Family members say longtime CBS News correspondent Robert Pierpoint — who covered the Korean War, the Kennedy assassination and several presidential administrations — has died in California.
Apple reports former co-founder, chairman, and CEO Steve Jobs is dead.
Autopsy results released Friday reveal that “Grease” and “Taxi” star Jeff Conaway’s death in May was accidental and caused by several medical conditions, including coronary artery disease and pneumonia.
Dolores Hope, widow of comedian Bob Hope and a supporter of numerous charities in her own right, will be honored at a prayer service 8 a.m. Friday at St. Theresa Church.
Frances Bay, who tussled with Jerry Seinfeld over a loaf of marble rye and played Adam Sandler’s grandmother in “Happy Gilmore” during a career that began in the 1930s, has died. She was 92.
Andy Whitfield, the 39-year-old star of the cable series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” has died.
Nick Ashford, of the famous Motown duo Ashford & Simpson, has died at 70.
Actor Christopher “Chip” Mayer, best known for his role as Vance Duke on the popular CBS show “The Dukes of Hazzard”, has died. He was 57.
Philanthropist John Anderson, whose financial support of his alma mater’s business program led to his name adorning the UCLA Anderson School of Management, died today at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center at age 93.
Elliot Handler, founder of the toy giant Mattel and creator of Hot Wheels, has died, the company announced today. He was 95.
Clarence Clemons, the larger-than-life saxophone player for the E Street Band who was one of the key influences in Bruce Springsteen’s life and music through four decades, has died.
Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt, a former Los Angeles Black Panther leader who spent 27 years in prison on a murder conviction that was later overturned, has died. He was 63.
Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, has died after a battle with skin cancer.
Musician Gil Scott-Heron, who helped lay the groundwork for rap by fusing minimalistic percussion, political expression and spoken-word poetry on songs such as “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” died Friday at age 62.
Arthur Laurents, the director, playwright and screenwriter who wrote such enduring stage musicals as “West Side Story” and “Gypsy,” as well as the movie classics “Rope” and “The Way We Were,” died Thursday. He was 93.