U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

National Jul 22, 2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died at the age of 72, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Monday in a note to member states. "The Secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency regrets to inform with deepest sadness of the passing away ...

1960s prankster Paul Krassner, who named Yippies, dies at 87

World Jul 22, 2019

1960s prankster Paul Krassner, who named Yippies, dies at 87

Paul Krassner, the publisher, author and radical political activist on the front lines of 1960s counterculture who helped tie together his loose-knit prankster group by naming them the Yippies, died Sunday in Southern California, his daughter said. Krassner died at his home in Desert Hot ...

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies at 55

More Sports / Boxing Jul 16, 2019

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies at 55

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach said the former fighter was hit by a ...

Valentina Cortese, Italian screen diva, dead at 96

Entertainment News Jul 11, 2019

Valentina Cortese, Italian screen diva, dead at 96

Valentina Cortese, an Italian postwar screen diva who was nominated for a best supporting actress Oscar but lost out to Ingrid Bergman, died on Wednesday. She was 96. Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala announced the death of the Milan-born actress in a tweet, thanking Cortese for ...