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B.B. King viewing being held before funeral in Mississippi

Friends and fans are getting a chance to file past B.B. King's coffin during a public viewing Friday in the Mississippi Delta, the land that gave birth to the blues.

'Friday' actor-comedian Reynaldo Rey dies at 75

Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as "Friday" and "White Men Can't Jump," has died. He was 75.

Michael King, innovative syndicator of 'Oprah,' dies at 67

Michael King, an innovative TV syndicator who helped make stars of Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phil McGraw and Rachael Ray, has died.

CDC: 150 possibly had contact with Lassa fever victim

Federal and state health officials have identified more than 150 people who possibly had contact with a patient who died of Lassa fever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

Obituary: Cherie Lovelace Price was a rock for her family and community

For Cherie Lovelace Price, helping people and the community was both a source of employment and a faith calling. Price, matriarch of an influential extended Twin Cities family, died …


Peace Corps volunteer from Minnesota dies in Tanzania crash

Robbie Lehman, 23, of Minneapolis, wanted to make a difference.


Blues legend B.B. King honored with Memphis processional

A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow black hearse and a crowd of thousands followed as the city of Memphis said farewell Wednesday to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street.


Former Obama legal adviser Meltzer dies

A Harvard Law School professor who served as a top legal adviser to President Barack Obama has died. Daniel Meltzer was 63.


Photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75

She had an ability to win her subjects’ confidence.