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Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80
Tributes have flooded in for the Ghanaian diplomat, who has been hailed as "a guiding force for good" and a "visionary."
Aretha Franklin, The Undisputed 'Queen Of Soul,' Dead At 76
The Detroit singer is best known for R&B hits like "Respect" and "Think."
Dave Dave, Las Vegas Artist Whose Father Set Him On Fire When He Was A Boy, Dead At 42
Dave was 6 years old when his father gave him a sleeping pill, doused his bed with kerosene and lit it.
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Dennis Shields, Bethenny Frankel's Onetime Boyfriend, Found Dead At 51
Shields made multiple appearances on "The Real Housewives of New York City."
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Charlotte Rae, Housemother From ‘The Facts Of Life,' Dead At 92
The actress charmed audiences as Mrs. Garrett.
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Model Rick Genest, AKA Zombie Boy, Dead At 32
Lady Gaga said the death of the Canadian artist who starred in her "Born This Way" video was "beyond devastating."
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Chiyo Miyako, World's Oldest Person, Dead At 117
Her family called her "the goddess," and she was known for patience and kindness.
Iconic Japanese-American Activist Whose Work Led To Reparations Dies At 93
“Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga was the quintessential example that one person can change the course of history.”
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Oksana Shachko, Co-Founder Of Feminist Group Femen, Found Dead In Paris
Ukrainian artist and activist Oksana Shachko was one of the three women who founded Femen, known for its topless protests.
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Annabelle Neilson, Socialite And Star Of Bravo's 'Ladies Of London,' Dead At 49
The model and muse of Alexander McQueen was found dead on Thursday.
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5-Year-Old With Cancer Crafts An Obituary That'll Make You Laugh And Cry
“See ya later, suckas!”
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Tab Hunter, 1950s Gay Hollywood Icon, Dies At Age 86
The actor dated "Psycho" star Anthony Perkins in secret for years.
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CULTURE & ARTS
Harlan Ellison, Award-Winning Speculative Fiction And TV Writer, Dead At 84
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The prolific but cantankerous author famously penned the "Star Trek" episode "City on the Edge of Forever," in which Kirk and Spock must go back in time.
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Joe Jackson, Father Of Michael And Janet Jackson, Dead At 89
The former manager of the Jackson 5 was reportedly battling cancer.
Fox News Pundit Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68
The conservative Washington Post columnist and TV commentator announced his cancer diagnosis earlier this month.
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Elvis Presley's Drummer D.J. Fontana Dead At 87
Fontana played on 460 Elvis Presley recordings.
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Dorothy Cotton, Civil Rights Icon, Dead At 88
Cotton dedicated her life to helping disenfranchised black communities.
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TV & FILM
Musician And Actor Jackson Odell Dead At 20
The young actor also wrote songs for the soundtrack of the film "Forever My Girl."
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Danny Kirwan, Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist, Dead At 68
Kirwan joined the legendary British-American rock band in 1968.
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Anthony Bourdain, 'Parts Unknown' Host And Chef, Dead At 61
The celebrity chef and TV host has died in a reported suicide.
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Minnesota Woman's Children Announce Her Death With Truly Nasty Obituary
The woman’s obit says her kids “understand that this world is a better place without her.”
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Designer Kate Spade Dead At 55
The renowned designer has died in a reported suicide.
'Deadliest Catch' Star Blake Painter Found Dead At Age 38
"Fair winds and following seas, Captain," fellow reality star Keith Colburn wrote.
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Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dead At 81
Dabney developed the first commercially available video game.
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Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Astronaut Who Walked On The Moon, Dead At 86
Bean went on to become a professional painter.
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Philip Roth Dead At 85
In his 60s, Roth produced several exceptional novels, including “American Pastoral,” “The Human Stain” and “I Married a Communist.”
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