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  • Ted Stevens dies at 86; Alaska's U.S. senator for 40 years

    Ted Stevens dies at 86; Alaska's U.S. senator for 40 years
    Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, who died in a plane crash Monday, was a brusque political patron who dominated Alaska's transformation from wild frontier to modern state until he became entangled in corruption charges. Stevens was the longest-serving...
  • James MacArthur dies at 72; actor played 'Danno' on 'Hawaii Five-0'

    James MacArthur dies at 72; actor played 'Danno' on 'Hawaii Five-0'
    James MacArthur, an actor best known for portraying Det. Danny "Danno" Williams on the original " Hawaii Five-0," the TV series that turned "Book 'em, Danno" into a national catchphrase, has died. He was 72. MacArthur, who also appeared in the classic...
  • George David Weiss dies at 89; songwriter co-wrote 'What a Wonderful World,' 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight'

    George David Weiss dies at 89; songwriter co-wrote 'What a Wonderful World,' 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight'
    George David Weiss, a prolific songwriter who co-wrote "Can't Help Falling in Love," "What a Wonderful World," "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and many other pop hits, has died. He was 89. Weiss, a former longtime president of the Songwriters Guild of America,...
  • Jack LaLanne dies at 96; spiritual father of U.S. fitness movement

    Jack LaLanne dies at 96; spiritual father of U.S. fitness movement
    Jack LaLanne, the seemingly eternal master of health and fitness who first popularized the idea that Americans should work out and eat right to retain youthfulness and vigor, died Sunday. He was 96. LaLanne died of respiratory failure due to pneumonia at...
  • Americans Elect seeks to upend primary system

    Americans Elect seeks to upend primary system
    County registrar offices across California on Thursday will begin receiving the product of an audacious enterprise — nearly 1.6 million signatures collected by Americans Elect, a group attempting to ride exasperation with the nation's political...
  • Samuel P. King dies at 94; longtime federal judge in Hawaii

    Samuel P. King dies at 94; longtime federal judge in Hawaii
    Samuel P. King, a federal judge who co-wrote an essay that led to major reform of one of the nation's richest charities, an educational trust founded by the estate of a Hawaiian princess, has died. He was 94. King died Dec. 7 in a Honolulu hospital...
  • Tsunami's biggest hit in Hawaii: the economy

    Hawaii officials estimate that the powerful tsunami generated from the Japan earthquake caused tens of millions of dollars in damage to ports, roads and homes in the state, and they expect tourism revenue to decline as Japanese travelers cancel vacations....
  • Barney F. Hajiro dies at 94; World War II Medal of Honor recipient

    Barney F. Hajiro dies at 94; World War II Medal of Honor recipient
    Barney F. Hajiro, whose heroic actions as a World War II Army private during the rescue of the so-called Lost Battalion and in two other fierce battles in eastern France earned him a belated Medal of Honor nearly six decades later, has died. He was 94....
  • Thursday, Dec. 30, 11:20 a.m.: A Chill In Phoenix As Tailgate Comes Together

    COLD in Phoenix [maybe not for you East Coasters, but definitely for us Hawaii types] but at least the sun is out! HUSKY HQ Tailgate Extravaganza now has close to 100 signed up, it'll be GREAT! Off to do supply shopping this AM, get our Block Party tix,...
  • Bruno Mars' astronomical success

    Bruno Mars' astronomical success
    In early September 2010, Bruno Mars found himself sitting in the posh lounge of North Hollywood's Larrabee Studios, a high-tech temple designed for creating pop-music smashes. Platinum discs from artists who've recorded there line Larrabee's walls, and in...
  • With 'Hereafter,' Clint Eastwood contemplates what's next

    With 'Hereafter,' Clint Eastwood contemplates what's next
    — On a recent misty morning, if you were standing in the right spot, you could have looked up to see a helicopter emerge from the pale heavens above this coastal enclave and a famous face squinting in concentration from the pilot's seat. Clint...