Sunday, June 15, 2014
Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary dame in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday honors list released Friday, as Britain paid tribute to the Hollywood star for her efforts to combat warzone rape.
Jimmy Scott, a jazzman with an ethereal man-child voice who found success late in life with the Grammy-nominated “All the Way,” has died. He was 88.
Richard Rockefeller, great-grandson of U.S. oil tycoon and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, died Friday in a plane crash in New York. He was 65.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Eric Hill, whose effort to entertain his young son with a simple drawing of a mischievous dog named Spot blossomed into a popular series of children's books that have sold more than 60 million copies, has died at his home in central California. He was 86.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Martha Hyer, an Oscar-nominated actress who starred alongside the likes of Frank Sinatra and Humphrey Bogart, and later gained notoriety for her extravagant lifestyle, has died.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
South Korean actress Ha Ji-won gave Taiwanese fans a thrill as she fired off two shots with a bow and arrow on stage in Taipei.
Rik Mayall, one of a generation of performers that injected post-punk energy into British comedy, has died. He was 56.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.
Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left the actor-comedian and two others critically injured and another man dead.
Monday, June 9, 2014