WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 11:36 A.M.
Bill Evans, who with his wife Jeannette built a tiny farm into one of the largest fruit companies in Washington, has died at the age of 87. Evans died early …
The Alabama businessman who started a one-of-a-kind store selling the contents of unclaimed airline baggage has died.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:58 A.M.
To waving flags and some shouts of “Long may he live!” Fidel Castro’s ashes began a four-day journey across the island Wednesday, retracing the path of his triumphant march into …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:19 A.M.
The Pittsburgh-area McDonald’s franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. Michael “Jim” Delligatti was 98.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 7:21 A.M.
Thousands of Cubans began lining up early near Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution Monday carrying portraits of Fidel Castro, flowers and Cuban flags for the start of weeklong services bidding …
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 4:16 P.M.
Ron Glass, the handsome, prolific character actor best known for his role as the gregarious, sometimes sardonic detective Ron Harris in the long-running cop comedy “Barney Miller,” has died at …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 9:47 P.M.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has died at age 90, his brother, President Raul Castro announced late Friday on state television.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 10:08 P.M.
Florence Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful mom residing over “The Brady Bunch,” has died. She was …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 11:29 A.M.
Willie Rogers, the oldest surviving member of the original Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 101.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 4:32 P.M.
Melvin Laird, a former congressman who served as President Richard M. Nixon’s defense secretary at the height of the Vietnam War and designed policies that eventually led to the American …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 3:20 P.M.
Washington lawmakers remembered the late Republican Sen. Andy Hill at the Capitol, calling him a dedicated public servant who cared deeply about his family.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 1:31 P.M.
Leon Russell, who performed, sang and produced some of rock `n’ roll’s top records, has died. He was 74.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 12:57 P.M.
Clarence M. Ditlow III, the executive director of the Center for Auto Safety whose work over four decades forced the auto industry to make important safety and consumer improvements, including …
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 6:53 A.M.
Janet Reno, the strong-minded Florida prosecutor tapped by Bill Clinton to become the country’s first female U.S. attorney general, died early Monday at her home in Miami.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 11:28 P.M.
Lucia Perillo, an award-winning poet who wielded a fine-edged wit, unflinchingly dissecting mortality in verses that drew upon her suffering from multiple sclerosis, died Oct. 16 at her home in …
MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016, 11:46 A.M.
Pop idol Bobby Vee, the boyish, grinning 1960s singer whose career was born when he took a Midwestern stage as a teenager to fill in after the 1959 plane crash …
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016, 2:03 P.M.
Japanese media reports say the first woman to climb Mount Everest has died.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 1:55 P.M.
WASHINGTON – Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died Thursday after a 70-year reign, was historically an important bridge in his nation’s close, but recently strained, relations with the United States. …
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 7:02 A.M.
BANGKOK – King Bhumibol Adulyadej, revered in Thailand as a demigod, a humble father figure and an anchor of stability through decades of upheaval at home and abroad, died on …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 4:20 P.M.
Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 3:31 P.M.
Agnes Nixon, who created such enduring daytime TV dramas as “One Life to Life” and “All My Children,” died Wednesday at a senior living facility in Pennsylvania. She was 93.
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 4:03 P.M.
Ben Steele’s hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen pieces of charcoal and his artist’s …
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 1:34 P.M.
Charles Walgreen III, who expanded his grandfather’s drugstore chain into an $18 billion-a-year company by 1999 when he stepped down as chairman, has died. He was 80.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016, 6:36 P.M.
Charmian Carr, the actress best known for sweetly portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music,” has died. She was 73.
MONDAY, SEPT. 5, 2016, 5:10 P.M.
Outspoken conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly, who helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and founded the Eagle Forum political group, has died at age 92.
MONDAY, SEPT. 5, 2016, 4:22 P.M.
Hugh O’Brian, who shot to fame as Sheriff Wyatt Earp in what was hailed as television’s first adult Western, has died. He was 91.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 5:38 A.M.
Jerry Heller, the combative music manager whose fraught relationship with the seminal hip-hop group N.W.A. was searingly portrayed in last year’s box office hit “Straight Outta Compton,” died Friday of …
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 12:36 P.M.
Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died earlier …
TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016, 3:58 P.M.
John McLaughlin, the conservative political commentator and host of the namesake long-running television show that pioneered hollering-heads discussions of Washington politics, has died. He was 89.