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Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

Originally posted 02/26/2015 07:25AM

Bettine Moore Close – mother of actress Glenn Close – died on Feb. 23, PEOPLE has learned. She was 90.

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Kayla Mueller's Family: Bowe Bergdahl Deal Hurt Her Chances for Freedom

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Kayla Mueller's Family: Bowe Bergdahl Deal Hurt Her Chances for Freedom

Originally posted 02/24/2015 01:10PM

The family of 26-year-old Kayla Mueller has spoken out in the wake of her death while in ISIS captivity.

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Bob Simon Tributes Pour In from Colleagues, Friends – Even Rivals

Bob Simon Tributes Pour In from Colleagues, Friends – Even Rivals

Originally posted 02/12/2015 07:45AM

Twitter tributes poured in on Wednesday night into Thursday morning for veteran CBS News journalist Bob Simon, who was killed in a car crash in New York City.

The longtime 60 Minutes correspondent died in a collision early Wednesday evening when a town car in which he was riding hit a Mercedes-Benz stopped at a Manhattan traffic light, pushing the town car into metal barriers separating traffic lanes, police said.

Simon was pronounced dead at nearby St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. He was 73. No arrests were made in the accident, which is still under investigation.

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At Least 23 Dead After TransAsia Plane Crashes in Taiwan

UpdatePosted 02/04/2015 08:35AM

At Least 23 Dead After TransAsia Plane Crashes in Taiwan

Originally posted 02/04/2015 07:30AM

A TransAsia plane crashed into a river in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at least 23 people.

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President Obama Mourns Jordanian Hostage Burned Alive by ISIS

Jordanian Hostage Allegedly Burned Alive in Graphic ISIS Video

Originally posted 02/03/2015 01:00PM

A video posted online Tuesday by ISIS appears to show Jordanian hostage Moaz al-Kassasbeh being burned alive in a cage, the BBC reports.

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Excited Woman Falls to Her Death After Her Boyfriend Proposes on the Edge of a Cliff

Excited Woman Falls to Her Death After Her Boyfriend Proposes on the Edge of a Cliff

Originally posted 01/30/2015 09:15AM

Dimitrina Dimitrova's boyfriend had planned the perfect proposal.

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'Godfather of House Music' Frankie Knuckles Has Died

House Music Pioneer Frankie Knuckles Has Died

Originally posted 04/01/2014 12:15PM

Frankie Knuckles, one of the pioneers of house music, died at his Chicago home on Monday afternoon, his longtime business partner, Frederick Dunson, confirmed to The Chicago Tribune. He was 59.

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New Photos from Kurt Cobain Suicide Scene Released by Police | Nirvana, MTV: Uncensored, MTV Unplugged No. 2.0, MTV Unplugged v2.0, Uptown MTV Unplugged, Kurt Cobain

UpdatePosted 03/21/2014 10:40AM

New Photos from Kurt Cobain Suicide Scene Released by Police

Originally posted 03/21/2014 09:00AM

With the 20th anniversary of the suicide of Kurt Cobain coming up next month, Seattle police knew they'd be getting plenty of questions about the Nirvana frontman.

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The Rolling Stones Rally Around Grieving Mick Jagger | Mick Jagger

The Rolling Stones Rally Around Grieving Mick Jagger

Originally posted 03/20/2014 06:30AM

As Mick Jagger struggles with the suicide of his longtime love L'Wren Scott, his Rolling Stones band members are lending their support.

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Puerto Rican Comedian Luis Raúl Martínez Has Died

Luis Raúl Martínez Dies of Pneumonia

Originally posted 02/03/2014 05:30PM

Luis Raúl Martínez, a popular Puerto Rican comedian, actor and TV host, died Sunday in his Caribbean homeland of complications from pneumonia, according to the Associated Press. He was 51.

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