......
17:16, 05/02/2019

CBO founding director Alice Rivlin dies Alice Rivlin, the founding director of the Congressional Budget Office, has died. She was 88 years old.Rivlin was appointed to CBO in 1975 and holds the record for the longest tenure in that post, until 1983. She was most recently a senior fellow at ...
13:32, 05/14/2019

Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7 MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet, has died at age 7. Her owners wrote on social media Friday that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and “passed away p...
08:00, 05/17/2019

3-year-old dies in car fire. Police say dad set blaze The car fire that killed a 3-year-old girl in New York City on Sunday night is believed to have been set by the toddler's father, according to a law enforcement source....
18:32, 05/07/2019

Indian Mountaineer Dies In Nepal, Third In As Many Days An Indian climber has died in Nepal while descending the summit of Mount Makalu during an expedition to the world's fifth highest mountain, an official said Friday, days after two mountaineers from......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Louisville athletics administrator Jim McGhee dies at 73 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jim McGhee, who worked with Louisville athletics since 1977, including the last 24 as assistant director for varsity sports and student life, has died. He was 73. The school announced in a release that McGhee’s visitation...
17:48, 05/08/2019

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....
23:16, 08/08/2019

Comment of the Day: If a Dodge Journey Dies, Don't Let It Take You Along Edition My dear friends and colleagues Jason Torchinsky and David Tracy made a (misguided) attempt to redeem the Dodge Journey today. The comments to that story are fun, but I found some realtalk too....
16:48, 05/17/2019

H. Johannes Witteveen, 97, Dies; Steered I.M.F. Through Turbulent Era As its managing director, he inherited a dispirited International Monetary Fund in 1973 but revived it, in part by tapping into a surge of oil wealth....
11:48, 04/30/2019

4-year-old dies after finding gun from dad, a state trooper TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the 4-year-old son of an Ohio state trooper found his father’s gun and accidentally shot and killed himself. A coroner ruled Monday that all evidence points to the boy shooting himself after finding an unsecu...
17:16, 05/13/2019

'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....
02:00, 08/17/2019

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....
10:48, 08/01/2019

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....
13:16, 08/06/2019

Horse dies on racecourse day before Preakness Stakes Three-year-old filly Congrats Girl collapses at Pimlico courseBaltimore course hosts second leg of Triple Crown on SaturdayA filly collapsed and died while running at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Friday, the day before the track hosts the seco...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Woman dies after collapsing during snorkeling trip KEY WEST, Fla. — Authorities say a woman is dead after collapsing during a snorkeling trip in the Florida Keys. A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office news release says 70-year-old Linda Gay Adams was pronounced dead at a hospital Saturday. Officials...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Filly dies on track at Pimlico the day before Preakness Congrats Gal, a 3-year-old filly, died Friday while running at Pimlico Race Course, which will host the Preakness on Saturday.        ...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died.H...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
21:16, 05/16/2019

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......
12:48, 08/10/2019

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....
10:16, 08/04/2019

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 Crich...
22:32, 08/14/2019

Australian DJ known as Adam Sky dies on Bali island JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Australian DJ popular on the Asian club circuit has died at a resort complex on the Indonesian island of Bali. Adam Neat’s official social media pages carried a statement confirming his death, saying he died while t...
06:16, 05/06/2019

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....
20:00, 08/13/2019

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 Hu...
22:32, 08/14/2019

Man dies in Long Island hit-and-run crash: cops A man died in Suffolk County after being hit by two cars — one of which took off after the crash, police said Sunday. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing Herkimer Street at the intersection of Carlton Street in Mastic...
10:16, 05/05/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
06:32, 05/16/2019

Mercer County Student Dies In Crash MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Mercer County High School senior was killed and another student was injured Saturday morning in a crash in Madison County. Coroner’s officials say 18-year-old Marcus Lewis II died in the wreck. A news relea...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Elderly man dies after woman pushed him off Las Vegas bus LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — “Be nicer to passengers” – Police say it’s the last thing a 74-year-old man told the person who pushed him off a bus. The man later died, and now a suspect has been arrested. Trevor Taylor tried to hold back...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border A two-year-old boy from Guatemala has died after being detained with his mother while crossing the border from Mexico into Texas, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday. The boy was hospitalized in Texas for weeks before his death, Guatemalan consulate offic...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Officials: Woman, 76, dies after emergency during race KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 76-year-old woman has died after having a medical emergency while running a race in southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports the woman was participating in the 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) race of the Bo...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Ken Kercheval, J.R. Ewing’s Nemesis on ‘Dallas,’ Dies at 83 Mr. Kercheval’s Cliff Barnes, an oil tycoon, battled the machinations of Larry Hagman’s J.R. for the entire long run of the CBS prime-time soap opera....
09:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
17:48, 08/03/2019

World War II vet, 95, dies during ‘Honor Flight’ trip SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 95-year-old former soldier died aboard a so-called Honor Flight carrying World War II veterans home to San Diego after an all-expenses-paid weekend trip to Washington, D.C. The Union-Tribune reports Frank Manchel collapsed about an...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Longtime married couple dies within minutes of each other ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Family members say a Pennsylvania couple that had been married for almost 45 years passed away within minutes of each other. Clair “Cos” Vance had made daily visits to a care center where his 70-year-old wife, Jeanne, liv...
05:32, 05/03/2019

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the U.S., has died at age 102. His death w...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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....
18:32, 05/15/2019

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.       ...
21:16, 08/03/2019

California death row inmate dies of natural causes SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was sent to California’s death row for killing and mutilating a 5-month-old girl has died of natural causes. State corrections officials say 56-year-old Brett Pensinger died Thursday night at...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Migrant child dies in US custody; 4th since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have died after being detained by the Border Patrol since December....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Former ABC News economics editor Dan Cordtz 92, dies ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dan Cordtz, a former economics editor and correspondent and for ABC News, died Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from cancer, said daughter Kay Cordtz. He was 92. Cordtz worked for The Wall Street Journal and other publica...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region. The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the groups behind nationwide protests that drove President Omar al...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Hollywood legend Doris Day dies aged 97 Doris Day, the renowned Hollywood actress and singer, has died at her California home aged 97. Known for her singing and many film roles in the 1950s and 60s, Day is also remembered for her animal welfare work....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg dies at 98 BRUSSELS - Luxembourg's Grand Duke Jean, who oversaw the transformation of the Grand Duchy into an international financial center before abdicating and handing over to his son, has died at the age of 98....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Fay McKenzie Dies at 101, Almost the Length of Her Screen Career Five 1940s movies with Gene Autry were high points of her century-spanning run, which began in silent films as an infant. She shot her last role last year....
11:48, 04/28/2019

'Power Rangers' actor Pua Magasiva dies at 38 Actor Pua Magasiva has died at the age of 38, according to his production company. He was most well-known for his role as the Red Ranger in the 2003 television show "Power Rangers Ninja Storm." The Samoan-born New Zealand actor was found dead in a We...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65 Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, and an older brother of legendary hitmaker Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, has died. He was 65....
20:16, 05/20/2019

Legendary Singer and Actor Doris Day Dies at 97 (LOS ANGELES) — Doris Day, the honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and ’60s and among the most popular screen actresses in history, has died. She was 97. T...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Skydiver dies after his parachute becomes tangled in upstate NY A skydiver in upstate New York died in a freak accident Saturday when his parachute became tangled during his descent, police said. Richard Cordaro, 68, who had over 45 years of skydiving experience, plummeted into a cornfield in the town of Perry af...
22:48, 07/29/2019

Baby dies after being left near California dumpster FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two newborn babies have been found abandoned near a Northern California dumpster and one has died. The infants are believed to be twins. Police say they were found Tuesday afternoon on a road in Fairfield, nor...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Teenage Boy Dies In US Border Patrol Custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in US Border Patrol custody in Texas, US officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the US-Mexico border since......
21:00, 05/20/2019

Luxembourg's Grand Duke Jean dies at 98 Luxembourg's Grand Duke Jean, who oversaw the transformation of the Grand Duchy into an international financial center, has died at the age of 98, the Duke's son Henri said in a statement on Tuesday....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Boxing legend Harold Lederman dies at age 79 Harold Lederman, the beloved unofficial boxing judge for HBO, died on Saturday following a long battle with cancer. He was 79. His daughter Julie, a well-respected boxing judge in her own right, confirmed his passing on Facebook. “Today, I lost my he...
18:48, 05/11/2019