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Obituary: Allan Lund, business owner and entrepreneur

For Allan Lund, the “American dream” was to own a successful company. And in 1965, the son of second-generation Norwegian parents did just that. Lund started Lund International, a company that …

Oldest verified man in US dies at 110

A northern Illinois resident recognized as the oldest man in the U.S. has died at 110.

114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook age policy dies

A 114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook after the social media site wouldn't let her list her real age has died in Minnesota.

Minnesota's oldest resident dies at 114

Minnesota’s oldest resident was an enthusiastic user of technology right up until she died in her sleep Sunday at age 114.

Obituary: Cellist Laszlo Varga escaped a Nazi work camp

Hungarian Laszlo Varga went on to play for the New York Philharmonic.


Obituary: The Rev. Richard Hillstrom was art collector, museum namesake

The Rev. Richard Hillstrom, a Lutheran minister who parlayed a modest salary, a discerning eye and a passion for American art into a museum-quality collection, has died. He was …


Minnesota Somali reportedly killed in terrorist fighting in Syria

Somali-American thought to be fighting for terrorists.


13 primates die at South Texas research facility

A South Texas research facility where 13 primates died of hyperthermia in overheated rooms could face federal penalties, a U.S. Department of Agriculture spokeswoman said Monday.


British singer Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer

Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends," the teary ballad "You Are So Beautiful" and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 70.