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Ben Bradlee Dead At 93

Long-time Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has passed away at age 93. From the moment he took over The Post newsroom in 1965, Mr. Bradlee sought to create an important newspaper that would go far beyond the traditional model of a metropolitan daily. He achieved that goal by combining compelling news stories based on aggressive [...]

Tim Hauser founded the Grammy-winning group in the early ’70’s. [They had] hits such as “Operator” and “The Boy from New York City.” They went on to win multiple pop and jazz Grammy Awards. Their critically acclaimed album, 1985’s “Vocalese,” earned a whopping 12 Grammy nominations. Alan Paul, Janis Siegel and Cheryl Bentyne — who [...]

Joan Rivers died of “anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest during laryngoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with propofol sedation for evaluation of voice changes and gastroesophageal reflux disease.” In layman’s terms, according to WABC, Rivers had been sedated with propofol before an endoscopy to examine her vocal cords, as well as treat possible acid reflux. She then [...]

Brittany Maynard (pictured), has vowed to end her life November 1, but another terminally ill patient is begging her to reconsider. Maynard, who has stage 4 glioblastoma, released a heartbreaking video this week discussing her desire to die with dignity while also encouraging other states to make the practice of doctor assisted suicide legal. Now, [...]

Jean-Clause “Baby Doc” Duvalier died of a heart attack at age 63. Mr. Duvalier continued to defend what human rights workers called one of the most oppressive governments in the Western Hemisphere, following in the footsteps of his father, François, known as Papa Doc, who died in 1971. The son was 19 when he assumed [...]

Melissa Rivers is planning to sue Dr. Gwen Korovin, accused of performing an unscheduled biopsy on Joan Rivers. It’s very difficult to discuss something so unpleasant with her, but she is going to launch a lawsuit,” a friend of Melissa Rivers told the Daily Mail. “Korovin maintains privileges at one of the city’s most prestigious [...]

A cemetery worker and several others say they heard a woman screaming from her coffin after being “buried alive.”   The cemetery worker in Greece told police he could hear muffled shouts and banging coming from the plot of a 49-year-old woman who had been pronounced dead and buried that day, according to Metro. The [...]

A new book co-written by Bob Zmuda, Andy Kaufman’s writing partner, claims the comedian is still with us. In 1980, legendary comedian Andy Kaufman and his writing partner, Bob Zmuda, wrote a script for a film called “The Tony Clifton Story,” based on a character of Kaufman’s. On Page 124, there is a block of [...]

Former Congressman James A. Traficant Jr. (D-Ohio) died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Health Center, according to family spokesperson Heidi Hanni. Hanni sent a text message that reads: “Traficant dead.” The 73-year-old former congressman was listed in “very critical condition” after a tractor accident on Tuesday night at his family farm in Greenford. The Vindicator reports: [...]

Francis, 89, and Anne, 86, have not revealed their last names. The couple’s adult children claim they would not be able to care for one parent if the other died. The kids have found a doctor to help end their parents’ lives in a first-ever double euthanasia. The Daily Mail claims the couple in Brussels, [...]

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