Cokie Roberts, Journalist and Commentator, Is Dead at 75

Cokie Roberts, the longtime journalist and commentator for ABC News and NPR, died on Tuesday in Washington. She was 75. ABC News announced her death. The cause was complications of breast cancer. Ms. Roberts, a winner of three Emmy Awards, co-anchored ABC’s “This Week” with Sam Donaldson from 1996 to 2002. She was also a political commentator, chief congressional analyst […]

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Hilarious obituary honors prankster dad. He left ‘a house full of crap’ and decades of laughter

Joe Heller, a frequent shopper at a dump, “left his family with a house full of crap, 300 pounds of birdseed and dead houseplants that they have no idea what to do with,” writes his family in his obituary. The out-of-the ordinary, down-to earth viral obituary is bringing a lot of smiles after the 82-year-old Connecticut man, writes his family, “made his […]

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Pua Magasiva Dead: Red Ranger On ‘Power Rangers Ninja Storm’ Was 38

Pua Magasiva, who played the Red Ranger on “Power Rangers Ninja Storm,” was found dead Saturday in New Zealand. Police arriving at a Wellington, New Zealand residence early on Saturday founder Magasive unresponsive, according to a New Zealand Herald report. He was 38-years-old and police said preliminarily there were “no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.” Magasiva portrayed Red Wind Ranger […]

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John Dingell Jr., a House ‘Bull’ Who Served the Longest, Is Dead at 92

John D. Dingell Jr., a powerful and tenacious Michigan Democrat who pushed landmark legislation, exposed corruption in government and became the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, died on Thursday. He was 92. His wife, Representative Debbie Dingell, announced the death in a statement. Ms. Dingell, who won election to his seat after he announced his retirement in 2014, […]

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Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Times Columnist and Humorist, Dies at 93

Russell Baker, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose whimsical, irreverent “Observer” column appeared in The New York Times and hundreds of other newspapers for 36 years and turned a backwoods-born Virginian into one of America’s most celebrated writers, died on Monday at his home in Leesburg, Va. He was 93. The cause was complications from a fall, according to his […]

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John Bogle, Vanguard founder and low-cost investing pioneer, dies at 89

(Reuters) – John Bogle, whose family’s struggles during the Great Depression led him to pioneer low-cost investing and to found Vanguard Group, now the world’s biggest mutual fund firm, died on Wednesday at the age of 89, Vanguard said. Bogle had been in frail health for years, surviving at least six heart attacks and receiving a heart transplant in 1996. […]

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