Richard Nixon, Time cover April 30, 1973, "The Watergate Scandal" (Photo credit: cliff1066™)
Chuck Colson, the convicted Watergate figure turned evangelist, has died, according to his website. He was 80.
Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Television personality Dick Clark, the longtime host of “American Bandstand,” has died.
Mike Wallace (journalist) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Mike Wallace of CBS News has died at the age of ninety-three, CBS announced.
Earl Scruggs at Newport 2011 (Photo credit: wfuv)
Earl Scruggs, the bluegrass banjo player who influenced generations of musicians and helped shape the sound of twentieth-century country music, died on Wednesday in a Nashville hospital.
He was eighty-eight years old.
Via The New York Times.
The causes of singer Whitney Houston’s death were drowning and the “effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use,” the L.A. County coroner’s office says.
She was found dead last month in the bathtub of her hotel room in Beverly Hills, California.
United States Representative Donald M. Payne, a Democrat from New Jersey, has died, a congressional source close to Rep. Payne says.
‘Monkees’ teen idol Davy Jones is dead of apparent heart attack at age sixty-six, a Florida law enforcement official says.
A third victim of Monday’s school shooting in Chardon, Ohio, has died, according to a statement from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.
Demetrius Hewlin died this morning, his family said in a statement released by the hospital.
Student Russell King Jr. was declared brain dead early today, according to the medical examiner’s office, and student Daniel Parmertor died on Monday.
Two other students remain hospitalized.
The suspect in Monday’s shooting at Chardon High School will likely face charges as an adult, the state attorney general said today.
At least two Americans have been killed inside the interior ministry in Kabul, a senior Afghan police official says.
Seven U.S. Marines were killed when two helicopters collided in midair near Yuma, Arizona, a U.S. Marine Corps official says.