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2 Babies Found Dead Could Have Been Alive for Some Time: Authorities

2 Babies Found Dead in Filthy Massachusetts Home Could Have Been Alive for Some Time: Authorities

Originally posted 10/14/2014 04:00PM

At least two of the three babies whose skeletal remains were found in a filthy, vermin-infested Massachusetts home may have been alive "for some period of time" before they were found, a prosecutor said in court Tuesday.

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Child Star Skye McCole Bartusiak Died of an Accidental Overdose

Skye McCole Bartusiak Died of an Accidental Overdose

Originally posted 10/13/2014 08:25PM

Months after the shocking death of Skye McCole Bartusiak, officials have ruled the tragedy an accidental overdose.

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Halloween Hayride Accident Kills Teen, Injures 22

Halloween Hayride Accident in Maine Kills Teen, Injures 22

Originally posted 10/12/2014 03:15PM

A Halloween-themed hayride loaded with riders crashed down a hill in the Maine woods and slammed into a tree, fatally injuring a teenage girl and leaving more than 20 other people hurt, police said Sunday.

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Zelda Williams, Robin's Daughter, Urges Others to Seek Help on World Mental Health Day

Robin Williams's Daughter, Zelda, Urges Others to Seek Help on World Mental Health Day

Originally posted 10/11/2014 08:45PM

Nearly two months after her father, Robin Williams, lost his battle with mental illness by committing suicide, his daughter, Zelda Williams, paid tribute to him on World Mental Health Day by urging others suffering from the disease to seek help.

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Kevin Nealon Remembers Jan Hooks and the 'Crazy Stratosphere' of Her Talent

Kevin Nealon Remembers Jan Hooks and the 'Crazy Stratosphere' of Her Talent

Originally posted 10/10/2014 08:45AM

Kevin Nealon was closer to Jan Hooks than most people in the '80s, even dating for a time as they shot to fame on Saturday Night Live.

On Thursday, Nealon recalled his former costar – who died earlier in the day at age 57 – as an incomparable talent.

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Saturday Night Live's Jan Hooks Has Died at 57

Saturday Night Live's Jan Hooks Has Died at 57

Originally posted 10/09/2014 06:25PM

Jan Hooks, who was best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, has died at the age of 57.

The actress and comedian, who also starred in Designing Women, passed away on Thursday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Hooks joined the cast of SNL in 1986, where she worked alongside Dana Carvey and Phil Hartman. She did impressions of people including Sinéad O'Connor, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hillary Clinton, and was one half of the Sweeney Sisters with Nora Dunn.

She left the show in 1991 to replace Jean Smart on Designing Women and was nominated for an Emmy for playing Vicki Dubcek on 3rd Rock from the Sun. She also memorably played a tour guide at the Alamo in Pee-wee's Big Adventure.

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First Patient Diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. Has Died

First Patient Diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. Has Died

Originally posted 10/08/2014 12:35PM

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.

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7th Heaven Actress Sarah Goldberg Has Died

Sarah Goldberg Dies at 40

Originally posted 10/08/2014 09:40AM

Sarah Goldberg, a Chicago actress who starred as the Jewish medical student and rabbi's daughter who fell in love with the son of a Christian minister on 7th Heaven, has died, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. She was 40.

Goldberg passed away in her sleep on Sept. 27, her computer still in her lap, at a cabin owned by her family in Wisconsin, her mother told the paper. "She went to sleep and didn't wake up," her mother said.

An autopsy proved inclusive, but Goldberg is believed to have died of a heart condition, according to her mother.

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Funeral Held for Slain Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter as Son Shares Family Photo

Funeral Held for Slain Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter

Originally posted 10/06/2014 02:00PM

When Beverly Carter vanished after showing a home on Sept. 25, her family and friends hoped that the vivacious 50-year-old would be returned home safely.

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Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Artist Geoffrey Holder Has Died

Geoffrey Holder, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Artist, Has Died

Originally posted 10/06/2014 10:30AM

Geoffrey Holder, a larger-than-life presence in the worlds of movies, stage, TV, art, publishing, music, dance – even advertising – died of pneumonia Sunday, The New York Times reports. He was 84 and a resident at the Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund in Englewood, New Jersey.

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