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Obituary: Donald Kahn pictured the world through mathematics

With Donald Kahn, a quick question about math often inspired an hourlong conversation about something else entirely. Music. French politics. Photography. During his decades at the University of Minnesota, the mathematics …

15-term US Rep. John Myers dead at 87

Former U.S. Rep. John Myers, who represented western Indiana's 7th District for three decades, has died.

Son of ex-slave who fought in Union army dies at age 97

Luke Martin Jr., the son of an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died — 179 years after his father was born.

Son of ex-slave who fought in Union army dies at age 97

Luke Martin Jr., whose father was an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died — 179 years after his father was born.

Biden, Clinton among hundreds who honor former Senator Ford

Vice President Joe Biden knew former Kentucky governor and U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford as a trusted adviser and Bill Clinton knew him as the man who first introduced Clinton as President of the United States.


Obituary: Emily West Day was 101

Emily West Day never let age get in the way of doing what she loved. Well into her late 90s she traveled, helped raise money for park benches at her …


Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers' death

While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed Monday by her daughter, Melissa.


Notre Dame theologian known for books, liberal stands, dies

The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on Catholicism, died Sunday in his native Connecticut, according to the school. He was 78.


Notre Dame theologian known for books, liberal stands, dies

The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on Catholicism, died Sunday in his native Connecticut, according to the school. He was 78.