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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Edwards, who closely advised her husband in two bids for the presidency and advocated for health care even as her own health and marriage publicly crumbled, died Tuesday after a six-year struggle with cancer. She was 61. She died at her North Carolina home surrounded by her three children, siblings, friends and her estranged husband, John, the family said. "Today we have lost the comfort of Elizabeth's presence but, she remains the heart of this...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the year-end countdown from Times Square on "New Year's Rockin' Eve," has died. He was 82. Spokesman Paul Shefrin said Clark had a heart attack Wednesday morning at Saint John's hospital in Santa Monica, a day after he was admitted for an outpatient...
NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune. "I'm not modest," she told The Associated Press in 2013. "I have no modesty. Modesty is a learned behavior. But I do pray for humility, because humility comes from the inside out." Inspirational Lives: View photos of Maya Angelou and others Her story awed millions. The young single mother who performed at strip clubs to earn a living later danced and sang on stages around the world. A...
Molly Ivins Obituary (AP News)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Witty best-selling author...

Stan Berenstain Obituary (AP News)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Stan Berenstain, who with his...

Buck Owens Obituary (AP News)

'Hee Haw' Co-Host Buck Owens, 76, Dies By...

E. Harris Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - E. Lynn Harris, a pioneer of...

Anthony Bourdain Obituary (AP News)

PARIS (AP) — American TV celebrity and food...

Roger Ebert Obituary (AP News)

CHICAGO (AP) - Roger Ebert, the nation's...

Gwen Ifill Obituary (AP News)

Gwen Ifill, a veteran newspaper and television...

Wayne Dyer Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wayne W. Dyer, who became the...

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