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Woman uses obituary to say Brady innocent in 'Deflategate'

A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal.

Longtime Oscars director Marty Pasetta dies in car accident

Marty Pasetta, a television veteran who directed Academy Awards telecasts for most of the 1970s and 80s, has died.

B.B. King Homecoming festival honors memory of blues legend

Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival, a free gathering that the legendary bluesman started in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi.

B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas

A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great's life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.

Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89

Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world.

B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

B.B. King kept drawing fans Friday in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta.

5 B.B. King children visit body a day before public viewing

Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service.

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 …

Blues great B.B. King's daughter to host Vegas Strip event

B.B. King's eldest daughter says she'll host a free musical tribute event at a Las Vegas Strip venue after a public viewing of her father's body at a funeral chapel.