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Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Apr. 21, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation." Addressing former presidents, ambassadors and hundreds of other mourners inside the nation's largest Episcopal church on Saturday, historian Jon Meacham recalled Barbara Bush's quick wit that made her so popular. He also spoke of...

The Latest: Nile Rodgers mourns Avicii, talks DJ's drinking

Apr. 20, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of electronic dance DJ and producer Avicii, who died Friday in Oman at age 28 (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Music producer Nile Rodgers is expressing sorrow at the death of DJ star Avicii (ah-VEE'-chee), with whom he developed a close friendship during their...

AP PHOTOS: Prince file shows extravagant but isolated life

Apr. 20, 2018 6:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The end of a two-year investigation into Prince's 2016 drug overdose death was the trigger to release materials compiled by sheriff's detectives, ranging from hundreds of pages of interviews, search warrants and reports to more than 1,000 photos and videos. The images offered a glimpse...

Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

Apr. 20, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was found dead...

Rep: EDM star Avicii has died in Muscat, Oman at age 28.

Apr. 20, 2018 1:25 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Rep: EDM star Avicii has died in Muscat, Oman at age 28. .

Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs

Apr. 20, 2018 1:42 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Playing basketball seemed trivial to the Spurs following the death of Erin Popovich. They competed as best they could Thursday night. It just wasn't enough against Golden State, again. Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 for...

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

Apr. 20, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news. Such is the regard that so many, from so many walks of life, have for San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, whose 67-year-old wife,...

Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failed

Apr. 19, 2018 11:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some of Prince's closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help as they realized he had an opioid addiction — yet none were able to give investigators the insight they needed to determine where the musician...

The Latest: Doctor said Prince 'doesn't look really well'

Apr. 19, 2018 7:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Prince's death (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A doctor who treated Prince told the musician's bodyguard about two weeks before his death that he "just doesn't look really well." The investigative file released Thursday includes text messages between...

Eccentric German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg dies aged 90

Apr. 19, 2018 9:43 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg, best known for his large, colorful paintings and distinctive personal appearance, has died. He was 90. The ministry of culture for Hesse state says Weinberg died Wednesday in Frankfurt. In a statement Thursday, Hesse's Culture Minister Boris Rhein said...