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  1. 'Family Circus' Creator Bil Keane Dies

    12:35 pm 11/9/2011

    The comic artist, who started drawing his one-panel cartoon in 1960, died at the age of 89 in Paradise Valley, AZ Nov. 8. Read more

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  2. Heavy D Dies: 5 of the Late Rapper's Most Memorable Songs (Video)

    8:18 pm 11/8/2011

    The recording artist, who died suddenly Tuesday at age 44, gained fame with such songs as "Now That We Found Love" and the "In Living Color" theme.Read more

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  3. Heavy D Dies: 5 Things to Know About the Rapper-Actor

    5:44 pm 11/8/2011

    Upon his untimely death at 44, the Jamaica-born, Queens-raised artist leaves behind a legacy of pop culture influence and one impressive resume. Read more

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  4. Rapper Heavy D Dies at 44

    2:38 pm 11/8/2011

    UPDATED: The artist, actor and record producer -- born Dwight Arrington Myers -- most recently appeared in Brett Ratner's "Tower Heist" as a security guard. Read more

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  5. Costume Designer Theadora Van Runkle Dies at 83

    1:54 pm 11/8/2011

    She influenced a generation with her Oscar-nominated work dressing Faye Dunaway on “Bonnie and Clyde."Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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