The term “Renaissance man” is often bandied about, but when it came to Sheldon Goldstein, it fit.
To educators, he was the demanding, but fair, director of media resources at …
Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died.
P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.
Gerald “Jerry” Siegel’s life revolved around communication. For more than 30 years, he was a fixture of the University of Minnesota’s speech pathology department, a pioneer in research about …
Marion Barry will be remembered with three days of events befitting a man described by the District of Columbia's current mayor as the "most iconic figure" in the city's history, officials said Wednesday.
A Pennsylvania banker and philanthropist who said the key to his longevity was having an unlisted phone number has died at age 109.
Malcolm McLean was enjoying a distinguished career as a U.S. diplomat in Central America until he got a call from an old family friend.
It was the early 1970s. The …
Juan Carlos Llorca, a veteran Associated Press journalist who covered immigration and the drug war along the U.S.-Mexico border, and whose reporting on illegal international adoptions helped prompt national reforms in Guatemala, has died at age 40.
Dr. Denham Harman, a renowned scientist who developed a prominent theory on aging that's now used to study cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses, has died in Nebraska at age 98.
Allan Kornblum, the wiry-haired, keen-minded founder of the internationally renowned Coffee House Press, died Sunday morning at his home in St. Paul. He had been diagnosed with leukemia in …