Obituaries

Iconic anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Iconic anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela dies at 95

South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has died aged 95 at his Johannesburg home, family and friends had gathered to pay their last respects to the iconic figure that inspired millions around the world. WATCH LIVE: Mourners sing near Nelson Mandela’s home South African president Jacob Zuma addressed the nation on live television to make […]

James Gandolfini Was ‘Walking Time Bomb,’ Says Top Heart Doctor

James Gandolfini Was ‘Walking Time Bomb,’ Says Top Heart Doctor

For many of us, summer vacation is a time when we eat too much, drink too much, do too much physically, and perhaps neglect to take our medications. That’s why vacation heart attacks like the one apparently suffered by TV star James Gandolfini are tragically common, a top cardiologist tells Newsmax Health. “The Sopranos” actor […]

Larry Hagman dead at 81

Larry Hagman dead at 81

He died on November 23, 2012 from complications of throat cancer. The 81-year-old actor was surrounded by friends and family before he passed peacefully, “just as he’d wished for,” the statement said. Linda Gray, his on-screen wife and later ex-wife in the original series and the sequel, was among those with Hagman in his final […]

Remembering Jack Becker

Remembering Jack Becker

“Jack was a role model to me…. He strongly believed in educating our community and so he would come out with us [humane education staff] to present at schools. He would talk about his dogs and about Animal Samaritans with such love…. I will miss him greatly.”  — Diana Martinez, Animal Samaritans Humane Educator.  Jack […]

Richard Milanovich dies at 69; Agua Caliente Band chairman

Richard Milanovich dies at 69; Agua Caliente Band chairman

Richard Milanovich brought new wealth and political muscle to tribes throughout the state by expanding gambling on tribal lands. Richard Milanovich, who as chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians helped to usher in a new age of wealth and political muscle for many Native Americans through the expansion of tribal casinos in […]