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Titanic Composer James Horner Dead After Plane Crash

UpdatePosted 06/23/2015 10:25PM

Titanic Composer James Horner Dead After Plane Crash

Originally posted 06/22/2015 10:50PM

James Horner, the award-winning composer for such films as Titanic, Aliens and Avatar, died in a plane crash Monday morning.

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Dick Van Patten, Who Starred in Eight Is Enough and The Love Boat, Dies at 86

Dick Van Patten, Who Starred in Eight Is Enough and The Love Boat, Dies at 86

Originally posted 06/23/2015 10:15AM

Actor Dick Van Patten, perhaps best known as patriarch Tom Bradford on the '80s series Eight Is Enough, has died. He was 86.

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Lamar Odom's Friend Bobby Heyward Dies at 30

Lamar Odom's Friend Bobby Heyward Dies – a Week After Jamie Sangouthai

Originally posted 06/22/2015 03:40PM

Hollywood producer and writer Bobby Heyward died on Saturday at age 30, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Filed Under: Death, Lamar Odom
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Speed the Galapagos Tortoise Dies at 150

Speed the Galapagos Tortoise Dies at 150

Originally posted 06/22/2015 02:55PM

Speed's slow but epic journey on Earth has come to an end.

According to Fox News, the Galapagos tortoise died at the San Diego Zoo on Friday. He was 150.

The tortoise spent eight decades at the California facility, moving to San Diego from Volcan Cerro Azul Island in 1933 as part of an effort to preserve the endangered species.

Over the decades, Speed was known for entertaining countless visitors and starting rumbles with the other male tortoises in his enclosure.

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Filed Under: Death, Zoo Animals
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Actor Rick Ducommun, Who Starred in The 'Burbs, Die Hard and Groundhog Day, Dies at 62

Actor Rick Ducommun, Who Starred in The 'Burbs, Die Hard and Groundhog Day, Dies at 62

Originally posted 06/19/2015 10:30AM

Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, best known for his roles in movies like The 'Burbs, Die Hard and Groundhog Day, has died at the age of 62, his family said Thursday.

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Church Massacre Victim Tywanza Sanders Died Standing Between Shooter and His Aunt, Says Family Friend

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Church Massacre Victim Tywanza Sanders Died Standing Between Shooter and His Aunt, Says Family Friend

Originally posted 06/18/2015 09:00PM

Tywanza Sander's last post on Instagram was a quote by Jackie Robinson. It read: A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.

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Jason Segel: It Was an 'Honor' to Play David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour

Jason Segel: It Was an 'Honor' to Play David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour

Originally posted 06/18/2015 07:15PM

Jason Segel knew he took on a momentous role in the David Foster Wallace biopic The End of the Tour.

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Penélope Cruz's Father, Eduardo, Dies at 62

Penélope Cruz's Father, Eduardo, Dies at 62

Originally posted 06/18/2015 05:35PM

Penélope Cruz's father, Eduardo Cruz, has died at age 62.

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Charleston Shooting Victim State Sen. Clementa Pinckney 'Was a Family and Religious Man,' Says Friend

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Charleston Shooting Victim State Sen. Clementa Pinckney 'Was a Family and Religious Man,' Says Friend

Originally posted 06/18/2015 11:30AM

The prominent South Carolina state senator identified as one of the nine killed in Wednesday night's mass shooting at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, was a hugely influential man in his community, Elder James Johnson, president of the National Action Network's local chapter, tells PEOPLE.

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Charleston Church Massacre: Learn More About the History of the Revered House of Worship

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Charleston Church Massacre: Learn More About the Revered House of Worship

Originally posted 06/18/2015 10:35AM

The Charleston, South Carolina, church that was the site of Wednesday night's hate crime/massacre that killed 9 people, including State Senator Clementa Pinckney, has a storied past stretching from the time of slavery to the civil rights movement.

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