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  • Randall Dale Adams dies at 61; wrongfully convicted of murdering a policeman

    Randall Dale Adams, a former death row inmate who gained freedom after flaws in his conviction for the murder of a Dallas policeman were exposed in a critically acclaimed documentary, has died. He was 61. Adams died Oct. 30, 2010, of a brain tumor,...
  • Daniel Schorr dies at 93; controversial CBS and CNN broadcaster became elder statesman at NPR

    Daniel Schorr dies at 93; controversial CBS and CNN broadcaster became elder statesman at NPR
    Daniel Schorr, who became the elder statesman of public radio after decades as a feisty television broadcaster for CBS and CNN, has died. He was 93. Schorr died Friday morning after a short illness at a Washington hospital, National Public Radio...
  • The Review: Sotto

    The Review: Sotto
    The Test Kitchen — that temporary restaurant with a rotating roster of chefs — is no more, but in its place we get Sotto, a new Italian restaurant from Steve Samson and partner Zach Pollack. And it's ample compensation. The name means "under"...
  • Digestives to help the holiday meal go down

    Digestives to help the holiday meal go down
    We've all been there. It's the classic postprandial Thanksgiving moment, practically hallowed by time and tradition: You have pushed away your plate. You're just past the point of contentment, and your stomach, stretched to its limit, has just begun to...
  • Jimmy Dean dies at 81; country music star and sausage king

    Jimmy Dean dies at 81; country music star and sausage king
    When the Country Music Assn. announced in February that Jimmy Dean would be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year, Dean joked, "I thought I was already in there." "Seriously, it brought a huge grin to my face," he said in a news...
  • Art Linkletter dies at 97; broadcasting pioneer created 'Kids Say the Darndest Things'

    Art Linkletter dies at 97; broadcasting pioneer created 'Kids Say the Darndest Things'
    Art Linkletter, the radio and television talk-show pioneer who was best known for eliciting hilarious remarks from the mouths of babes and who late in life was a popular motivational speaker and author, challenging seniors to live as zestfully as he did,...
  • Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'

    Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'
    Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early '60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit "Sing Along With Mitch" TV show in the early '60s while becoming one of the era's most...
  • Arthur 'Kit' Murray dies at 92; pilot set Bell X-1A altitude record

    Arthur 'Kit' Murray dies at 92; pilot set Bell X-1A altitude record
    Retired Col. Arthur "Kit" Murray, an experimental test pilot who set an altitude record in 1954 when he piloted a Bell X-1A at 90,000 feet at nearly twice the speed of sound, has died. He was 92. Murray died July 25 of complications from Alzheimer's...
  • Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist

    Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist
    Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
  • Carl Gardner dies at 83; founding member of the Coasters

    Carl Gardner dies at 83; founding member of the Coasters
    Carl Gardner, a founding member and lead singer of the Coasters, the renowned R&B vocal group whose memorably amusing hits included "Yakety Yak," "Charlie Brown" and "Poison Ivy," has died. He was 83. Gardner, who had been battling congestive heart...
  • Who won the GOP debate? The audience thought Ron Paul did

    Who won the GOP debate? The audience thought Ron Paul did
    Who won last night's Republican presidential debate on CNN?  It's a question a lot of pundits have been asking -- and there seems to be some consensus forming among the analysts: Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann....