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  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 12, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, people visit Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood. The comedian was found dead at his home in Northern California on Monday. Warren, Mich.: Cars are stranded along a flooded stretch of...
  • Robin Williams, more than a star, never seemed to age

    Robin Williams, more than a star, never seemed to age
    One of the drawbacks of a life captured on film is the irrefutable evidence of time passing. The camera can hide many things, but not the fact that people, even famous people, grow old. Right before our eyes. With the possible exception of Robin...
  • Robin Williams ran a comedy marathon at a sprint

    Robin Williams was impossible to confuse with any other comedian. He cited Peter Sellers and “The Goon Show” among his inspirations, but among American comedians, his only obvious forebear (and eventual “Mork and Mindy” costar)...
  • Five things for Wednesday, August 13

    Five things for Wednesday, August 13
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a tree grows where Hurricane Charley stormed through 10 years ago; massive red tide in the Gulf; and video of arrest of city commissioner aide. 1. Ten years ago Hurricane Charley barreled through...
  • Robin Williams' Parkinson's diagnosis revealed by wife Susan Schneider

    While urging others to seek help for problems they might be facing, Robin Williams' wife Susan Schneider on Thursday revealed a detail that had previously been kept private: Her husband had been in the "early stages of Parkinson's disease," she said in...
  • Mork, me, a Scotch and starship Enterprise: My Word

    In September 1986, my wife, Linda, and I were guests at the 20th anniversary party for TV's "Star Trek." For my wife, a reporter for Newsweek, getting invites to high-profile Hollywood events were the norm, but we both agreed: This event would be far from...
  • Watch: Joseph Arthur's 'Robin (A Tribute to Robin Williams)'

    Watch: Joseph Arthur's 'Robin (A Tribute to Robin Williams)'
    Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur has recorded a moving tribute to comic Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 in an apparent suicide, and has posted his song, “Robin (A Tribute to Robin Williams 1951-2014),” to YouTube accompanied by...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'

    Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'
    Robin Williams may have been best known for his roles in such as movies as “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting.” But it was his turn as the fast-talking genie in the 1992 Disney...
  • Robin Williams was sober, in early stages of Parkinson's, wife says

    Robin Williams was sober, in early stages of Parkinson's, wife says
    Robin Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide earlier this week, was battling the "early stages" of Parkinson’s disease at the time, his wife said in statement Thursday. Susan Schneider also said Williams' sobriety was intact as...
  • Week in music: FKA Twigs arrives, Kanye fires DJ, Ty Segall burns, more

    Week in music: FKA Twigs arrives, Kanye fires DJ, Ty Segall burns, more
    A week of tragic death, police crackdown, tear gas, drought and Magic!'s "Rude" as the No. 1 pop song in the country. Dog days indeed. Below, the week in music, along with a tip on some weekend melodic salve.  -- FKA Twigs officially arrived this...
  • Robin Williams' suicide focuses attention on Parkinson's, depression

    The death of Robin Williams has focused new attention on Parkinson's disease. Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide Monday, was suffering from the "early stages" of Parkinson's disease, his widow, Susan Schneider, said in a statement...