Cirilo Flores entered the priesthood at 43, but by his mid-60s was named to one of the most visible Catholic church posts in the United States.
'Chicago Fire' actress Molly Glynn died Saturday, a day after she was hit by a falling tree while biking on a north suburban forest preserve trail, officials and Glynn's husband said.
S. Truett Cathy, who turned a humble hometown restaurant featuring a boneless fried chicken sandwich into the Chick-fil-A juggernaut, died Monday at 1:35 a.m. He was 93.
The jungle airstrip was a burning mess and about 1,000 feet shorter than Maj. Bernard F. Fisher would have liked.
The first director of the Sheldon Museum of Art on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus has died at the age of 98.
Noel Hinners, a former chief scientist for NASA who helped plan the scientific exploration of the moon for the Apollo program and later oversaw projects such as the Mars Surveyor Program, has died.
In 1986, Joan Rivers made a fateful call to her mentor Johnny Carson.
Gustavo Cerati, Argentina's much-loved and influential rock star who was the leader of the acclaimed band Soda Stereo, died Thursday, four years after lapsing into a coma. He was 55.
Andrew V. McLaglen, a prolific veteran of westerns, action films and television who directed many of classic Hollywood's most enduring stars - including John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and William Holden - died Aug. 30 at his home in Friday Harbor, Wash. He was 94.
Charlie Powell sacked Detroit Lions quarterback Bobby Layne 10 times in one NFL game and fought Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson near their time as heavyweight boxing champions.
Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69.