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Melissa Rivers Writes Tribute to Her Mother: The Book of Joan

Melissa Rivers Writes Tribute to Her Mother: The Book of Joan

Originally posted 02/11/2015 09:00AM

The woman who knew Joan Rivers better than anyone has written a tribute to the late comedian.

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American ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Is Dead, Family Confirms

American ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Is Dead, Family Confirms

Originally posted 02/10/2015 11:00AM

Kayla Mueller, the 26-year-old American aid worker held hostage by ISIS since August 2013, is dead, her family confirmed in a statement Tuesday.

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Rod McKuen, Popular Poet and Performer of '60s and '70s, Has Died

Rod McKuen, Popular Poet and Performer of '60s and '70s, Has Died

Originally posted 01/30/2015 06:00AM

Rod McKuen, the scratchy-voiced poet and performer whose avalanche of lyrics and poems flooded pop culture in the '60s and '70s, died Thursday morning at a rehabilitation center in Beverly Hills. He was 81.

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The Thorn Birds Author Colleen McCullough Has Died

The Thorn Birds Author Colleen McCullough Has Died

Originally posted 01/29/2015 08:30AM

Author Colleen McCullough, whose 1977 internationally best-selling romantic novel The Thorn Birds was the Fifty Shades of Grey of its time, died Thursday afternoon in a hospital in her native Australia, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. She was 77.

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In Memoriam: SAG Awards Honors Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman & More Stars We Lost

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SAG Awards In Memoriam Segment Honors Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman & More Stars We Lost

Originally posted 01/25/2015 09:35PM

Hollywood lost some of its brightest stars in 2014 – and the Screen Actors Guild Awards gave them a fitting send-off in its annual In Memoriam segment.

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Russian Tennis Beauty Dies at Age 23

Rising Russian Tennis Star Violetta Degtiareva Dies at 23

Originally posted 01/22/2015 09:00AM

Celebrated as the next Anna Kournikova for her talent as well as her physical beauty, Russian pro tennis player Violetta Degtiareva has died at the age of 23.

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Brittany Maynard's Mother: Please Help Me Carry Out My Daughter's Legacy

Brittany Maynard's Mother: Please Help Me Carry Out My Daughter's Legacy

Originally posted 01/21/2015 08:00PM

Three California lawmakers announced Wednesday they have introduced right-to-die legislation in that state, spurred by the dramatic and heartbreaking story of Brittany Maynard.

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Crosby, Stills & Nash Drummer Dallas Taylor Dies

Crosby, Stills & Nash Drummer Dallas Taylor Dies

Originally posted 01/19/2015 10:35AM

Dallas W. Taylor, the prolific drummer best known for his work with Crosby, Stills & Nash, died on Sunday. He was 66.

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G.R.L. Members Speak Out About Simone Battle's Suicide, Release Tribute Video

Originally posted 01/15/2015 06:00AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "3989667909001"] It should have been the greatest time of their lives.

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