Oliver Sacks Dies; Author and Neurologist Was 82

Oliver Sacks Dies; Author and Neurologist Was 82

Famed research scientist Oliver Sacks passed away today at the age of 82.

Sacks' assistant confirmed the news to the New York Times this morning. The revered doctor and bestselling author revealed in February of this year that a tumor in his eye had spread cancer to his liver.

Posted in: R.I.P.
Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies; Broadway Star Was 21 Years Old

Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies; Broadway Star Was 21 Years Old

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, an actor best known for becoming the youngest person and the first African American to portray Jean Valjean in the stage production of Les Miserables, died on Friday in a tragic accident.

He was 21 years old.

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Justin Wilson Dies; IndyCar Racer was 37

Justin Wilson Dies; IndyCar Racer was 37

Justin Wilson, an IndyCar racer who sustained serious injuries in a horrific crash at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, has died as a result of that accident.

He was 37 years old.

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Yvonne Craig Dies; TV's Batgirl Was 78

Yvonne Craig Dies; TV's Batgirl Was 78

Yvonne Craig, the actress who played the role of Batgirl in the iconic '60s TV series, has passed away at the age of 78, her family confirms.

Posted in: TV
Baltimore Batman Tragically Dies in Highway Accident

Baltimore Batman Tragically Dies in Highway Accident

Tragedy has struck the city of Baltimore.

A local hero named Lenny B. Robinson, who became known around town as Baltimore Batman, died after a passing vehicle ran into him near Hagerstown, Maryland on Sunday.

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Uggie the Dog Dies; Star of The Artist Put to Sleep

Uggie the Dog Dies; Star of The Artist Put to Sleep

Uggie, the sweet Jack Russell dog who rose to stardom in the 2011 Oscar-winning film The Artist, has died.

After a battle with a prostate illness, the 13-year-old pup was put to sleep on Friday, August 7.

Posted in: Pets