- B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas Updated: May-23-15 12:37 am
LAS VEGAS - B.B. King kept drawing fans Friday in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta.
- Man released from Guantanamo in December dies in Kazakhstan Updated: May-22-15 8:37 pm
MIAMI - A man who was released from the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in December and resettled in Kazakhstan has died in that Central Asian country, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.
- Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89 Updated: May-22-15 6:28 pm
PHOENIX - Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world.
- Pacolet Mayor Elaine Harris dies after fighting cancer Updated: May-22-15 5:53 pm
PACOLET, South Carolina - Elaine Harris, the mayor of Pacolet since 2001, has died after a long battle with cancer. She was 68.
- 19 long-dead Oregon hospital patients get military honors Updated: May-22-15 5:07 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - They served in the Civil War, the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War and World War I. But for decades, their ashes and those of thousands of others lay abandoned in corroded urns in an outbuilding at Oregon's state psychiatric hospital.
- Report says 49 kids died of abuse, neglect in fiscal 2013 Updated: May-22-15 3:39 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A new report from the Indiana Department of Child Services has found that 49 children died of abuse or neglect in the state during fiscal year 2013.
- Oklahoma native, Harlem Globetrotter Haynes dies at age 89 Updated: May-22-15 3:37 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Harlem Globetrotter star and Oklahoma native Marques Haynes has died at age 89.
- Correction: Air Force Station-Crash story Updated: May-22-15 2:26 pm
HONOLULU - In a story May 20 about the death of a second Marine during a training exercise in Hawaii, The Associated Press, relying on information from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, erroneously reported the hometown of Lance Cpt. Matthew Determan. He was from Ahwatukee, Arizona, not Maricopa.
- Correction: Obit-Bruce Lundvall story Updated: May-22-15 1:25 pm
NEW YORK - In a story May 20 about the death of jazz recording executive Bruce Lundvall, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Lundvall failed to regain consciousness after surgery. In fact, he regained consciousness prior to his death. The story also inaccurately stated Lundvali left Blue Note Records in 2010. Rather, he remained with the label as chairman emeritus.
- B.B. King public viewing expected to draw lines in Las Vegas Updated: May-22-15 5:55 am
LAS VEGAS - A funeral director says he's prepared for lines around the block for a public viewing of blues legend B.B. King in Las Vegas.
- Blues great B.B. King's daughter to host Vegas Strip event Updated: May-21-15 4:41 pm
LAS VEGAS - B.B. King's eldest daughter says she'll host a free musical tribute event at a Las Vegas Strip venue after a public viewing of her father's body at a funeral chapel.
- Longtime Ohio State spokesman Steve Snapp dead at 69 Updated: May-21-15 1:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Steve Snapp, a longtime Ohio State athletics spokesman and sports information director, has died. He was 69.
- Montana native killed in Air Force vehicle accident Updated: May-21-15 9:27 am
HAMILTON, Montana - A funeral service will be held in Hamilton on Saturday for a Montana native who died of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident on a U.S. Air Force Base in New Mexico.
- Noted jazz musician Bob Belden dies in NYC at age 58 Updated: May-20-15 11:50 pm
NEW YORK - Bob Belden, a Grammy-winning jazz musician, composer, arranger and producer who was the first American musician to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution when he toured there earlier this year, died Wednesday. He was 58.
- Former Idaho first lady Lola Evans dies Updated: May-20-15 6:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Former Idaho first lady Lola Evans died Tuesday in her Boise home. She was married to former Democratic Gov. John Evans for nearly 70 years.
- Second man caught of Wyoming avalanche dies Updated: May-20-15 5:50 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - An avalanche in northwest Wyoming that killed two men and injured one other involved snow only a few inches deep, according to one of the skiers involved.
- B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta Updated: May-20-15 4:51 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began.
- 'Happy' Rockefeller, widow of former vice president, dies Updated: May-20-15 1:49 pm
Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller, the widow of former U.S. Vice President and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and one of the first women to speak publicly about her breast cancer in the 1970s, has died. She was 88.
- Family of soldier missing in Korean War to get his medals Updated: May-20-15 9:03 am
WHITE SHIELD, North Dakota - The family of a North Dakota soldier deemed missing in action during the Korean War is getting his medals and awards.
- Filmmaker, artist Prashant Bhargava dies at 42 Updated: May-19-15 8:13 pm
LOS ANGELES - Prashant Bhargava, a deeply humane filmmaker and artist perhaps best known for the 2011 film "Patang" ("The Kite"), died Friday of cardiac arrest in New York. He was 42.
- Funeral services scheduled for PawSox president Skeffington Updated: May-19-15 5:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Funeral services have been scheduled for James Skeffington, the principal owner of the Pawtucket Red Sox, who died Sunday evening.
- President of $3.3 billion Templeton Foundation dies Updated: May-19-15 3:41 pm
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania - John M. Templeton, president and chairman of the $3.34 billion John Templeton Foundation, has died. He was 75.
- Chincoteague stud Surfer Dude found dead: 'He was the man' Updated: May-19-15 2:31 pm
CHINCOTEAGUE, Virginia - With his long, blond mane, bronze-colored body and sweet disposition, Surfer Dude was perhaps the most popular pony of his day. The stallion, who sired dozens of ponies like those celebrated in the childhood classic "Misty of Chincoteague," has died.
- Coroner: Notre Dame student's falling death was accident Updated: May-19-15 10:29 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A University of Notre Dame senior's death the day before his graduation was an accident when he fell 35 feet from the roof of a campus sports arena, the St. Joseph County coroner has ruled.
- Restaurateur, philanthropist T.J. Moran dies at 84 Updated: May-18-15 9:00 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge restaurateur and philanthropist T.J. Moran, who founded TJ Ribs and Ruffino's and opened the area's first Ruth's Chris Steak House franchise, has died. He was 84.