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Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death:___SUPREME…

Justice Antonin Scalia, influential conservative, dead at 79

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79.

West Texas ranch where Scalia died is celebrity retreat

Rich in history as well as rugged West Texas landscapes and big sky, the Cibolo Creek Ranch where Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away has long been a secluded retreat for celebrities from business leaders to rock stars and famous beauties.

Obituary: Sister Anne Condon, 102, led life of prayer, joy and adventure

Sister Anne Condon lived much of her long, joyful, prayerful life apart from the world. But the cloistered nun saw more of the world, and…

The Latest: Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

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Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at a private residence in the Big Bend of Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday.…


Obama plans to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time' + Photo Gallery + Video

The death of the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court leaves the court without its conservative majority and sets up a battle over his successor.


Longtime Philadelphia journalist Acel Moore dies at 75

A former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American journalists has died. Acel Moore was 75.


Longtime Philadelphia journalist Acel Moore dies at 75

A former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American journalists has died. Acel Moore was 75.


Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dies

An Alabama woman serving life without parole in her granddaughter's running death has died.


Drew Lewis, Reagan transport secretary during strike, dies

A businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic controllers' strike has died. Drew Lewis lived on a farm in the Philadelphia suburbs and was 84 years old.


NY Fashion Week: Kanye West wows crowd, BCBG goes Bowie

The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some highlights from Thursday's opening day:


Brother: Right-to-die advocate Christy O'Donnell dies

Christy O'Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She was 47.


Obituary: Aveda chemist Patrica Peterson Werre had the right mix of talent, drive

Patricia Peterson Werre loved the periodic tables. She had a blanket of the elements, a poster of them in her office and a coffee cup…


Former NYC Ballet principal dancer Violette Verdy, 82, dies

Violette Verdy, principal dancer for New York City Ballet for 20 years and former artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet and Boston Ballet, has died, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced. She was 82.


Correction: SeaWorld-Dolphin Death story

In a story Feb. 9 about a dolphin death at SeaWorld San Antonio, The Associated Press, relying on information provided from SeaWorld, erroneously reported that the dolphin died Friday. The dolphin died Thursday.


Second City names new film comedy school for Harold Ramis

Chicago improv troupe Second City is opening a school focusing on comedic filmmaking and naming it after late writer-director-actor Harold Ramis.


Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death

The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department says.


Gerson, scribe of 'Monsters, Inc.,' 'Big Hero 6' dies at 49

Daniel Gerson, who co-wrote several Walt Disney animated films including "Monsters, Inc." and "Big Hero 6," has died. He was 49.Gerson's family said in a…