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Longtime broadcast news executive William J. Small, who led CBS News’ Washington coverage during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War and Watergate and was later president of NBC News and United Press International, died Sunday, CBS News said. He was 93.
Mr. Osmond, on TV’s “Leave It to Beaver,” played two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell, a role so memorable it left him typecast and led to a second career as a police officer.
Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54.
The German photographer who shot some of the earliest and most striking images of the Beatles and had a lasting impact on their visual style, died Tuesday in her native Hamburg, days before her 82nd birthday.
Mr. Macurdy sang 1,001 performances at the Metropolitan Opera over four decades and created characters in notable world premieres.
Betty Wright, the Grammy-winning soul singer and songwriter whose influential 1970s hits included “Clean Up Woman” and “Where is the Love,” has died at age 66.
Elizabeth Ellis, the longtime publisher of the Journal Inquirer in Connecticut, has died. She was 92.
Idir, an Algerian singer who gave voice to the Berber and Kabyle cultures, has died in Paris. He was 70.
Mr. Lloyd was a longtime television and film actor who appeared in the television shows “Scrubs” and “Desperate Housewives.”
A television series aired by a Saudi broadcaster during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has sparked controversy by offering a positive depiction of a Jewish community in the Gulf at the time of Israel’s creation.
A train likely belonging to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been parked at his compound on the country’s east coast since last week, satellite imagery showed, amid speculation about his health that has been caused, in part, by a long period out of the public eye.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered an end to the death penalty for crimes committed by minors, according to a statement Sunday by a top official.
Mr. Kovner worked at the Courant for nearly 25 years and was part of a team of journalists that won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the deadly 1998 shootings at the Connecticut Lottery headquarters.
Harold Reid, who sang bass for the Grammy-winning country group the Statler Brothers, has died after a long battle with kidney failure. He was 80.
Betsy Wyeth was the widow, business manager, and muse of painter Andrew Wyeth.
Mr. Maccioni watched Le Cirque grow into arguably Manhattan’s favorite dining room of the rich and famous.
Mr. Dennehy, a burly actor, started in films as a macho heavy and later in his career won plaudits for his stage work.
Mr. Daviau shot three of Steven Spielberg’s films, including “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.”
Condé Nast, the most glittering of all magazine publishers, is the latest media casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mr. Garfield was a vital player in classic 1970s films like “The Conversation” and “Nashville.”
Mr. Diffie had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like “Home” and “Pickup Man.”
But the Kremlin disputed part of Trump’s tweet, leading to skepticism that a deal was imminent.
Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was 85.
“Never Rarely Sometimes Always” is a road-trip movie, but with the stakes high and the hi-jinks nonexistent.
An opposition politician in Hong Kong has been arrested over an online post criticizing a policeman who blinded a journalist in one eye during anti-government protests last year, local media said.
Woody Allen’s memoir, “Apropros of Nothing”, dropped by its original publisher after widespread criticism, has found a new home at Arcade Publishing.
The widow of Yuri Gagarin, the first human to fly to space, died Tuesday. She was 84.
Lyle Waggoner, the tall, dark-haired and handsome comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show” who also played a superhero’s partner on “Wonder Woman,” died Tuesday. He was 84.
Stuart Whitman, a prolific lead and character actor who appeared in hundreds of film and television productions and received an Oscar nomination as a pedophile in the 1961 drama “The Mark,” has died.
French-American filmmaker and actress Tonie Marshall, the only female director to ever win a Cesar award — France’s equivalent of the Oscars — has died. She was 68.
Bobbie Battista, who was among the original anchors for CNN Headline News and hosted CNN’s “TalkBack Live,” has died. She was 67.
Veteran MSNBC host Chris Matthews said he’s retiring from his show “Hardball,” citing his inappropriate comments about women.
Lee Phillip Bell, who co-created “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” and hosted her own daytime talk show in Chicago for 33 years, has died. She was 91.
Ja’Net Dubois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons” has died.
Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself.
Mr. Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as “Norwood” and “Gringos” and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody Western “True Grit” was a best-seller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Monday at age 86.
Owen Bieber, who led the United Auto Workers union from the auto industry’s dark days of the early 1980s to the prosperity of the mid-1990s, has died. He was 90.
Lyle Mays, a jazz keyboardist whose work, chiefly with the Pat Metheny Group, won nearly a dozen Grammy Awards, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 66.
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series “Hawaiian Eye” and “The Wild, Wild West,” died Saturday. He was 84.
Community theaters survive by challenging their audiences with works involving complex themes and strengthening their already strong local ties.
Barnes & Noble is withdrawing a planned line of famous literature reissued with multicultural cover images that has been met with widespread criticism on social media.
Mr. Steiner became one of the world’s leading public intellectuals through his uncommon erudition, multilingual perspective and the provocative lessons he drew from his Jewish roots and escape from the Holocaust.
The 18th annual Salem’s So Sweet festival on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 8 and 9, is a perfect antidote to the mid-winter blues.
Monkeys are taking over a gallery at the Fuller Craft Museum, starting Feb. 15, for an exhibit called “The Great Monkey Project.”