ObituariesDebbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher linked by death
The mother and daughter, separated by so many differences both personal and generational, are likely drawn closer in the public memory after their deaths on successive days
ObituariesNASA climate scientist and astronaut Sellers dies at 61
"Piers devoted his life to saving the planet," NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a statement. "His legacy will be one not only of urgency that the climate is warming but also of hope that we can yet improve humanity's stewardship of this planet."
ObituariesActress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60
She made her feature film debut opposite Warren Beatty in the 1975 hit "Shampoo." Fisher also appeared in "Austin Powers," ''The Blues Brothers," ''Charlie's Angels," ''Hannah and Her Sisters," ''Scream 3" and "When Harry Met Sally ..."
ObituariesVera Rubin, who did pioneering work on dark matter, dies
"It goes without saying that, as a woman scientist, Vera Rubin had to overcome a number of barriers along the way," California Institute of Technology physicist Sean Carroll tweeted Monday.
ObituariesPop superstar George Michael dies of heart failure at 53
The memorable image of the two uniformed policemen kissing in the video — both funny and outrageous at the time — helped Michael come out as a proud gay man. He was unashamed, unapologetic and ready to poke fun at himself even as he produced a steady stream of hits.
- Vet who served with pioneering 1st black Marines dies at 89
- Veteran TV, stage director Jeffrey Hayden dies at 90
- George Kosana, sheriff in ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ dies
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- Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher linked by death
- Filmmaker who chronicled Chicago school dies in Africa
- Longtime special teams coach DeHaven dies of prostate cancer
- NASA climate scientist and astronaut Sellers dies at 61
- Vera Rubin, who did pioneering work on dark matter, dies
- Comedian Ricky Harris from “Everybody Hates Chris” dies
- Actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60
- Fans mourn pop’s George Michael as charities reveal his work