04:22 PM EDT 08/29/2014
Originally posted 08/21/2014 08:00AM
Casey Kasem's final days were rife with family drama, and his burial remains a source of contention two months after his death. And while no one could have predicted his sad end, the details of that time seem like works of morbid fiction.
Though he spent his last two weeks surrounded by his three children from his first marriage, the iconic radio personality died thousands of miles from his California home – a circumstance caused by the actions of his wife, Jean, that began months before his death on June 15, at the age of 82.
Kasem had been quietly living with advanced Parkinson's disease for years, but with his health deteriorating, things began taking a bizarre turn last year, and they continued to spiral months after his passing.
Originally posted 08/21/2014 07:00AM
In the weeks since Robin Williams's death at age 63 on Aug. 11, those closest to him have struggled with why the adored performer chose to take his own life.
Originally posted 08/20/2014 06:00PM
An old friend will help the Emmys say goodbye to Robin Williams.
Originally posted 08/19/2014 03:30PM
"Being a worst case scenario kind of person, I've worried so many times about losing so many people I care about, but I never could imagine losing Robin."
Originally posted 08/19/2014 11:10AM
Few people can know exactly what the family of Michael Brown, the Missouri teen whose death at the hands of police has spurred widespread protests, is going through in the weeks since his fatal shooting.
Unfortunately, Sybrina Fulton is one who can.
Fulton is the mother of Trayvon Martin, the Florida high schooler shot by a neighborhood watch captain in similar circumstances. In the wake of her son's death, Fulton started the Trayvon Martin Foundation to provide support for the families of victims of violent crime.
Now, in response to the rumors and allegations surrounding Brown's death, she's penned an open letter for TIME.com to offer Brown's family her condolences and support in the days ahead.
Originally posted 08/19/2014 09:30AM
Officials say the wife and two children of Pope Francis's nephew were killed, and the nephew seriously injured, in a car crash shortly after midnight Tuesday in Argentina, reports the BBC.
Originally posted 08/19/2014 09:15AM
For so many stars, hearing Don Pardo say their name meant they'd arrived.
Originally posted 08/19/2014 07:15AM
Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose booming baritone became as much a part of the cultural landscape as the shows and products he touted, including Saturday Night Live, died Monday in Arizona. He was 96.
Originally posted 08/18/2014 05:00PM
The body of Erin Corwin was found Saturday in a mine shaft located outside Joshua Tree National Park, officials say.
Originally posted 08/18/2014 11:05AM
A 27-year-old man died in a Nantucket diving accident, hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of his friend who inspired the ice-bucket challenge sensation.
Nantucket Police tell The Boston Globe that Corey Griffin dove into the water from the "Juice Guys" building at around 2 a.m. Saturday. An off-duty lifeguard was nearby and recovered Griffin, who was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Griffin's family says he was friends with former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates, whose family and friends launched the ice-bucket challenge to raise awareness and funds for charity. Twenty-nine-year-old Frates was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease, also known as ALS, in 2012. The movement has taken off around the country recently. Griffin, of Scituate, had been fundraising in Nantucket.
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