Noel Neill


Noel Neill, the actress known best as Lois Lane in “Superman” film serials and on TV, died July 3, 2016. She was 95. Neill first played the intrepid reporter in the film serial...

Muhammed Ali


Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxing champion named Sportsman of the Century by Sports Illustrated magazine, died June 3, 2016. He was 74. Born Cassius Clay Jan. 17, 1942, he began boxing as a...

Prince Nelson


Prince Rogers Nelson, the musical superstar known better simply as Prince, died April 21. He was 57. One of the best-selling musicians of all time, a singer, songwriter, and...

Robert "Rob" Ford


TORONTO - Rob Ford ­­— the most bombastic, unconventional and tough-talking politician in Toronto — is dead. The former mayor died Tuesday at the age of 46. Ford is...

Harper Lee


Harper Lee, whose first novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” about racial injustice in a small Alabama town, sold more than 40 million copies and became one of the most beloved and most...

Alan Rickman


British actor Alan Rickman, whose career ranged from Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company to the Harry Potter films, has died. He was 69. His sonorous, languid voice was his calling card -...

David Bowie


Until the last, David Bowie, who has died of cancer, was still capable of springing surprises. His latest album, Blackstar, appeared on his 69th birthday on 8 January, and showed that his...

Christopher Lee


Despite playing an astonishing variety of roles, Sir Christopher Lee was never quite able to escape the legacy of Count Dracula. His career spanned seven decades, and he was still appearing on...

Minnie Minoso


CHICAGO (AP) — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his...

Leonard Nimoy


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction genre, he also left his mark on science itself. Seth Shostak, who researches the...
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