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  • Hollywood is a dead town, at least on this morbid tour

    Hollywood is a dead town, at least on this morbid tour
    LOS ANGELES Exploiting the dead is distasteful. I think we all can agree on that. Let the departed, dearly and otherwise, rest in peace. For when we die sorry to plunge you into existential despair so early in the day, but it will happen our dignity and right to be treated with a modicum of human decency should not expire with us.
  • 'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

    Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. He was 76. King died Thursday of...

    Heroin use on the rise among teens and adolescents

    Heroin use on the rise among teens and adolescents
    No parent wants to imagine his or her child engaging in recreational drug use, but suburban areas are experiencing a noticeable uptick in heroin usage among teenagers. Once deemed a "city drug," heroin is now infiltrating suburban hamlets, where more...

    George Sluizer dies at 82; directed River Phoenix's last movie

    George Sluizer dies at 82; directed River Phoenix's last movie
    George Sluizer, 82, the Dutch filmmaker who directed River Phoenix's last movie, "Dark Blood," died Saturday "after a long illness," according to organizers of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. The specific...

    George Sluizer, Director of 'The Vanishing,' Dies at 82

    Dutch director George Sluizer died Saturday in Amsterdam after a long battle with an illness, Dutch media reported on Monday. He was 82. "Sluizer had been ill for a long time," Dutch public broadcaster the NOS said, quoting relatives. "In 2007, he barely...