The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday. Colo died in her sleep overnight, less than a month after her birthday, the zoo announced. She surpassed the usual...
Dick Gautier, who is best known to baby-boomers as Hymie the Robot in "Get Smart," died Friday in Los Angeles of pneumonia, according to his daughter, Denise. He was 85. Born in Culver City, Calif., Gautier quickly helped Hymie make an impression in the 1960s spy spoof. Show More Summary
Tony Rosato, one of only three comedians to perform on TV as a cast member of both SCTV and Saturday Night Live, has died of an apparent heart attack. Rosato was 62. Born in Naples, Italy, on Dec. 26, 1954, Rosato immigrated to Canada with his parents when he was 4. He could have become […]
(John Hinderaker) Between the time I went to bed last night and when I got home from work today, the fake news story about the purported Russian dossier on Donald Trump was born, flowered and died. At this juncture, I think only one point is worth making. Show More Summary
Conjoined twins who were born last week in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, have tragically died. Relatives posted a video of the baby boys to YouTube on Jan. 6. The short video shows the newborns, who shared one body, with tubes leading to their noses. Show More Summary
Books speak of pregnancy as a pastel-hued dream. But the idea that suddenly you have so much more to lose can be frightening For many years, having a child was the thing I desired most of all. Unlike other desires, I couldn’t articulate why. Show More Summary
Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria is arguably the most celebrated drug lord in his home country, Colombia. Born in December 1949, he was among the most feared drug lords of his time. According to his chief assassin, John Jairo Velásquez, Pablo Escobar was responsible for the deaths of about 3,000 people. Show More Summary
Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1804 (the same year that the Lewis and Clark Expedition began), Jim Bridger moved to St. Louis, Missouri, during his childhood; after his parents died, Jim joined a fur trapping company at the age of 16...Show More Summary
My fiance, Andrew Ward, who has died aged 38, was born with cystic fibrosis. The life expectancy of someone born today with CF is 41, but for Andy it was a triumph to reach adulthood. Throughout his life he defied the odds. Andy was born and brought up in Leeds, the son of Valerie Bond (nee Ward), a cleaner, and Steven Westerman, a builder. Show More Summary
A man from Compton made a 30 minute video explaining the complexities of living in Hub City to Chris Brown & Soulja Boy. The truth of the matter is that people have died, families have been broken, and lives
The congressional Select Panel on Infant Lives has issued its final report, with a detailed account including violations of criminal law and women’s rights by University of New Mexico (UNM) and Southwestern Women’s Options (SWO) late-term abortion business. The report is substantiated by numerous documents and testimony from abortion doctors at both the university and […]
On Dec. 8, 1596, 48 people were burned at the stake in what Haaretz calls one of the "most dramatic" autos-da-fe the New World had seen. Among those to die was 30-year-old Luis de Carvajal the Younger, born in Spain to a family of Jewish "conversos"—forced to convert to...
The Universe is cycles. Planets orbit their stars. Stars are born and die and seed the Universe with more gas and elements to create more stars. Galaxies spin. Closer to home, we see the Sun rising and setting, we awake and we sleep....Show More Summary
Pan Pan the Panda was born in the wild, then taken into captivity to reinvigorate his species with what became legendary virility. He has gone on to eat the great bamboo shoot in the sky, and make love to the angel pandas. Read more...
Bernard Zaslav, who was born in 1926, died yesterday afternoon at the age of 90. He holds a very special and a very permanent place in my heart. I got to know Bernie extremely well, first through his recordings, then through the internet...Show More Summary
Whenever I think of Debbie Reynolds, who died on Wednesday, the first word that comes to mind is pluck. Born in El Paso, TX in 1932 to a ditch-digging father and a laundress mother, she had courage and determination in droves, which served her well once her family moved to Burbank, CA and she decided to set her sights on Hollywood. Show More Summary
People of all ages spend anywhere from months to years on the organ transplant list, many even dying while they wait, but 5-month-old Daniel McCabe's wait was an unprecedented 40 minutes. The infant was born with discolored, yellowing...Show More Summary
If you thought your daughter bringing home James Franco was a headache, just watch what happens when she falls for a certain notorious high school science teacher from New Mexico. The folks at Funny Or Die have combined two of Bryan Cranston’s finest performances into one hilarious mashup. Show More Summary
Carrie Fisher, the widely beloved actress and author born into Hollywood royalty who later became an icon for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died. She was admitted to intensive care on December 23 at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a heart attack while aboard a United Airlines flight from London to L.A. Show More Summary
English singer-songwriter George Michael died December 25 at his home in Oxforshire, reports the BBC. His publicist said he died peacefully. Born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, Michael rose to fame as part of the duo Wham! with Andrew...Show More Summary