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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Mary Oliver Dies at 83

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Mary Oliver Dies at 83

By Hillel Italie | Jan 18
Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83.

CBS' Mo Rocca to Begin Podcast Series on 'Mobituaries'

CBS' Mo Rocca to Begin Podcast Series on 'Mobituaries'

By David Bauder | Jan 15
CBS News "Sunday Morning" correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca has his own spin on obituaries.

Broadway Legend Carol Channing has Died at Age 97

Broadway Legend Carol Channing has Died at Age 97

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 15
Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97.

Shirley Boone, Wife of Pat Boone and Philanthropist, Dies

Shirley Boone, Wife of Pat Boone and Philanthropist, Dies

Jan 13
Shirley Boone, the longtime wife of singer Pat Boone as well as a philanthropist, has died. She was 84.

Gay Latin Trap Artist Kevin Fret Shot Dead in Puerto Rico at 24

Gay Latin Trap Artist Kevin Fret Shot Dead in Puerto Rico at 24

Jan 11
Rising Latin trap artist Kevin Fret was shot dead in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico Thursday morning. He was 24.

Memorial Events for Chris Harris Set for January 14 and 15

Memorial Events for Chris Harris Set for January 14 and 15

Jan 10
Lovingly known as the "King of Clubs," Chris Harris will be remembered on January 14 and 15 in Providence, RI.

Club Impresario Chris Harris Passes at 51

Club Impresario Chris Harris Passes at 51

Jan 10
Chris Harris, the club promoter who transformed the nightlife scenes in Boston and Providence over the past 15 years, died today. He was 51 years old. Service details to follow.

Boston Pride Names Chris Harris Honorary Parade Marshal for June Parade

Boston Pride Names Chris Harris Honorary Parade Marshal for June Parade

Jan 9
In a statement honoring Chris Harris, the club promoter who died earlier today, Boston Pride named him an Honorary Parade Marshal for the upcoming Boston Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Bob Einstein of Super Dave and 'Curb' Fame Dies at 76

Bob Einstein of Super Dave and 'Curb' Fame Dies at 76

By Lynn Elber | Jan 3
Bob Einstein, the veteran comedy writer and performer known for "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour," ''Curb Your Enthusiasm" and his spoof daredevil character Super Dave Osborne, has died, according to his brother, Albert Brooks. Einstein was 76.

Daryl Dragon, Captain of Captain & Tennille, Dead at 76

Daryl Dragon, Captain of Captain & Tennille, Dead at 76

By Hillel Italie | Jan 3
Daryl Dragon, the cap-wearing "Captain" of Captain & Tennille who teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such easy listening hits as "Love Will Keep Us Together" and "Muskrat Love," died Wednesday. He was 76.

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