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  1. Rapper Slim Dunkin Murdered After Fight Over Candy, Witnesses Tell Police

    6:05 pm 12/21/2011

    "Based on the evidence we have, whoever he was fighting with secured a weapon and shot him," a detective says, adding that the witnesses' testimony has not been confirmed.Read more

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  2. Doe Avedon, Actress and Wife of Director Don Siegel, Dies at 86

    7:48 pm 12/20/2011

    She was also married to photographer Richard Avedon, and their love story was the basis of 1957 Audrey Hepburn musical "Funny Face."Read more

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  3. Jon Bon Jovi Tweets Photo Proving He's Not Dead

    7:49 pm 12/19/2011

    The Internet went into a frenzy Monday after a false report declared that the singer-turned-actor, who is on the big screen in "New Year's Eve," had suffered cardiac arrest and stopped breathing.Read more

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  4. Kim Jong Il's Death: 5 Memorable Parodies of the North Korean Dictator (Video)

    6:12 pm 12/19/2011

    From "Team America: World Police" to "30 Rock," the late leader -- and dedicated film fan -- has been spoofed frequently in pop culture. Read more

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  5. Former Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel Dies at 75

    5:25 am 12/18/2011

    Former dissident playwright and recently debuted filmmaker dies after prolonged ill health.Read more

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  6. Cesaria Evora, Known as 'Barefoot Diva,' Dies at 70

    1:28 pm 12/17/2011

    The Grammy-winning singer had retired in September due to health problems.Read more

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  7. Rapper Slim Dunkin Killed in Atlanta Studio

    9:14 am 12/17/2011

    Police say that the artist, whose real name is Mario Hamilton, was fatally shot in the chest after getting into an altercation prior to a video shoot.Read more

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  8. Legendary R&B Singer Etta James Dies at 73

    12:04 am 12/17/2011

    The soulful artist battled personal demons throughout her six-decade career headlined by her signature ballad "At Last."Read more

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  9. Ricky Gervais Pays Tribute to Christopher Hitchens on Twitter

    5:32 am 12/16/2011

    The Golden Globes troublemaker calls the late TV pundit a "brave man and a hero of mine."Read more

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  10. Vanity Fair's Christopher Hitchens Dies at 62

    9:36 pm 12/15/2011

    UPDATED: The controversial writer and TV pundit took aim at such targets as Mel Gibson, Michael Moore, Bob Hope, Bill Clinton, Mother Teresa and organized religion.Read more

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