Larry Hagman, a veteran actor best known for his role as J.R. Ewing on Dallas, has passed away. He was 81.

The star created the role on the original series and reprised it last year when TNT rebooted the popular drama. He announced in the summer of 2011 that he was being treated for cancer, and then followed that up a few months ago by telling the world he was in "remission."

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A horrific collision in Hong Kong Monday resulted in the deaths of two visiting chefs from Heston Blumenthal's famous British restaurant, The Fat Duck.

Lotus PR identified the late Fat Duck chefs as Jorge Ivan Arango Herrera and Carl Magnus Lindgren. The chefs' taxi driver also died in the tragic crash.

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Ellen Douglas has passed away. The Mississippi author, whose novel Apostles of Light was a 1973 National Book Award nominee, was 91 years old.

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Arlen Specter, a former U.S. Senator who made headlines toward the end of his career by switching from the Republican Party to the Democratic side, passed away yesterday after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

He was 82.

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Actor and TV host Gary Collins has died of natural causes. He was 74 years old.

He passed away just before 1 a.m. Saturday in Biloxi, Miss., according to reports.

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