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National May 20, 2019

Japanese sculptor Tomonori Toyofuku dies at 94

Tomonori Toyofuku, a sculptor known for his abstract works featuring many oval holes, died Saturday at a hospital in the city of Fukuoka, according to his assistant. He was 94. Born in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Toyofuku learned woodcarving under the late sculptor Chodo Tominaga after ...

I.M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102

World May 17, 2019

I.M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, the pre-eminent U.S. architect who forged a distinct brand of modern building design with his sharp lines and stark structures, has died in New York, his sons' architecture firm said Thursday. He was 102 years old. From the controversial Louvre Pyramid in Paris ...

Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

More Sports / Football May 14, 2019

Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

Gunther Cunningham's life would have been vastly different had his family not emigrated from postwar Germany, settling in California when he was a young boy. For one thing, he almost certainly never would have dedicated his life to football. Yet Cunningham would go on to spend ...

WWII-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye dies at 97

World May 11, 2019

WWII-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye dies at 97

The Navajo Nation has announced that World War II-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. has died. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says Begaye died Friday in Chinle, Arizona. He was 97. Begaye was among hundreds of Navajos who served in the Marine Corps, using a ...