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Lawyers: Cosby's drugs-sex admission could aid women's cases

Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women before sex could bolster criminal and civil claims being pursued by his accusers, their lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents.

Obituary: Debbie Sit, investment manager, philanthropist

Debbie Sit was barely out of her teens when friends and family began to notice her quiet leadership style. She was exceptionally bright, and even more gracious. All were …

Scot Breithaupt, BMX pioneer, found dead in California

Police say a body found in a tent in a vacant lot in the California desert city of Indio has been identified as Scot Alexander Breithaupt, a pioneer in the sport of bicycle motocross known as BMX.

Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80

The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt's Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80.

Burt Shavitz, namesake and co-founder of Burt's Bees, dies

PORTLAND, Maine – The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt’s Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was …


Diana Douglas, mother of Michael and ex-wife of Kirk, dead at 92

Diana Douglas, the ex-wife of actor Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday at the Motion Picture and Television Home in Woodland Hills, Calif., according to media …


Ad man and former North Oaks Mayor Ray Foley dies

On a December morning in 1967, Minnesotans woke up to a different, but familiar voice doing advertising voice-overs for Twin Cities Federal Savings and Loan. The voice belonged to …


Funeral for Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer slated for Friday

Funeral services for Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, will be held next week.


Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Kirk Douglas, dies at 92

Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 92.