| Mar 30, 2011
Farley Granger, a handsome young leading man during Hollywood's post-World War II era who was best known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense thrillers "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope," has died. He was 85.
Granger died of natural...
| Sep 12, 2011
Mary Fickett, who for decades played nurse Ruth Martin on "All My Children" and in 1973 won the first Emmy Award given to an actress in a daytime drama after her character made an impassioned anti-Vietnam War speech, has died. She was 83.
| Apr 18, 2012
Paul Bogart, an Emmy Award-winning director who launched his career during the days of live television in New York and later was a prolific director on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died. He was 92.
Bogart died of age-related...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 6:42 AM
When the United States Steel Corp. went looking for a vast expanse to hold its new manufacturing complex, a "wasteland" of sand dunes and marshes at Lake Michigan's southern tip seemed the best location. Situated between the iron ore beds of the...
| May 27, 2008
Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73.
Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
by Michael Finnegan PITTSBURGH--Barack Obama traded ideas on energy, healthcare and schools with business, labor and academic leaders on Thursday at a campaign forum in Pittsburgh. The group included the chief executive officers of General Motors and...