By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on April 27, 2017, at 6:08 a.m.
The Marine Corps cinematographer produced some of the most intimate and harrowing glimpses of war seen on film, and his dramatic footage of the Battle of Tarawa during World War II won an Academy Award.
By Jill Serjeant, Reuters on April 26, 2017, at 12:57 p.m.
Movie director Jonathan Demme, best known for “The Silence of the Lambs” has died of cancer. He was 73.
By Reuters on April 26, 2017, at 6:29 a.m.
Erin Moran, known for playing Joanie Cunningham on “Happy Days,” most likely died of stage-four cancer, Variety has confirmed.
By Adam Bernstein, The Washington Post on April 26, 2017, at 6:28 a.m.
In addition to policy matters, cultural issues — including the legacy of feminism — became a defining concern of conservatives.
By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on April 26, 2017, at 6:23 a.m.
She was among the first women sworn in as commissioned officers during World War II.
Robert Pirsig, author of counterculture classic ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,’ dies at 88
By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times on April 25, 2017, at 7:39 a.m.
Robert Pirsig, a perfectionist who published only one major work after “Zen” but inspired college classes, academic conferences and a legion of “Pirsig pilgrims” who retrace the anguished, cross-country motorcycle trip at the heart of his novel, died Monday at his home in South Berwick, Maine.
By The Washington Post on April 24, 2017, at 6:36 a.m.
Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., a combative Maryland political figure who rose to national prominence in 1974 by being the first Republican member of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to call for President Richard M. Nixon’s impeachment, died April 20 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 88.
By Emily Langer, The Washington Post on April 23, 2017, at 8:52 a.m.
Jaak Panksepp, a neuroscientist who helped reveal the emotional lives of animals by tickling rats and listening to their ultrasonic laughter in experiments that upended his field and opened new possibilities for the treatment of depression and other forms of mental illness, died April 18 at his home in Bowling Green, Ohio. He was 73.
By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on April 23, 2017, at 8:07 a.m.
Jay Dickey, an Arkansas Republican who served four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and was best known for a 1996 amendment that effectively put an end to federal research on gun violence — and who later regretted what he had done — died April 20 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He was 77.
By Stuart Oldham, Reuters on April 23, 2017, at 6:50 a.m.
Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the 1970s sitcom “Happy Days,” has died. She was 56.
By Reuters on April 21, 2017, at 6:22 a.m.
Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in Los Angeles, according to ABC. He was 72 .
By Reuters on April 18, 2017, at 6:06 a.m.
Allan Holdsworth, known as a guitarist’s guitarist for his progressive rock and jazz fusion work with bands including Soft Machine, Gong, and U.K., died on Sunday, according to a Facebook post from his daughter Louise. He was 70.
By Philip Pullella, Reuters on April 16, 2017, at 11:01 a.m.
Emma Morano’s life spanned three centuries, two world wars and more than 90 Italian governments.
By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on April 16, 2017, at 10:54 a.m.
Linda Hopkins, a Tony Award-winning singer and actress, who brought a full-throated, gospel-driven spirit to her concert performances and long-running Broadway musical shows, died April 10 in Milwaukee. She was 92.
By Laurence Arnold, Bloomberg News on April 16, 2017, at 10:12 a.m.
Henry Hillman, a billionaire who diversified his family’s Pittsburgh-based coal and coke fortune and provided startup funding for private-equity firm KKR & Co. and Silicon Valley venture-capital company Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has died. He was 98.
By Reuters on April 16, 2017, at 9:04 a.m.
Clifton James, a veteran actor who appeared as Sheriff J.W. Pepper in two James Bond films, died Saturday morning at age 96.
By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on April 16, 2017, at 8:58 a.m.
Robert Taylor, whose ideas for using computers as communication devices were considered visionary, and who fostered several major advances that contributed to the development of the internet and personal computers, died April 13 at his home in Woodside, California. He was 85.
By Samantha Schmidt, The Washington Post on April 13, 2017, at 6:59 a.m.
Dorothy Mengering wasn’t just comedian David Letterman’s mom. She was everyone’s mom.
By Reuters on April 13, 2017, at 6:53 a.m.
Peter Hansen, best known for his long run as lawyer and volunteer addiction counselor Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital,” has died. He was 95.
By Reuters on April 12, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
Comedian and actor Charlie Murphy died in his sleep at a New York hospital on Wednesday at age 57.