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  • Joe Paterno called a 'great man' by successor Bill O'Brien

     
    Just a few hours before the New England Patriots were scheduled to play the Baltimore Ravens for the AFC championship and a spot in the Super Bowl, the team's public relations staff released a statement from offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien......
  • Joe Paterno died as his lung cancer spread; his family releases statement

     
    Joe Paterno died because the cancer in his lungs was spreading, hospital officials confirmed Sunday. In a statement, Mount Nittany Medical Center said the former Penn State football coach died of “metastatic small cell carcinoma of the lung.”...
  • Joe Paterno remembered at Penn State-Indiana basketball game

     
    Members of the Penn State men's basketball team learned of Joe Paterno's death Sunday morning while on a bus heading to Assembly Hall for a Big Ten Conference game against Indiana in Bloomington, Ind. Paterno, 85, Penn State's former football......
  • It's a miracle! Bird mourned for Kim Jong Il in Berlin

     
    North Korean media report a miraculous act of mourning for deceased leader Kim Jong Il by a bird in Berlin. A fruit tree also miraculously blooms there in winter in his honor....
  • From Adele to R. Kelly, Etta James' influence is everlasting

     
    Etta James was one of the most emotive -- and influential -- singers around. Current R&B superstar Adele says Etta James has been the biggest musical influence on her career....
  • Etta James: Beyonce, Roseanne Barr, more celebs note her passing

     
    Etta James dead at 73: Etta James "was fearless, and had guts," Beyonce remembered Friday on her website. Beyonce was far from the only celebrity expressing condolences over the passing of Etta James, with Roseanne Barr getting a bit cranky over Beyonce's...
  • Eiko Ishioka, designer for 'Spider-Man' and Cirque, dies at 73

     
    Eiko Ishioka, the celebrated Japanese designer, has died at age 73. Her work included Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai" and the movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula," for which she won an Oscar....
  • Actor James Farentino dies at 73

     
    James Farentino, a stage, film and television actor who starred in "The Bold Ones: The Lawyers" TV series, died Tuesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a lengthy illness, family spokesman Bob Palmer said...
  • Robert Hegyes, Juan Epstein of 'Welcome Back, Kotter,' dies at 60

     
    Robert Hegyes, an actor whose character, Juan Epstein, was one of the Sweathogs on the 1970s TV sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," died Thursday of an apparent heart attack in New Jersey. He was 60....
  • Ill Dodgers fan befriended by Matt Kemp dies

    Ill Dodgers fan befriended by Matt Kemp dies
    Even the warmest of stories can have the saddest of endings, and so it is with Joshua Jones, the fatally ill young fan befriended so memorably by Matt Kemp last May. Jones is the 19-year-old Dodgers fan Kemp gave his cap, jersey and cleats to after...
  • American bicycle racer Amy Dombroski dies after training accident

    American bicycle racer Amy Dombroski dies after training accident
    American cyclist Amy Dombroski died Thursday after being hit by a truck while training in Belgium, the cyclo-cross team Telenet-Fidea has reported. The 26-year-old native of Jericho, Vt., who became part of the Boulder, Colo., cycling community, has...