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Funeral services set for US Rep. Elijah Cummings

BALTIMORE (AP) - A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for...

‘Maude’ co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to...

‘Heartbroken’: GOP mourns Cummings as friend, statesman

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Barack Obama is praising Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings for his principled stands and pursuit of truth, justice and reconciliation....

Alicia Alonso, the grande dame of Cuban ballet, has died

HAVANA (AP) - Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly 75-year career made her an icon of artistic loyalty to Cuba's socialist...

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the powerful chairman of...

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee...

Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper’s son, took on Trump

BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional...

Hollywood ‘fixer’ Scotty Bowers dies; he wrote tell-all book

NEW YORK (AP) - Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" whose memoir offered sensational accounts of the sex lives of such celebrities as Katharine...

Harold Bloom, author of ‘Anxiety of Influence,’ dies at 89

NEW YORK (AP) - Harold Bloom, the critic and Yale professor whose seminal "The Anxiety of Influence" and melancholy regard for literature's old masters...

Jessye Norman, opera icon, memorialized at hometown funeral

Jessye Norman's illustrious opera career and extraordinary artistry was honored at her public funeral. So was Jessye Norman the loyal friend, the humanitarian, the...