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Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48

Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48.

Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in NY at 75

Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75.

Obituary: Sister Marie Thérèse Conaty, longtime Visitation teacher

As Kathy Daniewicz looked at photos of Sister Marie Thérèse Conaty to use on her funeral bulletin, she noticed all of them had something in common. “There wasn’t a …

John Murphy, NY congressman convicted in Abscam, dies at 88

Former U.S. Rep. John Murphy, who represented Staten Island for 18 years before being caught in the Abscam corruption scandal in the late 1970s, has died. He was 88.

Obituary: The Rev. Edwin Eilertsen, former rector of St. Martin's by the Lake

The Rev. Edwin J. Eilertsen spent more than 45 years empowering people to do positive things with their lives and for their community, and he walked right beside them …


Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.


Obituary: John Nash, Nobel Prize winner who inspired 'A Beautiful Mind'

John Nash was widely regarded as one of the great mathematicians of the 20th century.


Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.


Actress Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller, dies

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.