Venida Browder died of complications from a heart attack Friday, just 16 months after her son hanged himself in the wake of three horrific years on Rikers Island.
Skateboarding lost a good one on Wednesday.
Protests erupt in North Carolina after a fatal police shooting, Ahmad Rahami is charged with using weapons of mass destruction, Chinese hackers remotely attack the Tesla Model S, and more.
Phyllis Schlafly's career of fighting feminism was made possible by the forces she spent her life battling. And in the end, she lost.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Blazing Saddles will be back on the big screen one more time in honor of the legendary actor.
Though probably best known for playing the Dude's wheelchair-bound nemesis, Huddleston's half-a-century-long acting career was long and varied.
We will never forget her infectious catchphrase, "Call me now!"
The Labour MP fought hate and injustice for her whole life. Here, the people who knew her call on others to continue that fight.
When he rhymed, we rhymed too, believing that we could spit homespun verse to proclaim our majesty. We too could "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee." We too could "rumble, young man, rumble." We too could say that we "shook up the world."
He represented the idea that you can be the most delusional version of yourself, and no one can stop you, as long as you win.
In 1971, just after returning to boxing and losing to Joe Frazier and just before his case went to the Supreme Court, Muhammad Ali picked up an unsuspecting 19-year-old thumbing a ride in Chicago.
By being big, bold, beautiful, and black, Muhammad Ali charted a path for hip-hop's pioneers to follow, and taught us how to be men.
Stories of Muhammad Ali's speed, toughness, generosity, ego, and wit.
Katherine Dunn died this week, but her work—especially the incredible novel Geek Love—spoke to everyone who thought of themselves as an outsider or weirdo.
The late singer was scheduled to meet with the doc the day after he was found dead, according to a local paper.
Law enforcement officials are looking into any drugs Prince might have taken prior to his death, and whether a doctor was in the mix.
A collection of illustrations by various artists to honor and pay tribute to the one, the only, Prince Rogers Nelson.
A sociologist breaks down the mechanics behind the public displays of grief after a cultural hero dies.
TMZ reports that the pop star's emergency jet landing last week might have been due to a Percocet overdose.
Prince is dead, and that sucks, but what he leaves behind changed us forever.
And so, another great name from British pop culture slips into the great federal correction complex in the sky.
After spending five years in prison on drug charges, Coss Marte decided to open his own gym in Manhattan based on the workouts he learned inside.
The forward-thinking, controversial architect died yesterday at the age of 65.