The serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur and venture capitalist died unexpectedly while on vacation abroad with his wife, Sheryl Sandberg, author of “Lean In.”
Rolf Smedvig performed as a soloist with the Seattle Symphony at age 13; at 18, he was picked by Leonard Bernstein to be the trumpet soloist in the world premiere of his “Mass.”
Betsy von Furstenberg was tutored by the choreographer Anton Dolin when she was 4 and performed with American Ballet Theatre when she was 7.
U.S. District Judge John Heyburn II had been battling cancer.
The radial tire offered a significant improvement over the bias-ply tires because its construction improved contact with the ground and reduced heat buildup, for better efficiency and longer tire life.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Dan Walker, a combative populist who became Illinois governor after condemning Chicago's reaction to Democratic National Convention demonstrations as "a police riot" and later went to prison for bank fraud, died Wednesday. He was 92. The self-styled reformer died at his home in Chula Vista, California, according to his son Dan...
Jean Nidetch, a housewife who tackled her own obesity, then shared her guiding principles with others in meetings that became known as Weight Watchers, has died. She was 91.
Jack Ely, the singer known for “Louie Louie,” the low-budget recording that became one the most famous songs of the 20th century, died at his home in Redmond, Oregon, after a long battle with an illness. He was 71.
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending April 25.
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71. "He conveyed nothing so much as the sheer joy of watching movies — and writing about them," Time theater critic Richard Zoglin said in an online...