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  1. Boxing Legend Joe Frazier, Who Inspired Iconic 'Rocky' Scenes, Dies at Age 67 (Video)

    9:38 pm 11/7/2011

    Frazier's epic fights against longtime foil Muhammad Ali were so big that Frank Sinatra was shooting pictures at ringside; the Thrilla in Manila became the subject of an HBO documentary.Read more

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  2. Legendary Comic Writer Hal Kanter, Creator of Landmark Series 'Julia,' Dies at 92

    7:08 pm 11/7/2011

    The 1960s show starring Diahann Carroll made history for being the first sitcom to feature an African-American actress lead playing a character who was a professional woman rather than a domestic worker.Read more

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  3. Conrad Murray Verdict: What Michael Jackson's Family Is Saying

    4:45 pm 11/7/2011

    Katherine Jackson tears up, while La Toya says her brother "was in the courtroom, and that's why victory was served."Read more

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  4. Yves St. Laurent's Longtime Muse Loulou de la Falaise Dies at 64

    4:33 pm 11/7/2011

    Credited with inspiring label's "Le Smoking" jacket, the designer praised the former model's intuition, charm and "lightness of touch."Read more

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  5. Margaret Field, Actress and Mother of Sally Field, Dies at 89

    1:31 pm 11/7/2011

    She starred in the 1951 sci-fi classic "The Man From Planet X" and appeared in dozens of TV shows.Read more

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  6. Vans Shoes Designer James Van Doren Dies; Footwear Became National Fad After 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High'

    10:45 pm 11/6/2011

    Sean Penn wore a black-and-white checkerboard pair in his breakout role as Spicoli in the 1982 movie.Read more

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  7. '60 Minutes' Pays Tribute to Andy Rooney: 'America's Favorite Grouch-in-Chief' (Video)

    6:48 pm 11/6/2011

    The CBS News program airs a segment Sunday spotlighting the career highlights and lowlights of its former commentator, who died Friday at age 92.Read more

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  8. Andy Rooney Dies: What Hollywood Is Saying

    11:16 am 11/5/2011

    On Saturday, Bill Prady, Felicia Day and Michael Chiklis were among those reacting to the "60 Minutes" contributor's death.Read more

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  9. Comic Actor Sid Melton Dies at 94

    12:24 pm 11/4/2011

    Veteran played a club owner on three series starring Danny Thomas.Read more

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  10. Bubba Smith Died of Drug Intoxication, Coroner Says

    1:56 pm 11/2/2011

    The official cause of death for the former professional football and actor was announced Wednesday.Read more

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