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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Mitchell Guist, one of the stars of Swamp People on the History Channel, died this morning from injuries suffered during a fall off his boat.

Authorities tell WBRW.com the accident occurred around 9 a.m. along the Belle River in Louisiana.

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Renowned hair stylist and fashion icon Vidal Sassoon, known for creating the "bob" style and for a line of consumer products that bear his name, has died.

Sassoon passed away today from an unspecified illness at his home on Mulholland Drive in Hollywood. Family members were by his side. Vidal was 84.

Meow, the 39-pound cat whose extreme obesity made headlines in the last two years, has died, the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society confirms.

He succumbed to respiratory problems. Meow was two.

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Maurice Sendak, the author of one of the most popular children's books of all-time, has passed from complications related to a stroke. He was 83.

A writer and an illustrator, Sendak rose to prominence in 1963 with the publication of "Where the Wild Things Are." It was made into a movie in 2009.

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