Hannity's liberal Fox foil Alan Colmes dead at 66

Feb 24, 2017

Hannity's liberal Fox foil Alan Colmes dead at 66

Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died. Fox spokeswoman Dana Klinghoffer confirmed his death Thursday. Fox also aired a tribute to Colmes, narrated ...

Legacy of Roe v. Wade endures after death of woman who sued

Feb 19, 2017

Legacy of Roe v. Wade endures after death of woman who sued

Using the pseudonym “Jane Roe,” Norma McCorvey undertook a legal challenge that culminated in the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in 1973 that legalized abortion nationwide. McCorvey died Saturday at age 69. A look at the case, known as Roe v. Wade, the central ...

Dutch creator of Miffy the rabbit dies at 89

Feb 18, 2017

Dutch creator of Miffy the rabbit dies at 89

Dutch artist and illustrator Dick Bruna, creator of the beloved children’s character Miffy the white rabbit, has died at age 89. The author, who penned 124 picture books during a career that spanned six decades, died in his sleep late Thursday in his hometown ...

'Third Generation' novelist Shumon Miura dies at 91

Feb 5, 2017

'Third Generation' novelist Shumon Miura dies at 91

Shumon Miura, renowned novelist who also led the Cultural Affairs Agency, died of pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital on Friday, his family said Saturday. He was 91. Miura was known as one of the so-called Third Generation of postwar writers including Shusaku Endo and ...