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Alan White, longtime drummer for prog rock's Yes, dead at 72

May. 26, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alan White, the longtime drummer for progressive rock pioneers Yes who also played on projects with John Lennon and George Harrison, has died. He was 72. White’s death was announced on his Facebook page by his family. The post said he died at his Seattle-area home...

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies

May. 26, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

Ray Liotta, the blue-eyed actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67. Liotta's publicist, Jen Allen, said he was in the Dominican Republic shooting a new movie and didn't...

Amber Heard ends testimony asking Depp to 'leave me alone'

May. 26, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard told jurors Thursday that a harassment campaign waged against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp has left her humiliated and scared for her life from multiple death threats, and said she just wants “Johnny to leave me alone.” Heard was the final...

'Goodfellas' co-stars, many others pay tribute to Ray Liotta

May. 26, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Reactions to the death of “Goodfellas” star Ray Liotta: "I am utterly shattered to hear this terrible news about my Ray. I can be anywhere in the world & people will come up & tell me their favorite movie is Goodfellas. Then they always ask what was the best part of...

Actor Ray Liotta has died in the Dominican Republic: source

May. 26, 2022 13:12 PM EDT
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Actor Ray Liotta has died in the Dominican Republic: source.

Slain cyclist Moriah Wilson, 25, 'exceptional in every way'

May. 24, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

Moriah Wilson had shifted gears a number of times in her 25 years of life, but no matter her focus — collegiate ski racing, a career in logistics and, most recently, professional mountain bike and gravel racing — those who knew her described her as “exceptional in every way.” ...

Creator of 'Star Wars' X-wing and Death Star dies at 90

May. 22, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

Colin Cantwell, the man who designed the spacecraft in the “Star Wars” films, has died. He was 90. The Hollywood Reporter reported Sunday that Sierra Dall, Cantwell's partner, confirmed that he died at his home in Colorado on Saturday. Cantwell designed the...

Maggie Peterson, famous for 'The 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies

May. 16, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

Maggie Peterson, whose character on “The Andy Griffith Show” developed a memorable infatuation with Mayberry sheriff Andy Taylor, has died, her family said Monday. She was 81. A post to her Facebook page said Peterson died in her sleep on Sunday with her family present. According...

Naomi Judd celebrated at 'River of Time' memorial service

May. 15, 2022 21:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd was celebrated with words and soaring music at a public memorial service Sunday that ended with her daughter Wynonna announcing that a tour planned for later this year would go on. “Tonight is a celebration, and at the same time I can't put...

Geena Davis memoir 'Dying of Politeness' comes out in fall

May. 10, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar winner Geena Davis has a memoir coming out this fall, titled “Dying of Politeness,” and described by the actor as her “journey to badassery.” HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Tuesday that the book will be published Oct. 11....