Herschell Gordon Lewis, 'godfather of gore,' dies at 87

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Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror filmmaker known as the "godfather of gore," died Monday at 87.

Bataan Death March survivor, artist Ben Steele dies at 98

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Ben Steele's hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen pieces of charcoal and his artist's memory of scenes from his home in Montana.

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Celebrities
8:25am

Arnold Palmer, a golfing king with common touch, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country-club sport popular for the everyman.…
Celebrities
September 26

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the…
Nation
September 25

Some of Arnold Palmer's greatest wins

If there was a single swing that made him "The King," the driver Arnold Palmer hit on the first hole at Cherry Hills was it.Trailing…
Celebrities
September 25

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and…
Music
September 25

Country singer Jean Shepard dies; was Grand Ole Opry staple

Jean Shepard, "the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. Shepard was 82.
Music
September 25

Country singer Jean Shepard dies; was Grand Ole Opry staple

Jean Shepard, "the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. Shepard was 82.
National
September 25

Still no will, but work to settle Prince estate forges ahead

Work to settle Prince's estate is moving forward, and a closed hearing is expected to be held this week to resolve an undisclosed dispute between the likely heirs and the trust company that's managing the estate. Court papers say only that the dispute involves "confidential business agreements." Five months after the musician's death, here's a look at where things stand:
Music
September 24

Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died

Musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
Music
September 24

Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died

Musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
Movies
September 24

Bill Nunn, actor in "Do the Right Thing," dead at 63

Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the "Spider-Man" movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as "Do the Right Thing" and "He Got Game," has died.
National
September 24

Text of Obama's remarks at museum dedication

Text of President Barack Obama's remarks on Saturday at the dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, as provided by the White House.
National
September 24

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential election

A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
National
September 24

New African-American history museum took a decade in build

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opening this weekend in Washington took more than a decade to build. A look at some of the key milestones in its construction:
West Metro
September 23

Obituary: The Rev. Stephen Goold, 68, led New Hope megachurch

After the gay nightclub shootings in Orlando last June, the senior pastor of a conservative evangelical church in New Hope recalls standing before his congregation…
Music
September 23

'Tobacco Road' songwriter John D. Loudermilk dies

John D. Loudermilk, a singer and songwriter who wrote pop and country songs such as "Tobacco Road" and "Indian Reservation," has died. He was 82.
Wild
September 23

Former North Stars owner and president Walter Bush dies at 86

Walter Bush was selected the NHL's Executive of the Year in 1972 by The Hockey News, and won the Lester Patrick Trophy in 1973 for his contributions to the sport in the United States.
Nation
September 23

Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals

Ed Temple, the former Tennessee State track and field coach whose Tigerbelles won 13 Olympic gold medals and helped break down racial and gender barriers in the sport, died Thursday night. He was 89.
Local
September 23

Obituary: Former inmate John Troyer gave others a second chance

John Troyer would often sit in the front row of church dressed in tattered clothes, appearing to be homeless. Sometimes, ushers asked him to leave.…
Nation
September 22

Pioneering California physicist dies; built important tool

A pioneering physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory who helped build a key tool for studying the universe and played a role in the project that created the first atomic bomb has died, a lab official said Thursday.
Variety
September 22

Cystic fibrosis patient dies 5 days after husband passes on

A Kentucky woman afflicted by cystic fibrosis died Thursday, five days after losing her husband to the same genetic lung disease.