Mario Cuomo, a three-term governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic party for several decades, passed away Thursday at the age of 82.

His death came as his son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, delivered inaugural addresses in Manhattan and Buffalo, N.Y., having being sworn in for his own second term.

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Iconic rock singer Joe Cocker passed away from lung cancer today at the age of 70.

Even if you're not familiar with Cocker's name, you'll likely recognize the trademark raspy voice that crooned such memorable hits as his famous cover of The Beatles' "With a Little Help From My Friends:"

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