| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Rock critic Robert Hilburn, who wrote much about Lou Reed during his more than 30 years at the Los Angeles Times, told The Times on Sunday that of all the people he had interviewed over the years, Reed was the most different from his public image....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Hal Needham, a highly regarded Hollywood stuntman and director of frothy, adrenaline-pumped films like "Smokey and the Bandit" and "Cannonball Run," has died. He was 82.
Needham died Friday in Los Angeles, according to his business managers at Laura...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Bill Sharman, an All-Star guard for the Boston Celtics in the 1950s who became coach of the Lakers and led the team to its first NBA championship in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, died Friday. He was 87.
Sharman, who suffered a stroke last week,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Augusto Odone, whose battle to find a treatment for his son's rare disease was the basis for the 1992 film "Lorenzo's Oil," died Thursday in Italy. He was 80 and had been suffering from heart problems and other ailments, according to his daughter,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:33 AM
British actor-singer Noel Harrison, best known for his recording of the Oscar-winning ballad "The Windmills of Your Mind" and as secret agent Mark Slate in NBC's 1960s TV series "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E," died Saturday night at the age of 79....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:13 AM
American cyclist Amy Dombroski died Thursday after being hit by a truck while training in Belgium, the cyclo-cross team Telenet-Fidea has reported.
The 26-year-old native of Jericho, Vt., who became part of the Boulder, Colo., cycling community, has...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Wally Bell had been a member part of an officiating crew for the Major League Baseball playoffs last week. And there was a space for the veteran umpire as the crew for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series lined up Tuesday afternoon.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:33 PM
As audiences flock to see "Gravity," it is a reminder of the eternal wonders of space travel and the longing that deeper mysteries may be answered from the other side of the Earth's atmosphere. The news Thursday of the death of Scott Carpenter, one of the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:48 PM
When the topic of the Pogues comes up in casual conversation, the first thought isn’t necessarily the sound of their guitars. More likely it has something to do with singer Shane MacGowan’s sneering voice, the driving accordion, the whistle...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Stanley Kauffmann, the longtime film and theater critic of The New Republic who in the 20th century helped define movie reviews as an intellectual form, has died. He was 97.
Kauffmann died from complications of pneumonia in New York. A tribute will be...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:12 AM
"Today" has lost its biggest fan: Linny Boyette, who made the trek to Rockefeller Plaza to join the show's live audience nearly every weekday for the past 20 years, died Sunday due to complications from a heart attack. He was 71, according to "Today."...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:45 AM
JERUSALEM -- Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, one of Israel's most influential religious and political leaders, died Monday at age 93.
In recent weeks, the aging rabbi had hospitalized for a series of medical conditions including back surgery, respiratory problems...