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Nurse dies after falling from hoist on medical helicopter

A nurse has died after falling from a hoist on a medical helicopter while rescuing a woman from a hiking trail in Austin, Texas.

Jayne Meadows, actress and TV personality, dies at 95

Jayne Meadows, the Emmy-nominated actress and TV personality who often teamed with her husband, Steve Allen, has died. She was 95.

Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93

Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the television shows "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Ironside," has died in California. He was 93.

Obituary: Jayne Meadows, actress and Steve Allen's wife

Jayne Meadows, a glamorous red-haired actress who starred on Broadway, in the movies and on television, but who was probably best known for her 46-year role as Steve Allen’s …

Phebe Givens, philanthropist, dies at 93

When Phebe Givens was growing up in north Minneapolis, her mother worked as a washroom attendant at the Minneapolis Athletic Club to support the family. So it was a proud …


Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.


Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

Just after her mother died at age 94, Carol Bradford went to see her 95-year-old father and told him the news.


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.