Atlanta-based rapper Lil Phat was gunned down and killed in the parking lot of a Georgia hospital, officials confirmed Friday. He was only 19.

Two men seen running from the scene are being hunted by police.

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Ray Bradbury, a writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vivid tales entertained the world and provided lasting, speculative blueprints for its future, has died. He was 91.

Bradbury died Tuesday night, his daughter, Alexandra Bradbury, told the AP.

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Richard Dawson, the legendary host of Family Feud and a veteran film and TV actor, has died from complications due to esophageal cancer, according to his son.

He was 79. Gary Dawson wrote on Facebook late Saturday:

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Following a hospitalization for abdominal surgery in North Carolina, Grammy-winning folk singer Doc Watson passed away yesterday, the Associated Press confirms. He was 89.

The singer/songwriter actually lost his eyesight as a child, but that didn't stop him from going on to record such hits as "Tom Dooley" and "Shady Grove."

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Johnny Tapia, a five-time boxing champion whose turbulent career was marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and legal problems, has died.

He was 45. Authorities were called to his house in New Mexico at about 7:45 p.m. on Sunday. The death didn't appear to be suspicious, officials said.

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Donna Summer's funeral in Tennessee has brought together musical legends from across the world, including famed record producer David Foster.

In addition to Summer, he worked with Michael Jackson, the Bee Gees and many other big name acts from the 1970s to the present day.

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Robin Gibb, one of three brothers who made up the Bee Gees and their now-iconic 1970s sound, has died. The singer succumbed to cancer at 62.

Gibb "passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery," said a statement, which was attributed to Robin's family.

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Donna Summer died this morning after a battle with cancer. She was 63.

The singer was in Florida at the time of her death, according to reports.

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History Channel star Mitchell Guist, who appeared on Swamp People alongside his brother and passed away following a fall from his boat, died of natural causes.

So states the official autopsy for Guist, E! News confirms, though Sheriff Mike Waguespack of the Assumption Parrish Sheriff's Department in Louisiana says "more details will be released when the final report is made" in four to five weeks.

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Chuck Brown, a musician known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," has died.

The Washington, D.C. musical giant, born in Gaston, N.C., and perhaps best known for his group's 1979 chart-topping hit "Bustin' Loose," was 75.

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Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., has died.

She was 52. Law enforcement sources say she was found dead in her Mount Kisco, N.Y., home this morning. The cause of death has not been reported.

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