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Annie Ross, jazz singer turned actor, dies at 89 in New...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Annie Ross, a popular jazz singer in the 1950s before crossing over into a successful film career, has died. She...

Jimmy Cobb, ‘Kind of Blue’ drummer for Miles Davis, dies

Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and...

Jimmy Cobb, ‘Kind of Blue’ drummer for Miles Davis, dies

Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and...

Ebony and Jet images to be donated after photo archive sale

WASHINGTON (AP) - The first time Darren Walker was featured in The New York Times two decades ago, his grandmother asked when he would...

Ebony and Jet images to be donated after photo archive sale

WASHINGTON (AP) - The first time Darren Walker was featured in The New York Times two decades ago, his grandmother asked when he would...

Today in Music History: The passing of Billie Holiday

On  July 17, 1959, the music world lost a legend. Singer and icon Billie Holiday passed away from cirrhosis of the liver. Reportedly the...

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going,...

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going,...

The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

NEW YORK (AP) - The clarity and the command. The daring and the discipline. The thrill of her voice and the truth of her...

AP Newsbreak: ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) - Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a...