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Barbra Streisand, Lea Salonga, more mourn Stephen Sondheim

Nov. 26, 2021 20:29 PM EST

Tributes quickly flooded social media following the death of Stephen Sondheim as performers and writers alike saluted a giant of the theater: “Rest In Peace, Stephen Sondheim, and thank you for your vast contributions to musical theater. We shall be singing your songs...

Stephen Sondheim, groundbreaking composer who won 6 Tony awards and reshaped musicals, dies at 91, according to report

Nov. 26, 2021 18:01 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Sondheim, groundbreaking composer who won 6 Tony awards and reshaped musicals, dies at 91, according to report.

Billy Hinsche, longtime Beach Boys collaborator, dead at 70

Nov. 21, 2021 17:15 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Billy Hinsche, a singer-songwriter and musician in a 1960s pop band with Dino Martin Jr. and Desi Arnaz Jr. who later recorded and toured for decades with The Beach Boys, has died, according to friends and former associates. He was 70. Hinsche died...

Zahedi, playboy Iran ambassador to US under shah, dies at 93

Nov. 18, 2021 12:18 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ardeshir Zahedi, Iran's flamboyant ambassador to the United States during the rule of the shah who charmed both Hollywood stars and politicians with his lavish parties until the 1979 Islamic Revolution, died on Thursday, Iranian state media reported. He...

John Artis, co-defendant of 'Hurricane' Carter, dies at 75

Nov. 13, 2021 20:12 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — John Artis, who was wrongly convicted with boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in a triple murder case made famous in a 1975 song by Bob Dylan and a 1999 film staring Denzel Washington, has died. He was 75. Artis died on Nov. 7 of a gastric aneurysm...

Beloved 'Dolphin Tale' star Winter died of twisted intestine

Nov. 13, 2021 15:45 PM EST

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Florida's most famous dolphin Winter, beloved by fans around the world and star of the movie “Dolphin Tale,” died of twisted intestines, according to necropsy results released by the aquarium Saturday. The dolphin's intestines were in an area...

Jerry Douglas, 'Young and the Restless' star, dead at 88

Nov. 11, 2021 16:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Douglas, who played handsome family patriarch John Abbott on “The Young and the Restless” for over 30 years, has died. Douglas died Tuesday after a brief illness, just three days before his 89th birthday, according to a family spokesman. ...

Man to plead guilty in rapper Mac Miller’s drug death

Nov. 10, 2021 20:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Arizona man accused of supplying the dealer who sold Mac Miller the drugs that killed the rapper has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge, prosecutors said Wednesday. Ryan Michael Reavis, 38, will admit to a single count of distribution of...

'A mass loss of control': Answers sought in Houston concert

Nov. 08, 2021 22:15 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — When rapper Travis Scott's sold-out concert in Houston became a deadly scene of panic and danger in the surging crowd, Edgar Acosta began worrying about his son, who wasn't answering his phone. He called hospitals and police, who told him his son was not...

Aspiring border agent, dancer, engineer among concert dead

Nov. 07, 2021 20:25 PM EST

A teen who loved dancing. An aspiring Border Patrol agent. A computer science student. An engineering student working on a medical device to help his ailing mother. And his friend and high school football teammate. Clearer pictures began to emerge Sunday of some of the...