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Popular S. Korean Boy Band Member Dies in Possible Suicide

Popular S. Korean Boy Band Member Dies in Possible Suicide

Dec 18
The lead singer of popular South Korean boy band SHINee died on Monday, police said, in a possible suicide.

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dies Suddenly at 65

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dies Suddenly at 65

Dec 12
Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in the city that brought with it sky-high housing prices, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65.

Vera Katz, Who Helped Turn Portland into Hipster Haven, Dies

Vera Katz, Who Helped Turn Portland into Hipster Haven, Dies

By Gillian Flaccus | Dec 12
Vera Katz, a Jewish refugee who was elected to three terms as Portland's mayor and helped transform it from a sleepy backwater into a trendy city known for its public transit, eco-conscious design and live-work architecture style, died Monday. She was 84.

Celebrating Activist & Award-Winning Filmmaker JD DiSalvatore

Celebrating Activist & Award-Winning Filmmaker JD DiSalvatore

Dec 1
On Sunday, December 3, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theater, the community will celebrate and commemorate the life of activist and award-winning filmmaker JD DiSalvatore.

Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' Dies at 87

Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' Dies at 87

By Audrey McAvoy | Nov 30
Jim Nabors, the shy Alabaman whose down-home comedy made him a TV star as Gomer Pyle and whose surprisingly operatic voice kept him a favorite in Las Vegas and other showplaces, died Thursday. He was 87.

Rance Howard, Actor Dad of Director Ron Howard, Dies at 89

Rance Howard, Actor Dad of Director Ron Howard, Dies at 89

By Michael Balsamo | Nov 27
Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. He was 89.

Teen Idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Star, Dies at 67

Teen Idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Star, Dies at 67

By Hillel Italie | Nov 22
David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died at age 67.

Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' Dies at 86

Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' Dies at 86

Nov 20
Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86.

Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

By John Rogers | Nov 20
In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages

Ann Wedgeworth, Known for 'Three's Company,' 'Steel Magnolias' dies at 83

Ann Wedgeworth, Known for 'Three's Company,' 'Steel Magnolias' dies at 83

Nov 19
Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83.

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