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Time magazine longtime film critic Richard Corliss dies

Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71.

Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19

Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 19.

Religion news in brief

Catholics say final farewell to Chicago's Cardinal George CHICAGO (AP) — Top elected officials, clergy members and Chicago-area Catholics have attended the funeral for Cardinal Francis George, who was remembered …

Model for Norman Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' dies

Survivors include a son who lives in Woodbury.

Obituary: John Mooty, powerful lawyer and former Dairy Queen chairman

A son of the Great Depression from southwest Minnesota, John W. Mooty rose to become one of the most powerful lawyers and businessmen in the Twin Cities. He shepherded National …


Catholics say final farewell to Chicago's Cardinal George

Cardinal Francis George was remembered Thursday as a man of deep faith, intellect and compassion as Catholics said their final goodbyes to the man who led the nation's third-largest archdiocese and was known as a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy.


M.H. Abrams, Norton anthology founder, dead at age 102

M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature and joined the elite himself by writing one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works of criticism, has died. He was 102.


Model for Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting dies at 92

Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died. She was 92.


Family writes candid obituary after daughter's drug overdose

The family of a 24-year-old woman who died of a heroin overdose has written an obituary openly discussing her struggle with drugs, including a plea to "do everything possible" to help drug addicts before it's too late.