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  • Dick King-Smith dies at 88; his book about a talking pig became the film 'Babe'

    Dick King-Smith dies at 88; his book about a talking pig became the film 'Babe'
    Dick King-Smith, an internationally popular British children's author whose best-known book, the amusing and inspiring story of a sheep-herding pig who talks, was turned into the hit 1995 movie "Babe," has died. He was 88. King-Smith died in his sleep...
  • George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist

    George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist
    George Shearing, the elegant pianist who expanded the boundaries of jazz by adding an orchestral sensibility and a mellow aesthetic to the music, has died. He was 91. Shearing died Monday of congestive heart failure at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York,...
  • Peter Yates dies at 81; director of 'Bullitt'

    Peter Yates dies at 81; director of 'Bullitt'
    Peter Yates, the British director of "Breaking Away," "The Dresser" and "Bullitt," the 1968 Steve McQueen movie whose landmark car chase sequence over the hilly streets of San Francisco was a career-defining moment for both director and star, has died. He...
  • Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'

    Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'
    When British actor Pete Postlethwaite was studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1970s, the head of the school predicted he would fare well as an actor but couldn't resist telling him that he had a face like a "stone archway." "It's all in...
  • Ingrid Pitt dies at 73; one of Britain's best-known horror stars

    Ingrid Pitt dies at 73; one of Britain's best-known horror stars
    Ingrid Pitt, who survived a Nazi concentration camp and dodged Communist police to become one of Britain's best-known horror stars, died Tuesday in London only days after her 73rd birthday. Her daughter, Steffanie Pitt, said her mother collapsed while on...
  • PASSINGS: Ryne Duren, Mick Karn, Jill Haworth

    PASSINGS: Ryne Duren, Mick Karn, Jill Haworth
    Ryne Duren All-Star pitcher with Angels, Yankees had blazing fastball Ryne Duren, 81, an All-Star pitcher who joined the Los Angeles Angels during their first season and whose blazing fastball, occasional wildness and thick glasses provided the...
  • PASSINGS: John Walker

    PASSINGS: John Walker
    John Walker, 67, a guitarist and singer who was one of the founding members of the Walker Brothers, a 1960s rock band whose biggest hit was "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)," died of liver cancer Saturday in Los Angeles, according to his personal...
  • Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter

    Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter
    British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...
  • Highlights from Roger Goodell's Q&A with Ravens fans

    Highlights from Roger Goodell's Q&A with Ravens fans
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was at M&T Bank Stadium for Sunday’s divisional round game between the Ravens and the Houston Texans. Before the game, he took part in a fan forum with Ravens fans and after that he fielded questions from the media....
  • Nemesis: Sub-Terra ride set to open in 2012 at Britain's Alton Towers

    Nemesis: Sub-Terra ride set to open in 2012 at Britain's Alton Towers
    A new indoor dark ride debuting in 2012 at Britain's Alton Towers theme park promises to be a psychologically terrifying and physically thrilling experience set in the secret underground catacomb of an alien creature. Dubbed Nemesis: Sub-Terra, the new...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers
    Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...