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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.

Tony-Winner Sammy Williams from 'A Chorus Line' Dies at 69

Tony-Winner Sammy Williams from 'A Chorus Line' Dies at 69

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 22
Sammy Williams, who won a Tony Award in the original Broadway production of "A Chorus Line," has died. He was 69.

Hacker Who Turned in Chelsea Manning to FBI Dead at Age 37

Hacker Who Turned in Chelsea Manning to FBI Dead at Age 37

Mar 18
Authorities in Kansas have confirmed the death of the computer hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning to law enforcement for giving thousands of documents to WikiLeaks.

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies

By Alan Fram? | Mar 17
Veteran U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, a Kentucky blacksmith's daughter who went on to chair one of Congress' most important committees, died Friday at a Washington hospital where she was being treated after falling in her home, her top aide said. She was 88

Stephen Hawking, Tourist of the Universe, Dead at 76

Stephen Hawking, Tourist of the Universe, Dead at 76

By Raphael Satter | Mar 14
By the time he died Wednesday at 76, Stephen Hawking was among the most recognizable faces in science, on par with Albert Einstein.

Founder and Editor of Kansas LGBTQ Newspaper Dies

Founder and Editor of Kansas LGBTQ Newspaper Dies

Mar 13
The founder and editor of the Liberty Press, a Kansas-based LGBTQ newspaper with the motto, "We were gay before it was cool," has died.

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