The husband of former Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris, who became known nationally for her role in the contested 2000 presidential election, was found dead Tuesday of an apparent suicide at the couple's mansion, police said.
Harris' husband, Anders Ebbeson, 68, was found dead at the home when officers were called Tuesday morning, said Sarasota Police spokeswoman Genevieve ...
Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney, died Tuesday. She was 79.
The Walt Disney Company president and CEO Robert Iger said Tuesday that Disney Miller "will be greatly missed by all who knew her," noting "she holds a special play in the history of The Walt Disney Company and in the hearts of fans everywhere."
Former NFL linebacker Thomas Howard died early Monday morning following a high-speed car crash on a freeway in Oakland.
The Alameda County Coroner's office said the 30-year-old Howard was one of two men who died in the crash Monday. The driver of the other car, 64-year-old Zeng Long Liu of Hayward, also died in the crash.
Doris Lessing, the diminutive grande dame of English literature whose richly imagined, scathingly perceptive novels helped define early feminism and the doomed idealism of the postwar generation, died Sunday in London. She was 94.
Her publisher, HarperCollins, announced her death, saying it was peaceful.
Lessing was the oldest-ever recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature ...