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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) - The Rev. D. James Kennedy, a pioneering megachurch pastor who became one of the U.S.'s most prominent Christian broadcasters and a key figure in the rise of the religious right, died Wednesday, a church spokesman said. He was 76. Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church spokesman John Aman said Kennedy died at about 2:15 a.m. at his home in Fort Lauderdale. He had suffered a heart attack in December and announced his retirement last month. Kennedy took the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dorothy Height, who as longtime president of the National Council of Negro Women was the leading female voice of the 1960s civil rights movement, died Tuesday. She was 98. Height, who continued actively speaking out into her 90s, had been at Howard University Hospital for some time. The hospital said in a statement she died of natural causes. As a teenager, Height marched in New York's Times Square shouting, "Stop the lynching." In the 1950s and 1960s, she was the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated figures, was found dead Sunday in his apartment with what law enforcement officials said was a syringe in his arm. He was 46. The two officials told The Associated Press that glassine envelopes containing what was believed to be heroin were also found with the...
Joey Chan Obituary (nytimes)

1935 - 2012 Mr. Joey C. Chan, 76 of Morris...

Lee Archer Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee...

Ed Koch Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Mayor Ed Koch, the...

Sherwood Schwartz Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sherwood Schwartz,...

Judge Shirley Tolentino Obituary (jerseyjournal)

Judge Shirley A. Tolentino, 67, of Jersey City,...

Sheila Lukins Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Sheila Lukins, the store owner...

Darryl Bronson Obituary (chicagosuntimes)

Bronson, Darryl Darryl M. Bronson MD, MPH age...

Steven Brin Obituary (Providence)

BRIN, DR. STEVEN CHARLES Passed away on Sunday,...