1960s 'Mister Ed' sitcom star Alan Young dies at 96

May 21, 2016

1960s 'Mister Ed' sitcom star Alan Young dies at 96

Actor and comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom “Mister Ed,” has died at age 96, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. The English-born, Canadian-educated Young died Thursday, according ...

Ex-fighter pilot and anti-war activist Kaname Harada dies at 99

May 7, 2016

Ex-fighter pilot and anti-war activist Kaname Harada dies at 99

Kaname Harada, a former Japanese fighter pilot and anti-war activist, died Tuesday in Nagano due to multiple organ failure, his family said. He was 99. Harada participated in the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II, having flown the Imperial Japanese Navy’s legendary ...

Ex-trade minister Shinji Sato dies at 84

May 4, 2016

Ex-trade minister Shinji Sato dies at 84

Former Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker and trade minister Shinji Sato has died, a source from his hometown in Yamaguchi Prefecture said Wednesday. He was 84. In December 2012, Sato drew public attention when he said he had a document on a secret Japan-U.S. pact, ...

Police find no signs of trauma or suicide in Prince's death

Apr 23, 2016

Police find no signs of trauma or suicide in Prince's death

There was no evidence of trauma on Prince’s body when he was found unresponsive in an elevator at his huge compound or any indication the music icon committed suicide, U.S. authorities said Friday. Stunned fans massed outside the superstar’s Paisley Park studio complex on ...

A day with Prince at Paisley Park

Apr 22, 2016

A day with Prince at Paisley Park

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In September 2014, Associated Press Global Entertainment Editor Nekesa Mumbi Moody spent a day with Prince at Paisley Park. The following story was originally published on Sept. 29, 2014: Nightfall is fast approaching at Paisley Park. There are few lights on in the cavernous ...