Marcella Hazan, a native of Italy who was best known for penning six cookbooks, passed away yesterday morning at her home in Florida. She was 89 years old.

Hazan's books were translated to English by Victor, her husband of 57 years, and focused on simple Italian recipes that could easily be whipped up any amateur chef.

Posted in: R.I.P.

Ken Norton Sr., a one-time heavyweight boxing champion, died today at a hospital in Arizona where he had been rehabilitating from a stroke he suffered in 2012. He was 70 years old.

Friend and manager Patrick Tenore confirmed the news of Norton's passing.

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