Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter and country queen, dies

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of…

Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter and country queen, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her…

Woman known as Restaurateur to the Stars dies at 106

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Madame Sylvia Wu, whose Chinese restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica served the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Cary Grant, Mae West and Frank Sinatra, has…

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dies at age 59

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop’s biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his…

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dies at age 59

LOS ANGELES – Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop’s biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager…

Pharoah Sanders, influential jazz saxophonist, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES – Pharoah Sanders, the influential tenor saxophonist revered in the jazz world for the spirituality of his work, has died, his record label announced. He was 81. Sanders,…

Pharoah Sanders, influential jazz saxophonist, dies at 81

Pharoah Sanders, the influential tenor saxophonist revered in the jazz world for the spirituality of his work, has died, his record label announced. He was 81. Sanders, also known for…

Oscar-winning ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ actor Louise Fletcher dies

LOS ANGELES – Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” set a new standard for…

Oscar-winning ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ actor Louise Fletcher dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” set a new standard…

Hilary Mantel, author of “Wolf Hall” Tudor saga, dies at 70

LONDON – Hilary Mantel, the Booker Prize-winning author who turned Tudor power politics into page-turning fiction in the acclaimed “Wolf Hall” trilogy of historical novels, has died, her publisher said…