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“Seinfeld” actress Estelle Harris has died in Palm Desert at age 93

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PALM DESERT (CNS) - Actress Estelle Harris, who played the mother of Jason Alexander's character George Costanza on "Seinfeld,'' has died at her home in Palm...

Navy Identifies SEAL Candidate Who Died During `Hell Week’

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CORONADO - The Navy said today that SEAL candidate Seaman Kyle Mullen, 24, of Manalapan, N.J., died at Sharp Coronado Hospital several hours after...

Facebook puts Instagram for kids on hold after pushback

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Michelle ChapmanThe Associated PressFacebook is putting a hold on the development of a kids’ version of Instagram, geared toward children under 13, to address...

Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

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DAVID BAUDER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades...

John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80

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CALVIN WOODWARD and DESIREE SEALS Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state...

Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies

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DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Downs, the genial, versatile broadcaster who became one of television's most familiar and welcome faces...

Carl Reiner, beloved creator of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dies

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MIKE STEWART Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a "second banana"...

Jerry Stiller, comedian and ‘Seinfeld’ actor, dies at 92

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The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached...

Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87

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KRISTIN M. HALL AP Entertainment Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock 'n' roll whose piercing wail, pounding...

Civil rights pioneer and face of gay marriage dies at 95

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JANIE HAR Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gay rights pioneer Phyllis Lyon, who with her longtime partner was among the first same-sex couples to...