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Mindy McCready Is The Fifth 'Celebrity Rehab' Cast Member To Die

Posted 02.20.2013 | Celebrity

Mindy McCready is the fifth person who has appeared on "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" to die in the past two years. The 37-year-old, who died of ...

Rodney King's Family Pleads For Money To Lay Him To Rest

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles

Rodney King's friends and family want to lay him to rest Saturday at Forest Lawn Hall in the Hollywood Hills. But will their plans change if they don'...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Greece fended off a looming exit from the eurozone with its election of New Democracy's Antonis Samaras -- but couldn't fend off political nemesis Germany on the soccer field, falling 4-2 in the European Cup quarterfinals. In the U.S., the Obama campaign released a new video attacking Mitt Romney's record of shipping American jobs overseas -- both as governor and as a "corporate buyout specialist." Meanwhile, Bloomberg News reported that Romney had asked Florida's Republican governor to stop touting his state's good economic news because it clashed with the GOP candidate's message that Obama is destroying the economy. And there are still 135 more days until the election -- a long, hot run-up that promises to be increasingly ugly. Finally, Rodney King died this week, his plaintive "can we all get along?" plea resonating as a fitting epitaph for our times.

King May Have Been Drinking & Smoking Weed Before Death

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Less than two months ago, Rodney King was giving interviews for the 20th anniversary of the 1992 LA riots. And yet, on early Sunday morning, King, age...

Remembering 20 Years Ago: A Reflection on Rodney King

Marika Gerrard | Posted 08.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Marika Gerrard

This morning I learned that Rodney King has died, found dead at the bottom of his swimming pool. Twenty years ago on April 29, 1992, I found myself...

Rodney King Found Dead At 47

Posted 08.17.2012 | Black Voices

Rodney King, the man who was at the center of the infamous Los Angeles riots, was found dead this morning, TMZ has reported. He was 47. According t...