Kenneth Schechter, a Korean War pilot who landed his plane while blinded from a wound, has died. He was 83.
Services are scheduled Monday in Wheeling for Sylvan James "Dick" Dlesk, whose donation enabled West Virginia University to build a new soccer stadium.
British sports broadcaster David Coleman, who covered 11 Summer Olympics for the BBC and six World Cups, has died. He was 87.
Country Music Hall of Fame member Ray Price was remembered at a memorial service on Saturday in his East Texas hometown as a musical innovator and a gentleman.
Sergio Loro Piana, who helped build a six-generation, family-run textile firm into the eponymous luxury brand recently bought by French conglomerate LVMH, has died at age 65.
Yuri Dubinin, the Soviet Union's ambassador to the United States during much of the turbulent 1980s' perestroika period, has died at age 83.
LONDON_He vowed to live a few more months out of spite. He hung on for four more years, in a last great cackle at the establishment that spent decades trying to get him behind bars to atone for one of the most sensational crimes in British history.
Richard Heffner, host of the long-running public affairs television show "The Open Mind," has died. He was 88.
British novelist Paul Torday, who had a surprise best-seller with his debut novel "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," has died at age 67, his publisher said Thursday.
Bernard L. Shaw, a San Francisco police officer who served as Patty Hearst's body guard and later married her, has died at the age of 68.
Bernard L. Shaw, who was Patty Hearst Shaw's husband and Hearst Corp.'s vice president for corporate security, has died at the age of 68.
Dyron Nix, a former Southeastern Conference scoring champion at Tennessee, has died. He was 46.
Lubomir Doruzka, a renowned Czech music critic who led his readers through the world of jazz in the turbulent 20th century, has died. He was 89.
Peter O'Toole, who donned flowing white robes and rode a camel to movie stardom in David Lean's epic 1962 film "Lawrence of Arabia," receiving the first of his eight Academy Award nominations for best actor, has died at age 81.
Joan Fontaine, the coolly beautiful 1940s actress who won an Academy Award for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion" and who became almost as well-known for her lifelong feud with her famous older sister, Olivia de Havilland, died Sunday. She was 96.
Romance writer Janet Dailey, whose books have sold more than 325 million copies worldwide, has died at her southwest Missouri home. She was 69.
The college roommate of actor Tom Laughlin remembers him as more gentle than his on-screen character in the "Billy Jack" film.
LOS ANGELES _ Tom Laughlin, a filmmaker who drew a huge following for his movies about the ill-tempered, karate-chopping pacifist Billy Jack, died Thursday at a Thousand Oaks, Calif., hospital. He was 82.