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Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and close ally of Bill Clinton, dies

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Washington Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and close adviser to former President Bill Clinton, died Monday evening, multiple sources close to the family tell CNN. He was 85. The former president of the National ...

TV pioneer and former NFL star Irv Cross dies at 81

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Broadcasting pioneer and former NFL Pro Bowl cornerback Irv Cross died Sunday morning in Minnesota, the Philadelphia Eagles announced on the team's website. He was 81. Cross was the first African American sports ana...

DC mayor’s sister dies from Covid-19

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Washington Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser's sister died Wednesday at age 64 from "complications related to Covid-19," the mayor said in a statement. "My family and I are mourning the loss of my sister, Mercia Bowser...

Man dies after police kneel on his neck for nearly 5 minutes, family says in wrongful death claim

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A 30-year-old Northern California man undergoing a mental health episode died days after police officers kneeled on the back of his neck for nearly five minutes to subdue him, lawyers for his family said. Angelo Qui...

Father-to-be in New York dies after device meant for gender reveal party explodes

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A 28-year-old man died after a device meant to be used at a gender reveal party exploded, according to New York State Police. Police responded to a report of an explosion just before noon on Sunday. Christopher Pekn...

Johnny Pacheco, who popularized salsa music in the US, dies at 85

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Johnny Pacheco played music that made it impossible to sit still. The Dominican-born multi-instrumentalist experimented with different Latin American musical styles, though he was particularly enamored with Afro-Cub...

Rapper Nicki Minaj’s father dies in hit-and-run, police say

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Rapper Nicki Minaj's father has died in a hit-and-run accident, police said. Robert Maraj, 64, was walking in Mineola, Long Island, on Friday at 6:15 p.m. when he was "was struck by a northbound, undescribed, vehicl...

Carlos Menem, former President of Argentina, dies at 90

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Buenos Aires Former Argentine President Carlos Menem died on Sunday, his daughter, Zulema Menem, has confirmed to CNN. He was 90 years old. Menem took office in July 1989 and promoted laws to reform the government an...

Televangelist Frederick K.C. Price dies following hospitalization for Covid-19. He was 89

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Televangelist Frederick K.C. Price, whose Los Angeles ministry became a megachurch with about 28,000 members and televised services that reached millions, died Friday, according to a family statement on the Facebook...

Marty Schottenheimer, legendary NFL head coach, dies at 77

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Marty Schottenheimer, a former NFL coach who led four teams to 200 regular season victories over more than two decades, has died. He was 77. He passed away from Alzheimer's disease, according to ESPN. "Marty will...

Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell dies in prison

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An Ohio serial killer who strangled women and hid their corpses in and around his Cleveland home has died in state prison, an official said. Anthony Sowell, 61, died Monday afternoon after being admitted to an end-o...

GOP Rep. Ron Wright dies following Covid diagnosis

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Washington Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died, his congressional office announced in a statement Monday, saying that he had been admitted to the hospital after contracting Covid-19. "Congressman Ron Wright ...

Jim Weatherly, ‘Midnight Train to Georgia’ songwriter, dies at 77

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Jim Weatherly first gained notice as a University of Mississippi football player, and then as a hit songwriter. And his love for the game led to his greatest success in music, involving first a young Farrah Fawcett ...

Dianne Durham, the first Black national champion of US gymnastics, dies at 52

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At just 14 years old, Dianne Durham stood before thousands of spectators on the biggest stage in American gymnastics. She'd just hurt her foot in an earlier, near-perfect balance beam routine -- but she wasn't thin...

Hal Holbrook, veteran actor who portrayed Mark Twain, dies at 95

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Hal Holbrook, a legendary Emmy and Tony Award winning actor died January 23 at his home in Beverly Hills, his daughter Victoria told CNN on Tuesday. He was 95. This story is developing....

A California man dies after falling 95-feet while canyoneering in Death Valley National Park

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A man canyoneering in Death Valley National Park has died after falling off a cliff, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Justin Ibershoff, 38, from Los Angeles, died on Saturday as he was descending a tech...

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