| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Ed Joyce, a former president of CBS News whose brief, turbulent tenure in the 1980s was marked by threatened corporate takeovers and settlement of a damaging libel lawsuit from Gen. William Westmoreland, has died. He was 81.
His death Saturday at his...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Long before Warren Bennis became a world-renowned expert on leadership and a much-honored USC business professor, he was an infantry officer during World War II in Europe, where he started to hone his ideas about leadership being most effective when it...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Former archbishop of Detroit
Edmund Szoka, 86, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, died of natural causes Wednesday at a hospital in Novi, Mich.,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Edgar H. German Jr., an electrical engineer who founded GT-Tech Inc., died Friday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries suffered in an Aug.1 automobile accident in Reisterstown. He was 82.
The son of Edgar H. German Sr., director of public...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Designer Deborah Sussman, whose bold color choices for thousands of 1984 Olympics signs, gateways, pylons, uniforms and venue exteriors were at first controversial but came to define the look of the event in Los Angeles, died at home Tuesday in West Los...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Dorothy Salisbury Davis, who gained distinction as a "grand master" of mystery writing with tautly spun novels and short stories that portrayed women as strong, complex characters instead of the more usual helpless damsels and femmes fatale, died Aug. 3...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as...
| Aug 25, 2014
Julia Ann Hassett was a professor and department chair in the mathematics and computer science department at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines for 15 years.
"She was really intellectually brilliant and yet in a personal way very deep and soulful,"...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
| Aug 24, 2014
Earl Calloway, a talented singer who performed in operas across the country, reported on fine arts for the Chicago Defender newspaper for nearly 50 years.
"He was a great promoter of the arts, and he was a brilliant writer and interpreter of cultural...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Charles Keating, a Shakespearean actor who injected passages from the Bard into his portrayal of the villainous Carl Hutchins on the soap opera "Another World," has died at his home in Weston, Conn. He was 72.
Keating's death from cancer on Friday was...