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Andrea Yates' Ex-Husband Says He Doesn't 'Blame Her' for Drowning Their 5 Children

Originally posted 04/24/2015 03:00PM

Almost 14 years after Andrea Yates drowned her five children in a bathtub, her ex-husband Rusty Yates is speaking out on the tragedy in a new interview with Oprah Winfrey – and PEOPLE has the exclusive first look.

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Dad Writes Brutally Honest Obituary After Daughter Dies of Heroin Overdose

Dad Writes Brutally Honest Obituary After Daughter Dies of Heroin Overdose

Originally posted 04/24/2015 12:30PM

After their daughter died of a heroin overdose, Molly Parks' parents decided not to gloss over the gritty details.

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Sawyer Sweeten Mourned: TV Dad Ray Romano's 'Heart Breaks' for 'a Wonderful and Sweet Kid'

Sawyer Sweeten Mourned: TV Dad Ray Romano's 'Heart Breaks' for 'a Wonderful and Sweet Kid'

Originally posted 04/24/2015 10:20AM

Following his suicide at the age of 19, Sawyer Sweeten's family and Everybody Loves Raymond costars have spoken out about the loss.

"I'm shocked and terribly saddened by the news about Sawyer," said Sweeten's TV dad, Ray Romano, in a statement released to PEOPLE. "He was a wonderful and sweet kid to be around. Just a great energy whenever he was there. My heart breaks for him, his family and his friends during this very difficult time."

Sweeten's TV mom also shared her condolences with PEOPLE: "Sawyer was a funny and exceptionally bright young man. He is gone from us far too soon," said Patricia Heaton. "The loss the Sweeten family is experiencing is unimaginable. Tonight hug your children a little tighter and please keep Sawyer and his family in your thoughts and prayers."

Sawyer was visiting family in Texas on Thursday when he died of an apparent suicide, according to reports.

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Everybody Loves Raymond Star Sawyer Sweeten Dead at Age 19: Reports

Originally posted 04/23/2015 10:05PM

Sawyer Sweeten, the actor who played Ray Romano's son on Everybody Loves Raymond has reportedly killed himself at the age of 19.

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Lois Lilienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram Has Died

Lois Lilienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram Has Died

Originally posted 04/23/2015 03:15PM

Lois Lilienstein of Canadian children's music group Sharon, Lois & Bram died Wednesday night. She was 78.

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Warren Weinstein, American Aid Worker Killed in U.S. Airstrike, Made 'People's Lives Better,' Says Wife

Warren Weinstein, American Aid Worker Killed in U.S. Airstrike, Made 'People's Lives Better,' Says Wife

Originally posted 04/23/2015 01:40PM

The family of American aid worker Warren Weinstein is "devastated" after officials announced on Thursday that he and another innocent hostage, Italian national Giovanni Lo Porto, had accidentally been killed in a U.S. airstrike on al-Qaeda in January.

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Model for Norman Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter Painting Dies at 92

Model for Norman Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter Painting Dies at 92

Originally posted 04/23/2015 11:00AM

Mary Doyle Keefe, the iconic face behind Norman Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting that celebrated all the woman working through World War II, has passed away.

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President Obama Takes 'Full Responsibility' for Two Hostages Killed in U.S. Airstrike on al-Qaeda

Originally posted 04/23/2015 10:40AM

President Barack Obama took full responsibility for the deaths of two hostages accidentally killed in a U.S. airstrike on al-Qaeda.

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Betty Willis, Designer of the 'Fabulous Las Vegas' Sign, Dies at 91

Betty Willis, Designer of the 'Fabulous Las Vegas' Sign, Dies at 91

Originally posted 04/22/2015 08:50AM

Betty Willis, who was credited with designing the now-iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, died on Sunday. She was 91.

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R.I.P., Tinkerbell – Paris Hilton's Dog Dies

R.I.P., Tinkerbell – Paris Hilton's Dog Dies

Originally posted 04/21/2015 11:20PM

Paris Hilton's most constant companion has passed away.

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Filed Under: Death, Paris Hilton
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