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Joseph Flom dies: Lawyer who mastered hostile takeovers was 87

Joseph H. Flom, a lawyer whose ruthlessness and expertise in corporate mergers and acquisitions reshaped America's business landscape during the 1980s and helped turn his tiny New York firm into one of the nation's largest practices, died today at a hospital in New York. He was 87. "It is an...

By Emma Brown  | February 23, 2011; 10:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Bernard Nathanson, abortion provider turned pro-life activist, dies

Dr. Bernard Nathanson, an obstetrician who estimated that he was involved in 75,000 abortions -- including one in the 1940s for his then-girlfriend, who had become pregnant with his child -- before he became a leading pro-life activist, died Monday of cancer in New York. He was 84. Dr. Nathanson...

By Emma Brown  | February 22, 2011; 9:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Ex-'Meet the Press' moderator Bill Monroe dies

Bill Monroe, a Washington journalist best known for moderating the NBC Sunday talk show "Meet the Press" during the 1970s and '80s, died this morning at a nursing home in Potomac. He was 90. Founded on television in 1947, "Meet the Press" is one of the longest-running programs in American...

By Emma Brown  | February 17, 2011; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Betty Garrett dies: Actress was 91

Betty Garrett, who was known by television audiences for her recurring roles on the 1970s sitcoms "All in the Family" and "Laverne & Shirley," died Saturday at a hospital in Los Angeles of an aortic aneurysm. She was 91. Prior to her success as a television character actor, Ms. Garrett...

By Emma Brown  | February 13, 2011; 10:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Gary Moore, former Thin Lizzy guitarist, dies at 58

The Associated Press is reporting that rock guitarist Gary Moore has died at 58. Here's the AP's story, followed by a video of Mr. Moore performing "The Boys are Back in Town" -- perhaps Thin Lizzy's best-known hit, at least this side of the Atlantic. LONDON -- Bandmates say rock...

By Emma Brown  | February 6, 2011; 3:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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"Air raid, Pearl Harbor": Who said it?

The Associated Press has published an obituary for Ed Chlapowski, "the man who notified the world that Pearl Harbor was being bombed by the Japanese." Mr. Chlapowski died Sunday of cancer at his home in Billings, Mont. He was 88 and had cancer. According to the AP, Mr. Chlapowski was...

By Emma Brown  | January 19, 2011; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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British film star Susannah York dies at 72, Emma Brown , January 16, 2011
Jewish folk singer Debbie Friedman dies, Emma Brown , January 9, 2011
Remembering activist Judy Bonds, Emma Brown , January 5, 2011
108-year-old tenor Hugues Cuenod dies , Emma Brown , December 7, 2010
Jule Sugarman dies: Head Start founder was 83, Emma Brown , November 4, 2010
Can 'old age' be the cause of death?, Emma Brown , September 19, 2010
James Winner, inventor of 'The Club,' dies, Emma Brown , September 15, 2010
Chicago pol Dan Rostenkowski remembered, Emma Brown , August 11, 2010
Ted Stevens has died, family spokesman says, Emma Brown , August 10, 2010
Theo Albrecht, Trader Joe's owner, dies, Emma Brown , July 28, 2010
Gospel great Walter Hawkins dies at 61, Emma Brown , July 12, 2010
Yankees' 'Voice of God' dies at 99, Emma Brown , July 11, 2010
Swatch founder Nicolas Hayek dies at 82, Emma Brown , June 28, 2010
WWII Nurse in Iconic Photo Dies at 91, Emma Brown , June 23, 2010
Himan Brown, radio drama and your brain, Emma Brown , June 8, 2010
Jazz pianist Hank Jones dies, Emma Brown , May 17, 2010
Metal legend Ronnie James Dio dies at 67, Emma Brown , May 16, 2010
The Daily Goodbye, Emma Brown , May 13, 2010
Panda Doc Devra Kleiman Has Died, Emma Brown , May 3, 2010
Bernard Simon, father of HBO producer, dies, Emma Brown , April 21, 2010
Civil rights leader Benjamin Hooks dies, Emma Brown , April 15, 2010
"Dynasty" actor John Forsythe dies at 92, Emma Brown , April 2, 2010
Actress June Havoc dies , Emma Brown , March 29, 2010
Muslim rituals of death, Emma Brown , March 19, 2010
Chick Lang, Pimlico GM, dies, Emma Brown , March 19, 2010
Three Giants Die, Emma Brown , March 17, 2010
The Personalized Goodbye, Emma Brown , March 16, 2010
Today's best obit headline, Emma Brown , March 3, 2010
To the moon ... and beyond, Emma Brown , March 3, 2010
Frisbee inventor Fred Morrison dies at 90, Emma Brown , February 11, 2010
 
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