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Tom Wolfe, Pioneering 'New Journalist,' Dead at 88

Tom Wolfe, Pioneering 'New Journalist,' Dead at 88

By Hillel Italie | May 15
Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of "New Journalism," has died. He was 88.

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the 'Superman' Franchise, Dies

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the 'Superman' Franchise, Dies

May 14
Margot Kidder, who starred as Lois Lane in the "Superman" film franchise of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died.

'Golden Girls,' 'Soap' Producer Paul Junger Witt Dies at 77

'Golden Girls,' 'Soap' Producer Paul Junger Witt Dies at 77

By Lynn Elber | Apr 28
Paul Junger Witt, the prolific TV producer behind "The Golden Girls," ''The Partridge Family" and "Soap," died Friday, a spokeswoman said. He was 77.

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me From 'Austin Powers' Films, has Died

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me From 'Austin Powers' Films, has Died

By Andrew Dalton | Apr 21
Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil's small, silent sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, has died. He was 49.

Swedish DJ-Producer Avicii Found Dead

Swedish DJ-Producer Avicii Found Dead

By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 20
The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at Age 92

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at Age 92

By Michael Graczyk | Apr 17
Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday. She was 92.

Highly Regarded Poet J.D. McClatchy has Died at Age 72

Highly Regarded Poet J.D. McClatchy has Died at Age 72

By Hillel Italie | Apr 11
J.D. McClatchy, a revered and versatile man of letters praised as a poet, librettist, educator, editor and translator, died Tuesday night at his home in Manhattan. He was 72.

Hundreds Line Cambridge Streets to Honor Stephen Hawking

Hundreds Line Cambridge Streets to Honor Stephen Hawking

By Gregory Katz | Mar 31
Hundreds of people lined the streets of the English city of Cambridge on Saturday, breaking into applause as the hearse carrying the remains of famed British scientist Stephen Hawking arrived at the church.

Stephen Reinhardt, Liberal Circuit Court Judge, Dies at 87

Stephen Reinhardt, Liberal Circuit Court Judge, Dies at 87

Mar 30
Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a liberal stalwart on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for nearly four decades, died Thursday in Southern California. He was 87.

TV Personality Known for Playing Bozo the Clown Dies at 89

TV Personality Known for Playing Bozo the Clown Dies at 89

Mar 23
Longtime Boston television personality and entertainer Frank Avruch, who was the star of the popular children's TV program "Bozo the Clown," has died. He was 89.

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