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  1. Nick Ashford of Ashford & Simpson Songwriting Duo Dies (Video)

    6:35 pm 8/22/2011

    He and wife Valerie Simpson penned Motown hits like "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand."Read more

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  2. Jerry Leiber, Lyricist Behind "Jailhouse Rock" and "Chapel of Love," Dies

    2:56 pm 8/22/2011

    In partnership with songwriter Mike Stoller, Leiber penned hits such as "There Goes My Baby" and "Hound Dog."Read more

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  3. Former CBS News VP Lane Venardos Dies at 67

    12:03 pm 8/20/2011

    He worked at CBS News for more than 30 years.Read more

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  4. Raul Ruiz, 'Mysteries of Lisbon' Director, Dies

    6:39 am 8/19/2011

    The filmmaker, who directed Catherine Deneuve in "Geneologies of a Crime," died of a pulmonary infection at 70.Read more

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  5. Edie Wasserman, Wife of Lew Wasserman, Dies at 95

    4:12 pm 8/18/2011

    UPDATED: She was a philanthropist, patron of education and the arts and for decades the "first lady" of Hollywood.Read more

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  6. Gualtiero Jacopetti, Filmmaker Behind First 'Mondo' Movies, Dies at 92

    1:51 pm 8/18/2011

    The Italian director and screenwriter was part of the team that triggered the "shockumentary" craze.Read more

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  7. Standup Comic Vic Dunlop Dies at 62

    5:45 pm 8/17/2011

    He starred on the ABC game show "Make Me Laugh" and the 1993 film "Breakfast of Aliens."Read more

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  8. Bollywood Star Shammi Kapoor, the 'Elvis Presley of India,' Dies at 79

    4:24 pm 8/14/2011

    The veteran actor was known for roles in such films as "Junglee," "Professor" and "An Evening in Paris."Read more

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  9. Jani Lane's Death: Hollywood, Fellow Musicians React

    10:40 pm 8/11/2011

    “We'd like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jani Lane regarding their loss,” tweeted Bret Michaels of the former Warrant frontman.Read more

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  10. Warrant’s Former Lead Singer Jani Lane Found Dead in Hotel (Report)

    10:16 pm 8/11/2011

    The singer, who had a history of alcohol-related arrests, was 47.Read more

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