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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Former NFL great Junior Seau was found dead in his home in Oceanside, Calif., today. Police say the likely cause of death was suicide. He was 43 years old.

Law enforcement sources reportedly believe Seau, a USC and pro football standout for 20 seasons, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. 

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Patricia Medina, a British-born actress whose Hollywood career as a leading lady in the '50s spanned comedies, dramas, adventure films and thrillers, has died.

She was 92. Medina, the widow of actor Joseph Cotten, passed away Saturday at Barlow Respiratory Hospital in Los Angeles. She had been in declining health.

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