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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...

Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne dies from coronavirus

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ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on...

Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85; fought virus

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JANET McCONNAUGHEY and REBECCA SANTANA  Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ellis Marsalis Jr., jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan that...

Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77

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JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Fred "Curly" Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died....