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COVID-19 kills former Lebanese militant Anis Naccache

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DAMASCUS, Syria — Anis Naccache, a former pro-Palestinian militant who participated in the 1975 kidnapping of oil ministers in Vienna, died Monday after battling...

Ex-Ecuadorian leader Gustavo Noboa dies after brain surgery

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QUITO, Ecuador — Former President Gustavo Noboa, who restored some stability to Ecuador during a profound economic crisis that produced political turmoil at the...

Ex-Chicago Teachers Union leader Karen Lewis dies at age 67

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CHICAGO — Karen Lewis, a former Chicago Teachers Union president and onetime mayoral hopeful, has died at age 67, a spokeswoman said Monday. ...

Millie Hughes-Fulford, trailblazing astronaut, dies at 75

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SAN FRANCISCO — Millie Hughes-Fulford, a trailblazing astronaut and scientist who became the first female payload specialist to fly in space for NASA, died...

Marshall Cassidy, longtime horse racing caller, dies at 75

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Marshall Cassidy, who served as the New York Racing Association’s lead race caller throughout the 1980s, has died. He was 75. ...

Phil Rollins, who led Louisville to 1956 NIT title, dies

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Phil Rollins, a starting guard on Louisville’s 1956 NIT championship squad who went on to play in the NBA, has died....

Pioneering Hollywood casting director Lynn Stalmaster dies

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Lynn Stalmaster, the Oscar-winning casting director whose eye for talent helped launch the careers of John Travolta, Christopher Reeve, Richard Dreyfuss and many other...